The easing of most restrictions will happen on Friday.
Higher Education Minister Simon Harris has said every stage of the reopening of society will be challenging.
The Fine Gael TD says it's now thrown up some 'tricky situations' for the government to consider.
The announcement of the return of nightclubs and live gigs has caused confusion for most.
Harris says the pandemic has constantly posed challenges for the cabinet.
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"This pandemic has constantly thrown up tricky situations," Harris said.
"We're recognising that pausing reopening these sectors would have minimal of any effect on this virus."
"Working sector by sector to put in place specific guidance is the way to proceed."
Talks will take place today to form new guidelines for the sectors, along with the enforcement of vaccine certs.