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Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters lose appeal over Covid-19 restrictions
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Gemma O'Doherty and John Waters lose appeal over Covid-19 restrictions

7 hours ago 40,028 Views 0 Comments

Last year O’Doherty and Waters sought to challenge legislation including the 2020 Health Preservation and Protection.

Lockdowns and curfews urged in Brazil amid concerns over spread of virus
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Lockdowns and curfews urged in Brazil amid concerns over spread of virus

10 hours ago 17,747 Views 19 Comments

Last week was Brazil’s deadliest of the pandemic, with 8,244 deaths from the virus.

Stormont ministers to finalise details of lockdown exit plan
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Stormont ministers to finalise details of lockdown exit plan

13 hours ago 4,526 Views 0 Comments

The plan is likely to outline the sequence in which current lockdown restrictions will lift.

'Concrete reasons for hope', says Ronan Glynn, one year on from first Covid-19 case in Ireland
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'Concrete reasons for hope', says Ronan Glynn, one year on from first Covid-19 case in Ireland

Mon 8:57 AM 21,198 Views 43 Comments

There were 537 patients with Covid-19 in Irish hospitals as of yesterday evening

Poll: Have you felt time go slower or faster during the pandemic?
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Poll: Have you felt time go slower or faster during the pandemic?

Sun 11:47 AM 40,015 Views 48 Comments

Studies have shown that the past year of lockdowns and restrictions on day-to-day life has distorted our perception of time.

HSE's Paul Reid says 'we are winning, it's just not over yet' as hospital numbers decline
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HSE's Paul Reid says 'we are winning, it's just not over yet' as hospital numbers decline

Updated Sat 1:05 PM 36,573 Views 75 Comments

Reid has said there has been “continued improvement” in hospital figures today.

Auckland ordered back into lockdown as Covid-19 case detected
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Auckland ordered back into lockdown as Covid-19 case detected

Sat 10:17 AM 45,846 Views 51 Comments

From Sunday morning the city’s 1.7 million residents must stay at home except for essential shopping and work.

Minister to ask NIAC to consider where family carers fit on vaccine priority list
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Minister to ask NIAC to consider where family carers fit on vaccine priority list

Thu 8:11 PM 15,381 Views 26 Comments

Donnelly is particularly concerned about the situation for carers of children who are high risk.

First case of another new variant in Ireland: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing
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First case of another new variant in Ireland: The key points you need to know from tonight's NPHET briefing

Thu 7:39 PM 74,698 Views 101 Comments

A round-up of NPHET’s press briefing at the Department of Health this evening.

Family carers 'devastated' after being left out of changes to vaccine priority list
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Family carers 'devastated' after being left out of changes to vaccine priority list

Feb 24th 2021, 2:21 PM 19,820 Views 40 Comments

Yesterday the government announced people with underlying conditions that put them at high risk have been moved up the priority list.

Revised Living with Covid plan offers 'nothing new' and is a ‘wing and a prayer’ strategy, Dáil told
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Revised Living with Covid plan offers 'nothing new' and is a ‘wing and a prayer’ strategy, Dáil told

Updated Feb 24th 2021, 2:06 PM 33,640 Views 109 Comments

Labour’s Alan Kelly attacked the plan during Leaders’ Questions today.

Government confirms further extension to expiry dates of driving licences
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Government confirms further extension to expiry dates of driving licences

Feb 24th 2021, 7:45 AM 53,921 Views 27 Comments

A letter will be sent to every customer who is entitled to an extension.

Coast Guard says it aims to resume cliff training as volunteers express safety concerns
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Coast Guard says it aims to resume cliff training as volunteers express safety concerns

Feb 24th 2021, 6:00 AM 10,781 Views 2 Comments

Some volunteers have not done a training exercise in months.

What measures will the Government look at easing after 5 April - and how will they make that decision?
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What measures will the Government look at easing after 5 April - and how will they make that decision?

Feb 23rd 2021, 7:18 PM 25,307 Views 27 Comments

Whether more measures are eased depends on community transmission, hospital capacity and the vaccine.

How a bungled announcement led to mass confusion about Ireland's vaccination centres
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How a bungled announcement led to mass confusion about Ireland's vaccination centres

Feb 20th 2021, 12:05 AM 65,315 Views 64 Comments

It emerged after the announcement of 37 locations that a number of the venues were not fully confirmed.

‘Nothing set in stone’: Amid backlash over messaging, Martin says easing of measures will be constantly reviewed
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‘Nothing set in stone’: Amid backlash over messaging, Martin says easing of measures will be constantly reviewed

Feb 19th 2021, 4:54 PM 93,529 Views 145 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie today, Martin said the rollout of the vaccination programme may give the government “better choices”.

HSE expects to use AstraZeneca vaccine for those aged 65-69
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HSE expects to use AstraZeneca vaccine for those aged 65-69

Updated Feb 18th 2021, 4:35 PM 34,691 Views 18 Comments

Over 4,000 over 85s have received their vaccine so far this week.

'Nothing was run by us before list was published': Some official vaccination centres claim deals haven't been finalised
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'Nothing was run by us before list was published': Some official vaccination centres claim deals haven't been finalised

Feb 16th 2021, 4:26 PM 43,347 Views 55 Comments

The minister released a list of 37 locations for vaccination centres yesterday.

Scientists baffled by plummeting levels of coronavirus infections in India
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Scientists baffled by plummeting levels of coronavirus infections in India

Feb 16th 2021, 10:26 AM 102,577 Views 89 Comments

There are several theories behind the dipping numbers.

Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 falls below 850
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Number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 falls below 850

Feb 16th 2021, 8:10 AM 16,619 Views 16 Comments

As of 12 February, 275,237 doses of vaccines against Covid-19 have been administered in Ireland

New Zealand's largest city enters snap lockdown as UK variant found
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New Zealand's largest city enters snap lockdown as UK variant found

Feb 15th 2021, 7:47 AM 30,251 Views 48 Comments

The first batch of coronavirus vaccines arrived in New Zealand today.

Vaccines will be rolled out to over 85s from today - here's how it'll work
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Vaccines will be rolled out to over 85s from today - here's how it'll work

Feb 15th 2021, 12:05 AM 56,020 Views 71 Comments

GPs across the country will administer 12,000 doses of the vaccine this week.

Hungary to start using Russian virus vaccine in EU first
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Hungary to start using Russian virus vaccine in EU first

Feb 12th 2021, 9:43 PM 25,678 Views 56 Comments

Family doctors in Budapest could choose five persons each to send for the jab at four hospitals in the capital.

Gardaí issue 132 fines to people passing through airports and ports since new rules
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Gardaí issue 132 fines to people passing through airports and ports since new rules

Feb 12th 2021, 8:31 PM 28,692 Views 58 Comments

Gardaí have also said that traffic volumes have also dropped in border areas.

Coronavirus: 23 deaths and 921 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 23 deaths and 921 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Feb 12th 2021, 5:42 PM 68,549 Views 88 Comments

Public health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

What does this week's Covid-19 data tell us about Ireland's third wave?
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What does this week's Covid-19 data tell us about Ireland's third wave?

Feb 12th 2021, 6:00 AM 20,143 Views 28 Comments

It appears that although incidence continues to decline in all counties, some remain concerningly high.

Coronavirus: 52 deaths and 866 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 52 deaths and 866 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Feb 11th 2021, 6:01 PM 79,687 Views 128 Comments

Public health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

Covid-19: 12,000 over 85s will be vaccinated in Ireland next week
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Covid-19: 12,000 over 85s will be vaccinated in Ireland next week

Feb 11th 2021, 3:38 PM 34,536 Views 73 Comments

The HSE has provided an update on the vaccination programme.

Covid-19 linked with wider set of symptoms than previously thought, study suggests
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Covid-19 linked with wider set of symptoms than previously thought, study suggests

Feb 10th 2021, 2:16 PM 60,312 Views 32 Comments

A study of more than one million people in England revealed the extra symptoms.

'They're key workers': Health expert says Cabinet should be vaccinated now
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'They're key workers': Health expert says Cabinet should be vaccinated now

Feb 10th 2021, 12:52 PM 27,373 Views 109 Comments

Dr Cillian de Gascun said the Taoiseach should receive his vaccine before travel if he is to visit the US in March.

Government announces extra €160m in supports for Covid-hit businesses
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Government announces extra €160m in supports for Covid-hit businesses

Feb 9th 2021, 4:05 PM 10,382 Views 11 Comments

A new €60 million scheme as part of the total package will go to businesses which have been unable to access Government funding until now.

Chief Medical Officer says 'we are in a strong position' but urges caution over coming weeks
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Chief Medical Officer says 'we are in a strong position' but urges caution over coming weeks

Feb 6th 2021, 6:00 AM 37,903 Views 35 Comments

The CMO’s statement comes after the HSE confirmed earlier this week that 219,200 vaccinations have been administered in Ireland.

152,200 first doses and 77,000 second doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered in Ireland
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152,200 first doses and 77,000 second doses of Covid-19 vaccine administered in Ireland

Feb 4th 2021, 2:06 PM 17,817 Views 48 Comments

The HSE has provided an update on the vaccine programme.

UK ‘past the peak’ of coronavirus cases, hospital admissions and deaths
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UK ‘past the peak’ of coronavirus cases, hospital admissions and deaths

Feb 3rd 2021, 10:47 PM 22,787 Views 14 Comments

But Boris Johnson warned that the level of infection is still ‘forbiddingly high’.

Here's why NPHET believes Zero Covid wouldn't work in Ireland
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Here's why NPHET believes Zero Covid wouldn't work in Ireland

Feb 2nd 2021, 10:04 AM 35,967 Views 83 Comments

Health officials have said there are many similarities between their approach and the proposed strategy, but the differences are important.

Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the Covid-19 vaccines and their roll-out in Ireland?
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Reader Q&A: What do you want to know about the Covid-19 vaccines and their roll-out in Ireland?

Feb 1st 2021, 3:43 PM 15,133 Views 0 Comments

With three vaccines now approved for use in the EU – and each reporting supply issues – what do you want to know?

Commission decision to invoke Article 16 without consulting Irish government 'extraordinary'
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Commission decision to invoke Article 16 without consulting Irish government 'extraordinary'

Feb 1st 2021, 11:55 AM 30,511 Views 89 Comments
  • Coveney says the Commission's move was a "costly mistake"
  • NI First Minister Arlene Foster accuses the Commission of committing an 'act of hostility'
Tracing the start of the Third Wave: Over 3,000 close contact tests from socialising in November and early December
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Tracing the start of the Third Wave: Over 3,000 close contact tests from socialising in November and early December

Jan 31st 2021, 12:05 AM 57,437 Views 46 Comments

Household settings made up the largest number of close contacts referred for a Day 0 test.

'The refrigerators will be empty:' Has the EU vaccine strategy gone off the rails?
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'The refrigerators will be empty:' Has the EU vaccine strategy gone off the rails?

Jan 29th 2021, 6:34 PM 65,371 Views 55 Comments

The EU is under increasing pressure as member states face unexpected supply issues just one month into their vaccine programmes.

Coronavirus: 48 deaths and 1,254 new cases confirmed in Ireland
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Coronavirus: 48 deaths and 1,254 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jan 29th 2021, 5:29 PM 83,816 Views 84 Comments

Health officials confirmed the latest figures this evening.

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