Cork residents look set to have the right to travel anywhere within the county as Phase two of the Government roadmap is to kick in on Monday.
Those who live close to a border will likely be entitled to travel 20km either side of the border.
The Cabinet is reportedly reducing the restrictions beyond what was first outlined.
Hotels and B&B’s are set to reopen from early July in an attempt to restart the tourism industry and shopping centres could potentially be allowed to reopen from June 15 with major changes.
Retailers are being asked to stagger opening hours and open their doors no sooner than 10.30am in an effort to reduce the demand for public transport.
The meeting at Government Buildings continues at present with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to speak once concluded.