Cork shoppers flock to hardware stores as coronavirus restrictions ease

Cork shoppers flock to hardware stores as coronavirus restrictions ease
Shoppers wait in a queue outside Woodies in Blackpool

On Friday, it was announced that phase one of reopening Ireland’s society and economy could go ahead.

The queue at Woodies in Blackpool.
The queue at Woodies in Blackpool.

This means some shops and outdoor amenities are allowed open their doors from today.

The rush to pick up items has been replicated in other parts of the country too.

People and customers wearing face masks queueing outside Woodies Garden centre in Glasnevin Dublin as they keep the social distancing while waiting to get inside the store. Photo: Leon Farrell/RollingNews.ie
People and customers wearing face masks queueing outside Woodies Garden centre in Glasnevin Dublin as they keep the social distancing while waiting to get inside the store. Photo: Leon Farrell/RollingNews.ie
People and customers queueing outside Woodies Garden centre in Glasnevin Dublin in the rain as they keep the social distancing while waiting to get inside the store. Photo: Leon Farrell/RollingNews.ie
People and customers queueing outside Woodies Garden centre in Glasnevin Dublin in the rain as they keep the social distancing while waiting to get inside the store. Photo: Leon Farrell/RollingNews.ie

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