The rule could be reduced from 2 metres to 1 metre when pubs re-open.
A group representing publicans say a change in social distancing rules in bars would boost business.
It's expected it'll be reduced from 2 metres down to 1 when they reopen on June 7th.
The minimum €9 meal could also be scrapped and customers will be able to stay at pubs and restaurants as long as they like.
Chief Executive of the Vintners' Federation of Ireland, Padraig Cribben, says these changes would be very welcome:
Padraig Cribben, says abolishing the €9 meal requirement would be a bonus