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'The virus kills people we love': Woman whose husband died from Covid-19 urges people to wear masks
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'The virus kills people we love': Woman whose husband died from Covid-19 urges people to wear masks

Jan 23rd 2021, 9:09 AM 64,258 Views 116 Comments

To people who are “fed up” of the pandemic, Jeni Pim said: “I’m fed up with it as well, it has killed my soulmate.”

Woman, 20s, charged over assault after dispute on mask wearing
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Woman, 20s, charged over assault after dispute on mask wearing

Jan 17th 2021, 1:14 PM 102,627 Views 0 Comments

The woman assaulted a staff member at a premises where she had not worn a face covering.

FactCheck: Yes, masks, including cloth masks, can help prevent Covid-19 transmission
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FactCheck: Yes, masks, including cloth masks, can help prevent Covid-19 transmission

Jan 15th 2021, 6:09 PM 25,019 Views 0 Comments

Studies have shown that masks can help prevent the spread of the virus.

'We're asking people to do the right thing': Face coverings now mandatory for drivers and passengers in taxis
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'We're asking people to do the right thing': Face coverings now mandatory for drivers and passengers in taxis

Dec 7th 2020, 12:27 PM 14,366 Views 23 Comments

Drivers of taxis are entitled to refuse carriage to somebody not wearing a face covering under new regulations.

Taoiseach says 'strong evidence' that reopening wet pubs would mean 'far higher numbers far faster'
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Taoiseach says 'strong evidence' that reopening wet pubs would mean 'far higher numbers far faster'

Updated Nov 27th 2020, 8:59 PM 52,673 Views 162 Comments

Restaurants will be allowed reopen from next Friday.

Face masks are now recommended 'on busy streets' and public asked to use 'common sense'
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Face masks are now recommended 'on busy streets' and public asked to use 'common sense'

Updated Nov 27th 2020, 7:36 PM 37,064 Views 158 Comments

The government updated its guidance on mask-wearing this evening.

Debunked: No, face masks 'sprayed with Teflon' are not causing flu-like symptoms
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Debunked: No, face masks 'sprayed with Teflon' are not causing flu-like symptoms

Nov 11th 2020, 6:10 AM 16,584 Views 15 Comments

This claim has been shared widely on Facebook recently.

'It's just not as good': HSE urges public to wear face masks instead of face visors where possible
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'It's just not as good': HSE urges public to wear face masks instead of face visors where possible

Nov 10th 2020, 6:12 PM 21,563 Views 44 Comments

The health service issued a warning about face visors today.

Eight people have files sent to DPP over failure to wear a face mask
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Eight people have files sent to DPP over failure to wear a face mask

Oct 30th 2020, 6:56 PM 40,509 Views 63 Comments

The DPP will decide if criminal charges should be brought.

Less than half of schools providing medical grade face masks to SNAs, survey finds
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Less than half of schools providing medical grade face masks to SNAs, survey finds

Sep 9th 2020, 3:53 PM 15,984 Views 21 Comments

That’s according to a survey conducted by trade union Fórsa.

Concern about number of people wearing face masks under their chins or with noses exposed
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Concern about number of people wearing face masks under their chins or with noses exposed

Aug 31st 2020, 8:14 PM 48,814 Views 60 Comments

Acting CMO Dr Ronan Glynn this evening warned improper use of face coverings could increase risk.

Police break up gathering of thousands protesting pandemic restrictions in Germany
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Police break up gathering of thousands protesting pandemic restrictions in Germany

Aug 29th 2020, 4:51 PM 36,317 Views 93 Comments

Germany recorded more than 1,500 new cases in the past 24 hours.

Students who refuse to wear face masks will be sent home from secondary schools, Norma Foley says
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Students who refuse to wear face masks will be sent home from secondary schools, Norma Foley says

Aug 26th 2020, 9:57 AM 55,793 Views 135 Comments

The Education Minister has said all pupils must wear face masks, unless there is a medical reason not to.

Debunked: No, wearing a face mask does not 'disrupt pH levels' and increase cancer risk
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Debunked: No, wearing a face mask does not 'disrupt pH levels' and increase cancer risk

Aug 23rd 2020, 12:05 AM 37,219 Views 136 Comments

A widely shared Facebook post incorrectly claims that wearing a mask causes people to breathe in their own carbon dioxide.

Poll: Are you concerned about using public transport?
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Poll: Are you concerned about using public transport?

Aug 13th 2020, 9:25 AM 51,268 Views 178 Comments

It is mandatory to wear face coverings on public transport.

Explainer: Everything to know about new face covering regulations
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Explainer: Everything to know about new face covering regulations

Aug 10th 2020, 12:27 PM 43,904 Views 103 Comments

You have to wear a face covering in most shops from today.

Donnelly expects 'very little need' to police wearing of face coverings
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Donnelly expects 'very little need' to police wearing of face coverings

Aug 5th 2020, 12:28 PM 26,520 Views 142 Comments

Face masks will become mandatory in all shops and retail centres from Monday.

Canada: Man shot by police at his home after incident sparked by refusal to wear face mask in shop
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Canada: Man shot by police at his home after incident sparked by refusal to wear face mask in shop

Jul 17th 2020, 10:43 AM 53,138 Views 43 Comments

The man allegedly assaulted a grocery store employee before being shot on Wednesday.

Mandatory masks on public transport 'challenging for people who are Deaf and hard of hearing'
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Mandatory masks on public transport 'challenging for people who are Deaf and hard of hearing'

Jul 14th 2020, 6:10 AM 13,804 Views 12 Comments

Advocacy group Chime suggested that transparent face-shields should be allowed to be used instead.

Face masks on public transport to become compulsory from next week
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Face masks on public transport to become compulsory from next week

Jul 10th 2020, 5:28 PM 35,270 Views 133 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin announced the new measure this afternoon.

Half of Dublin Bus passengers are wearing face masks but compliance on transport varies widely
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Half of Dublin Bus passengers are wearing face masks but compliance on transport varies widely

Jul 2nd 2020, 8:50 AM 24,738 Views 76 Comments

Compliance across various services ranges from 40% to 98%, the National Transport Authority has said.

Mandatory use of face coverings on public transport 'likely' to be enforced through fines
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Mandatory use of face coverings on public transport 'likely' to be enforced through fines

Updated Jun 29th 2020, 10:45 AM 40,228 Views 153 Comments

Enforcement will not begin for a number of weeks, the CEO of the National Transport Authority said.

Cabinet meets today on Phase Three, with mandatory face coverings on public transport top of list
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Cabinet meets today on Phase Three, with mandatory face coverings on public transport top of list

Jun 25th 2020, 8:22 AM 12,153 Views 14 Comments

A Cabinet sub-committee, meanwhile, has agreed to ease restrictions on air travel to some countries within Europe from July.

Face coverings to be made compulsory on public transport
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Face coverings to be made compulsory on public transport

Jun 24th 2020, 10:09 PM 50,490 Views 189 Comments

The recommendation will go before Cabinet ministers tomorrow.

Trump uses derogatory 'kung flu' term, and still refuses to wear mask, at latest rally
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Trump uses derogatory 'kung flu' term, and still refuses to wear mask, at latest rally

Jun 24th 2020, 8:54 AM 53,154 Views 107 Comments

In Phoenix, Trump hailed “patriotic young Americans who stand up tall for America and refuse to kneel to the radical left”.

Poll: Have you felt uncomfortable in a shop recently?
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Poll: Have you felt uncomfortable in a shop recently?

Jun 22nd 2020, 10:09 AM 48,386 Views 114 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the lack of social distancing and people wearing masks in some instances.

Poll: Should face masks be provided for free to each household?
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Poll: Should face masks be provided for free to each household?

