People will be able to visit zoos and other outdoor attractions from today, amid a further easing of coronavirus restrictions.
Some outdoor sport, and children's sports, can also resume.
While the maximum number of people allowed to attend funerals has increased to 25.
However linked gatherings should not take place before or after funeral services.
Under the new restrictions, outdoor sports facilities can re-open - for example pitches, golf courses and tennis courts.
Outdoor visitor attractions like zoos, open pet farms and heritage sites can also admit visitors.
However amusement parks are to remain closed.
And underage non-contact outdoor training in pods of 15 or fewer can also restart.
The next tranche of restrictions to lift is set for May 4th - which could see the full re-opening of construction activity, and the phased return of non-essential retail with 'click and collect' among others.
Outdoor dining and beer gardens could be allowed from June under the Government's plans.
According to reports, a new State-backed scheme will be launched to encourage people to choose staycations over foreign holidays.
Supports for the hospitality sector are also set to be extended into the summer months.
It comes as the Outdoor Dining Scheme, announced last month, aims to provide grants for developing outdoor dining capacity nationwide.
The €17m scheme will provide funding for individual hospitality businesses to develop their own outdoor seating capacity, as well as for local authorities to develop permanent outdoor public dining spaces in towns and urban centres.