27 March 2020 – De facto lockdown announced until Easter

Type of Intervention: Executive Order, Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Executive Office, Civil Defence
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Taoiseach, Department of Health

Overview: Irish government announces sweeping restrictions that will put Ireland in a de facto lockdown to try to slow the spread of coronavirus. All public and private gatherings banned until Easter.
Full details here: https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/cf9b0d-new-public-health-measures-effective-now-to-prevent-further-spread-o/

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: To contain the spread of Covid-19