Jun 12th 2020, 9:47 AM 43,235 Views 86 Comments

People are advised to wear face coverings in certain settings, but it’s not mandatory.

Explainer: What exactly is the latest advice on face masks and why you should wear them?
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Explainer: What exactly is the latest advice on face masks and why you should wear them?

Jun 9th 2020, 11:28 AM 28,973 Views 83 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan has said “we need to do better” in terms of the general public wearing face masks as recommended.

'I think we can do better': Dr Holohan urges more people to wear face masks in public
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'I think we can do better': Dr Holohan urges more people to wear face masks in public

Jun 9th 2020, 7:28 AM 27,176 Views 67 Comments

The chief medical officer said he’d been shopping at the weekend and was struck by the number of people not wearing one.

Poll: Will you wear a mask when you use public transport?
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Poll: Will you wear a mask when you use public transport?

Jun 5th 2020, 8:11 AM 36,010 Views 127 Comments

It will be mandatory in England from mid-June but advice on wearing face coverings here is guidance, not a rule.

'Much lower risk' of Covid-19 spreading beyond one metre - study
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'Much lower risk' of Covid-19 spreading beyond one metre - study

Jun 2nd 2020, 11:08 AM 25,031 Views 46 Comments

A new study by The Lancet has analysed various measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Here is how to wear a face mask or covering properly
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Here is how to wear a face mask or covering properly

May 18th 2020, 11:56 AM 36,027 Views 45 Comments

Many people are wearing face masks in an effort to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Micheál Martin says level of testing and contact tracing is 'not where we should be'
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Micheál Martin says level of testing and contact tracing is 'not where we should be'

May 12th 2020, 2:26 PM 10,384 Views 53 Comments

He said testing and tracing is key to getting the economy reopened.

Ryanair to resume 40% of its flights from July, as O'Leary calls quarantine for travellers 'unenforceable'
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Ryanair to resume 40% of its flights from July, as O'Leary calls quarantine for travellers 'unenforceable'

Updated May 12th 2020, 10:25 AM 53,745 Views 97 Comments

Ryanair’s Eddie Wilson said that leaving the middle seat empty “isn’t based on any scientific evidence”.

Poll: Do you wear a face mask in public?
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Poll: Do you wear a face mask in public?

May 11th 2020, 9:24 AM 64,483 Views 142 Comments

The Irish government hasn’t yet issued guidance on the use of face masks.

Public guidance on wearing face-coverings 'in certain scenarios' due in next two weeks
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Public guidance on wearing face-coverings 'in certain scenarios' due in next two weeks

May 2nd 2020, 9:28 AM 25,332 Views 68 Comments

Face coverings could possibly be advised for use while on public transport or in retail settings.

Irish company says it has the capacity to produce 10 million face shields a week in fight against Covid-19
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Irish company says it has the capacity to produce 10 million face shields a week in fight against Covid-19

Apr 25th 2020, 11:32 AM 41,362 Views 46 Comments

The comapny is based in the Donegal Gaeltacht.

Gardaí interview Irish citizen over €15 million international Covid-19 scam
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Gardaí interview Irish citizen over €15 million international Covid-19 scam

Updated Apr 14th 2020, 11:50 AM 62,091 Views 0 Comments

The investigation relates to a German company who believed it was buying a large quantity of face masks for the government.

Trump announces new guidelines for all Americans to wear masks... but says he won't wear one himself
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Trump announces new guidelines for all Americans to wear masks... but says he won't wear one himself

Apr 4th 2020, 7:20 AM 111,025 Views 113 Comments

“I just don’t want to wear one myself,” the president said.

A nurse returning to work at the frontline: 'Not all heroes wear capes, but they all need a face mask'
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A nurse returning to work at the frontline: 'Not all heroes wear capes, but they all need a face mask'

Apr 2nd 2020, 7:00 AM 41,015 Views 43 Comments

I left nursing years ago and now I feel I have a duty to return, but the odds are against us, writes Deirdre Mullins.

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