A full return to college campuses is on course for the autumn.
Higher Education Minister Simon Harris will brief his colleagues today on the plan to re-open third-level education.
Numbers are likely to be managed and staggered - but smaller lectures, workshops, libraries and tutorials will return at a minimum.
Minister Harris will tell his colleagues rapid antigen testing may also form part of the safety measures for re-opening.
Niall Collins, Junior Education Minister says it's important to get students back on campus: