Shoppers in Derry began queuing outside the Primark store at 6.30am this morning as many non-essential retail reopened in Northern Ireland.
Shops, gyms, pubs, restaurants and cafes begun to reopen after a four-month lockdown.
WATCH📽:The Primark queue is showing no signs of quieting down.— Cool FM News (@newsoncool) April 30, 2021
It just seems to keep growing in size🛍 pic.twitter.com/wCqtiDYIui
Hospitality businesses must only operate outdoors, with table service and limited numbers per table.
Caravans and self-contained tourist accommodation can also now reopen.
Ministers in Northern Ireland have given an indicative date of 24 May for hospitality businesses to be allowed to resume trading indoors, but this will need to be approved on 13 May at the next review of the coronavirus restrictions.