Cabinet Ministers have approved the plan for re-opening the economy over the next few months.
The Taoiseach addressed the nation just after 6pm.
Inter-county travel, meet-ups in back gardens and personal services like barbers and hairdressers will all return on the 10th.
Inter-county travel can resume on May 10th, libraries, museums and galleries can also reopen on May 10th. Three households can meet outdoors, including in private gardens, from May 10th.
Personal services, like barbers, hairdressers and beauticians, can reopen on May 10th by appointment only. Click and collect retail will resume on May 10th and all shops will be able to open on May 17th. Hotels, B&Bs and guesthouses will open on June 2nd - if Covid rates stay under control.
Outdoor hospitality, including restaurants and pubs, will open on June 7th - if Covid rates stay under control. Outdoor sports training for adults can commence in pods of 15 from May 10th.
50 people will be allowed attend religious services, including weddings, funerals and Masses, from May 10th
From June 7th
Outdoor sports matches can recommence, with no spectators.
Gyms, swimming pools and leisure centres can reopen for individual training.
25 people can attend wedding receptions.
Indoor visits in private homes from one other household can begin again.