Talks between Government officials and groups representing nightclubs and late-night venues are taking place today.
At present, it looks as though tickets for nightclubs and late bars will have to be booked an hour in advance.
Government officials have told representatives of the hospitality sector that all tickets will have to be digital.
Congregation outside of clubs will also be prohibited, with only ticket holders allowed to queue up.
It comes as nightclubs across the country reopened for the first time since March of 2020 last Friday night.
Our reporter Aoife Kearns went out on her first night in Waterford since 2020 and spoke to bouncers, punters and pub-owners in the city...