He's hopeful for a full easing of restrictions by then.
The Health Minister says he expects all restrictions to be lifted by Christmas.
Minister Stephen Donnelly reckons mask wearing will continue, however.
It comes as the live event industry have made calls to the government for clarity.
Many in the sector felt let down at seeing thousands at Croke Park attend the All-Ireland Hurling Final.
toby is gonna be doing public appearances in nightclubs around ireland now isn’t he #loveisland
— rachael (@markruffaloTD) August 23, 2021
If all restrictions are eased, that could be a gateway for nightclubs to finally reopen.
Live events could also resume without strict guidelines or capacity limits.
NPHET are set to meet tomorrow to discuss the easing of restrictions.
The government will publish a roadmap for reopening certain sectors next week.