Tesco in Carrick-on-Shannon is now limiting the number of people that can enter its store.
The company has confirmed that stores across the country, including all branches in the Shannonside region are managing the number of people in their stores in order to ensure physical distancing.
Retail Excellence Ireland is calling on all grocery stores with multiple departments to close their textiles, clothing and homeware areas.
The business group says these shops should prioritise the sale of food during the coronavirus pandemic.
It says there has been a significant rise in the number of people online shopping in recent days.
REI is asking all shoppers to be patient as delivery is now taking longer than usual.