A range of different businesses are reopening their doors to the public today.
People have been queuing up for midnight haircuts at some barbers and hairdressers, as coronavirus lockdown measures ease.
Pubs, bars and restaurants are now allowed to re-open, but only for customers having food, and they're limited to 105 minutes per table.
Many hotels, museums, cinemas and childcare facilities are re-opening too.
Chief Executive of Athlone Chamber of Commerce Gerry McInerney says the vibe from local businesses so far has been positive: