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Coombe Hospital orders independent review after some family members of staff received Covid-19 vaccine
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Coombe Hospital orders independent review after some family members of staff received Covid-19 vaccine

1 hour ago 3,964 Views 7 Comments

A senior clinician has also been appointed to lead the rollout of the vaccine in the hospital.

Coronavirus: 61 deaths and 2,488 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 61 deaths and 2,488 new cases confirmed in Ireland

2 hours ago 80,331 Views 128 Comments

The figures were confirmed by public health officials this evening.

UK records its deadliest day of Covid-19 amid warning hospitals are like 'war zone'
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UK records its deadliest day of Covid-19 amid warning hospitals are like 'war zone'

3 hours ago 32,558 Views 27 Comments

A total of 1,110 Covid-19 deaths took place on 12 January 2021, according to government figures.

Military to be brought in to help medical staff cope with Covid-19 in Northern Ireland
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Military to be brought in to help medical staff cope with Covid-19 in Northern Ireland

3 hours ago 9,569 Views 8 Comments

Around 100 medically trained personnel are expected to be deployed.

There are 1,919 people with Covid-19 in hospital, with 210 in ICU
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There are 1,919 people with Covid-19 in hospital, with 210 in ICU

8 hours ago 23,904 Views 28 Comments

19 people were admitted to an ICU in the past 24 hours, and eight people were discharged.

Eddie Jones self-isolating after England forwards coach tests positive for Covid-19
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Eddie Jones self-isolating after England forwards coach tests positive for Covid-19

8 hours ago 3,569 Views 5 Comments

England are due to gather for their pre-Six Nations camp next week.

UK strain of Covid-19 now in at least 60 countries, WHO confirms
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UK strain of Covid-19 now in at least 60 countries, WHO confirms

11 hours ago 9,894 Views 20 Comments

Incoming US President Joe Biden focused on healing at a memorial for victims on the eve of his inauguration.

School principal: 'Pitting school staff against parents in a game of political football has not helped'
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School principal: 'Pitting school staff against parents in a game of political football has not helped'

12 hours ago 23,598 Views 114 Comments

Wicklow principal Pádraig Murphy says some vulnerable children will need years of added support after this but it’s important to only open schools when safe to do so.

Three new coronavirus cases linked to arrivals for Australian Open
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Three new coronavirus cases linked to arrivals for Australian Open

12 hours ago 2,121 Views 1 Comment

Tennis Australia chief executive Craig Tiley said the safety of the Victorian community will not be compromised.

Partial lockdown imposed in Beijing over handful of Covid-19 cases
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Partial lockdown imposed in Beijing over handful of Covid-19 cases

12 hours ago 9,024 Views 7 Comments

Seven cases of the virus were reported in the city today, including six in southern Daxing district.

UK scientists warn Covid deaths will keep rising after record-high daily toll
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UK scientists warn Covid deaths will keep rising after record-high daily toll

12 hours ago 14,922 Views 24 Comments

The UK recorded a further 1,610 coronavirus deaths yesterday – the highest number reported on a single day.

Government drops plans to re-open schools for special education this Thursday
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Government drops plans to re-open schools for special education this Thursday

Updated 22 hours ago 49,933 Views 224 Comments

Fórsa said its workers were genuinely fearful that a return to school was unsafe for students and staff.

Annie Lynch (79), first in Republic of Ireland to get Covid-19 vaccine, receives second dose
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Annie Lynch (79), first in Republic of Ireland to get Covid-19 vaccine, receives second dose

Tue 7:29 PM 28,377 Views 28 Comments

The first health care worker in Ireland to get the Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine also received her second dose.

Coronavirus: 93 deaths and 2,001 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 93 deaths and 2,001 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Tue 5:53 PM 134,666 Views 147 Comments

The figures were confirmed by public health officials this evening.

'We're well in the surge now for critical care': 202 people with Covid-19 are in ICU
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'We're well in the surge now for critical care': 202 people with Covid-19 are in ICU

Updated Tue 3:20 PM 34,786 Views 98 Comments
  • Cabinet to consider proposals for remunerating student nurses on placement during the pandemic.
  • The Beacon Hospital signed up to the HSE's 'safety net' deal for private beds during the third Covid-19 wave.
  • GPs and pharmacists are to be paid almost €91 million to vaccinate 1.5 million people.
All 18 private hospitals now signed up to surge capacity deal as Beacon accepts arrangement
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All 18 private hospitals now signed up to surge capacity deal as Beacon accepts arrangement

Tue 1:31 PM 13,523 Views 26 Comments

Until today, the Beacon Hospital had been the only private hospital not to sign up to the deal.

Poll: Should Ireland have a Vaccine Minister?
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Poll: Should Ireland have a Vaccine Minister?

Tue 9:22 AM 45,973 Views 109 Comments

Fine Gael MEP Frances Fitzgerald has called for a dedicated Vaccine Minister.

Biden team says US will not lift travel bans, despite Trump statement
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Biden team says US will not lift travel bans, despite Trump statement

Tue 7:31 AM 27,833 Views 12 Comments

Trump said he would lift the travel ban on parts of Europe and Brazil.

Independent expert panel finds WHO and China could've acted faster during early stages of pandemic
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Independent expert panel finds WHO and China could've acted faster during early stages of pandemic

Mon 10:42 PM 25,468 Views 71 Comments

“A largely hidden epidemic contributed to the global spread,” the expert panel found.

