The European Medicines Agency has approved the use of vaccines in children aged between 5 and 11.
The green light has been given for Pfizer vaccines to be given in reduced doses.
The EMA has made a significant approval that vaccines are safe for use in children.
The data will now be considered by NIAC, to see if they give approval for 5 to 11 year olds to take what is a reduced dose of Pfizer.
It comes as NPHET is meeting to consider whether primary school children should have to wear masks.
Infectious diseases Professor Sam McConkey doesn't think it's a runner.
NPHET will issue recommendations to the Health Minister later, but it's not expected more restrictions will be announced today.