Dublin Zoo has announced that it will reopen on Tuesday, June 2nd following its closure due to the Covid-19 emergency.
There will be a number of restrictions in place to help curb the spread of the coronavirus.
Tickets must be purchased online via the Dublin Zoo website. They will not be sold at the gate.
Visits will be divided into two daily sessions, one morning and one afternoon, with a maximum of 500 people in each for an initial trial period. That is less than 10 per cent usual capacity at any one time.
The morning session will run from 9.30 -13.00 and an afternoon session from 14.00-17.30.
"Visitors will travel through Dublin Zoo by following a new outdoor, one-way walking route which reinforces strict social distancing," the Zoo announced on its website.
"The outdoor route, also known as the Dublin Zoo Outdoor Safari Trail, will be noted on a map which will be available to all visitors.
"Hand sanitiser stations will be available and there will be visible signage reinforcing physical distancing, hand-hygiene, coughing/sneezing etiquette.
"A new, enhanced cleaning regime has also been implemented and all Dublin Zoo personnel will be provided with, and trained in the safe and appropriate use of, relevant personal protective equipment."
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