Two family members of staff at second Dublin hospital received Covid-19 vaccine
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Two family members of staff at second Dublin hospital received Covid-19 vaccine

Mon 9:34 PM 49,701 Views 95 Comments

It comes a similar controversy at the Coombe Hospital was reported last night.

Hospitals across Northern Ireland to come under 'intense pressure' this week, health minister warns
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Hospitals across Northern Ireland to come under 'intense pressure' this week, health minister warns

Mon 9:15 PM 9,788 Views 1 Comment

Stormont’s health minister warned the current pressures are likely to move to intensive care units in ten days’ time.

Man charged after refusing to comply with Garda direction in relation to travel restrictions
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Man charged after refusing to comply with Garda direction in relation to travel restrictions

Mon 7:51 PM 77,813 Views 0 Comments

He is due to appear before Naas District Court tomorrow morning.

Benefits of Covid-19 vaccines 'continue to outweigh risks' as 81 cases of suspected side effects reported
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Benefits of Covid-19 vaccines 'continue to outweigh risks' as 81 cases of suspected side effects reported

Mon 7:16 PM 64,251 Views 0 Comments

Over 77,000 vaccines have been administered in Ireland so far.

Rows over face masks and Covid-19 'deniers' feature in complaints to taxi regulator
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Rows over face masks and Covid-19 'deniers' feature in complaints to taxi regulator

Mon 6:07 PM 28,645 Views 12 Comments

The chief executive of Lynk Ireland has said that complaints over mask wearing are a “two-way street”.

Coronavirus: Eight deaths and 2,121 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: Eight deaths and 2,121 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Mon 5:48 PM 121,267 Views 198 Comments

The latest figures were confirmed this evening.

Tributes paid after Kilkenny nursing home worker dies with Covid-19
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Tributes paid after Kilkenny nursing home worker dies with Covid-19

Mon 5:07 PM 64,675 Views 29 Comments

Solson Payyappillil Saviour passed away over the weekend.

Possibility of 'long Covid' could be established in patients soon after they are infected
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Possibility of 'long Covid' could be established in patients soon after they are infected

Mon 4:42 PM 53,300 Views 18 Comments

New research suggests why some people experience longer-lasting symptoms of the virus.

Over 400 fines issued by gardaí for non-essential travel since last Monday
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Over 400 fines issued by gardaí for non-essential travel since last Monday

Updated Mon 3:10 PM 42,479 Views 73 Comments

Under current Covid-19 restrictions, gardaí are continuing to carry out checkpoints nationwide.

No resolution reached between Irish government and Stormont leaders over passenger data sharing
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No resolution reached between Irish government and Stormont leaders over passenger data sharing

Mon 3:00 PM 8,079 Views 15 Comments

Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill described the situation as ‘regrettable’.

Pandemic Unemployment Payment claimants reach almost 460,000, highest figure since June
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Pandemic Unemployment Payment claimants reach almost 460,000, highest figure since June

Mon 1:37 PM 9,391 Views 11 Comments

A total of 459,921 people will receive the payment this week.

Temporary process set up for granting citizenship during pandemic
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Temporary process set up for granting citizenship during pandemic

Mon 8:17 AM 26,025 Views 46 Comments

4,000 people awaiting citizenship will be able to finish the process by the end of March.

'The terror, the fear — it was uncanny. I was never as afraid of anything in my life'
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'The terror, the fear — it was uncanny. I was never as afraid of anything in my life'

Sun 9:13 PM 11,257 Views 2 Comments

Meath GAA legend Sean Boylan opens up on his terrifying experience with Covid-19.

Coronavirus: 13 deaths and 2,944 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 13 deaths and 2,944 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sun 5:25 PM 117,545 Views 157 Comments

The total number of people who have died now stands at 2,608.

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25 deaths and 822 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Northern Ireland
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25 deaths and 822 new Covid-19 cases confirmed in Northern Ireland

Sun 2:07 PM 12,553 Views 3 Comments

Current restrictions in place in the North mean that people must stay at home unless they have a “reasonable excuse”.

Student nurses 'frustrated' at 'last-minute decision' to redeploy teaching nurses to help with Covid-19 surge
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Student nurses 'frustrated' at 'last-minute decision' to redeploy teaching nurses to help with Covid-19 surge

Updated Sun 1:17 PM 45,877 Views 56 Comments

Clinical placements for most student nurses and midwives – due to start tomorrow – have been suspended.

Pfizer says vaccine deliveries to be back on track next week after delay
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Pfizer says vaccine deliveries to be back on track next week after delay

Sun 12:18 PM 23,311 Views 26 Comments

The Pfizer plant in Belgium is working to increase capacity.

Coronavirus: 60 deaths and 3,231 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 60 deaths and 3,231 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Sat 5:50 PM 125,309 Views 192 Comments

“A significant percentage of the population – in excess of 1 in 10 in some counties – is currently either a case or a close contact.”

22 deaths and 705 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland
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22 deaths and 705 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Northern Ireland

Sat 3:14 PM 18,235 Views 21 Comments

Northern Ireland’s Minister for Health has said the health service is facing “unparalleled pressures”.

Norway adjusts advice for Covid-19 vaccine after 23 deaths in elderly, frail people
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Norway adjusts advice for Covid-19 vaccine after 23 deaths in elderly, frail people

Sat 10:21 AM 121,873 Views 0 Comments

Common vaccine side effects, such as a fever, nausea and diarrhoea, may have contributed to the deaths, a health regulator said.

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