A number of new measures to maintain social distancing are in place.
Hotels across the midlands will reopen today after 15 weeks out of business.
Strict social distancing and hygiene measures will be in place.
Pat McDonagh, owner of the Killeshin hotel in Laois and the Athlone Springs in Westmeath says he hasn't been tempted to capitalise on the demands for staycation by increasing prices.
The MD of Supermacs has also announced the winning name for the new plaza on the M7: