It would be based on the status of the virus in each county.
The Health Minister says more localised lockdowns may need to be introduced to stop a spike in Covid 19 cases.
Health officials are planning to roll out a new colour-coded system based on the status of the virus in each part of the country.
It'll be used to assess if restrictions need to be re-imposed in some counties, similar to the measures in Laois, Offaly and Kildare.
Minister Stephen Donnelly explains how the new system would work:
Paul Moynagh, professor of immunology at NUI Maynooth, thinks the government needs to be more imaginative than re-imposing restrictions: