Its because of a combination of resumption of international travel and indoor dining.
The government's been warned about the risks of a potential fourth wave of Covid-19.
It's because of the combination of international travel and indoor dining resuming in July - and unvaccinated younger people socialising more.
International travel will resume on July 19th, but only for those with proof of vaccination or a negative PCR test.
Regina Doherty says the cost of up to 200 euro for a private PCR test is too much for families.
She says people should be able to get a free one if they're holidaying abroad over the coming months:
A separate briefing given to cabinet ministers earlier this week also warns of potential 10-hour delays at Dublin Airport over the summer.
According to the Sunday Independent, it could mean the Terminal 1 arrivals hall is backed up - and passengers having to wait on planes.
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Straffan's Eoghan Corry, is Editor of Air & Travel magazine.
He says the need for social distancing will likely result in long queues:
Straffan's Eoghan Corry adds that processing digital green cert checks would cause add to delays: