Local COVID information for “Galway, Ireland”

COVID Risk Level: MEDIUM (COVID-19 transmission is medium in Ireland. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated December 2021.)
Last updated: December 2, 2021, 2:19 pm

Government measures

The local government has imposed some restrictions.

While traveling in Ireland you will be required to follow the guidelines introduced by the local government. These regulations are based on risk levels and aimed at improving your safety.

National Restrictions

Use of mask

Required
Face masks are required in enclosed environments and on public transport.

Public transportation

Operating
Public transportation is operating as usual.

Restaurants

Restrictions in place
Restaurants are open until midnight and indoor dining is reserved for vaccinated and recovered customers, with seating limited to a maximum of 10 people per table. Customers are required to provide their personal details for contact tracing purposes.

Bars

Restrictions in place
Bars are open until midnight and indoor dining is reserved for vaccinated and recovered customers, with seating limited to a maximum of 10 people per table. Customers are required to provide their personal details for contact tracing purposes.

Nightclubs

Restrictions in place
Nightclubs are open until midnight and indoor events are reserved for vaccinated and recovered customers. Customers are required to provide their personal details for contact tracing purposes.

Shops

Restrictions in place
Shops and services are open with adapted safety measures in place, such as the use of hand sanitizer and social distancing.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current COVID risk in Galway, Ireland?

Currently the risk level is medium. COVID-19 transmission is medium in Ireland. The transmission level is based on global health and disease data from John Hopkins University, updated December 2021.. The current R number is 1.03789036047208

Do I have to quarantine when I arrive?

Quarantine information is guided by your origin.
Please check our travel information page for more details.

Do I have to wear a mask in Galway, Ireland?

Face masks are required.

Do I have to quarantine when I return to my country?

Quarantine information is guided by your origin.
Please check our travel information page for more details.

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