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Leo Varadkar: Case for months of 'sustainable' Covid-19 restrictions while vulnerable are vaccinated
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Leo Varadkar: Case for months of 'sustainable' Covid-19 restrictions while vulnerable are vaccinated

Dec 28th 2020, 9:00 AM 97,339 Views 157 Comments

Varadkar also indicated that Level 5 will last beyond 12 January.

Domestic abuse supports still available during latest sets of Covid restrictions
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Domestic abuse supports still available during latest sets of Covid restrictions

Dec 27th 2020, 1:51 PM 8,282 Views 7 Comments

Domestic abuse can be something other than physical: it can mean you’re isolated from friends or control is taken over your personal items.

'I wouldn't say roadblocks': Leo Varadkar says there'll be a garda presence at the border
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'I wouldn't say roadblocks': Leo Varadkar says there'll be a garda presence at the border

Dec 22nd 2020, 10:39 PM 105,812 Views 88 Comments

The Tánaiste said there would be gardaí policing rules around inter-county travel.

'Level 5 with modifications': Here's when the new restrictions kick in over the Christmas and New Year period
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'Level 5 with modifications': Here's when the new restrictions kick in over the Christmas and New Year period

Dec 22nd 2020, 3:09 PM 225,707 Views 136 Comments

Ireland will return to Level 5 restrictions – with some adjustments.

Non-essential retail to remain open under Level 5 but shops asked to defer January sales
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Non-essential retail to remain open under Level 5 but shops asked to defer January sales

Dec 22nd 2020, 1:31 PM 43,888 Views 35 Comments

“The retail sector will be requested to defer January sales events,” the Taoiseach said this afternoon announcing the measures.

Only six people can attend weddings from 3 January, and worship moves online from 26 December
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Only six people can attend weddings from 3 January, and worship moves online from 26 December

Dec 22nd 2020, 1:27 PM 45,805 Views 19 Comments

Up to 10 mourners can attend a funeral.

NPHET warned R number would be impacted if hospitality and home visits were allowed
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NPHET warned R number would be impacted if hospitality and home visits were allowed

Nov 27th 2020, 8:43 PM 26,351 Views 63 Comments

It said that “the disease trajectory could once again turn quite quickly” in Ireland.

No changes to limits for weddings and funerals, places of worship to reopen next Tuesday
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No changes to limits for weddings and funerals, places of worship to reopen next Tuesday

Nov 27th 2020, 6:27 PM 32,931 Views 13 Comments

As we exit Level 5, people will have been wondering about whether they can attend mass or other religious services.

As it happened: Taoiseach announces re-opening of restaurants from next Friday and household visits from 18 December From TheJournal.ie
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As it happened: Taoiseach announces re-opening of restaurants from next Friday and household visits from 18 December

  • Retailers, gyms and non-essential services like hairdressers to open from next Tuesday.
  • Restaurants and gastropubs to open from next Friday.
  • Restrictions on inter-county travel and ban on household visits to remain in place until 18 December.
What does this week's Covid-19 data tell us as we prepare to leave Level 5?
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What does this week's Covid-19 data tell us as we prepare to leave Level 5?

Updated Nov 27th 2020, 11:30 AM 53,597 Views 37 Comments

Ireland’s national incidence rate has dropped by 22% in the past 14 days.

'Abuse is never part of the job': Calls for employers and consumers to respect retail workers this Christmas
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'Abuse is never part of the job': Calls for employers and consumers to respect retail workers this Christmas

Nov 27th 2020, 11:16 AM 12,583 Views 24 Comments

Trade union Mandate said it has received numerous complaints from retail workers.

Cabinet set to green light restaurants reopening after NPHET recommends takeaway only in December
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Cabinet set to green light restaurants reopening after NPHET recommends takeaway only in December

Updated Nov 26th 2020, 10:29 PM 151,127 Views 169 Comments
  • A full Cabinet meeting will be held tomorrow to consider recommendations.
  • If approved by Cabinet tomorrow, all dining is expected to take place in controlled indoor settings.
  • NPHET recommended that pubs and restaurants serve takeaway only in December.
Government considering advising people against travel to Northern Ireland, says Tánaiste
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Government considering advising people against travel to Northern Ireland, says Tánaiste

Updated Nov 25th 2020, 9:10 PM 136,048 Views 123 Comments
  • NPHET is expected to make recommendations to government after its meeting today.
  • The Taoiseach is set to make an address to the nation on Friday.
Cinemas, galleries and museums set to re-open next week, but Dáil told January restrictions may be needed
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Cinemas, galleries and museums set to re-open next week, but Dáil told January restrictions may be needed

Nov 24th 2020, 6:55 PM 48,747 Views 57 Comments

The Dáil is debating the next steps the government should take in moving out of Level 5 restrictions.

Phased lifting of Level 5: Inter-county travel could open up a few days before Christmas
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Phased lifting of Level 5: Inter-county travel could open up a few days before Christmas

Updated Nov 24th 2020, 5:33 PM 106,793 Views 96 Comments

Shops, gyms, and hairdressers are due to open up next week.

Retailers call on government to move forward re-opening of sector to Monday
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Retailers call on government to move forward re-opening of sector to Monday

Nov 24th 2020, 12:53 PM 27,017 Views 29 Comments

Cabinet is meeting today to discuss the Level 5 exit plan.

Lockdown lifting announcement due on Friday, but won't clash with the Late Late Toy Show
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Lockdown lifting announcement due on Friday, but won't clash with the Late Late Toy Show

Nov 24th 2020, 12:05 AM 60,245 Views 82 Comments

Cabinet will meet today to discuss the government’s exit plan.

Minister says Christmas 'free-for-all' could lead to January lockdown
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Minister says Christmas 'free-for-all' could lead to January lockdown

Nov 22nd 2020, 4:37 PM 59,936 Views 87 Comments

Pippa Hackett said businesses reopening and closing again wouldn’t suit anybody.

Four weeks into Level 5, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?
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Four weeks into Level 5, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?

Updated Nov 20th 2020, 9:00 AM 55,178 Views 89 Comments

HPSC data shows that the 14-day incidence rate in a number of counties is rising.

'People won't enjoy Christmas with the threat of another lockdown hanging over them', says Eoghan Murphy
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'People won't enjoy Christmas with the threat of another lockdown hanging over them', says Eoghan Murphy

Nov 19th 2020, 5:25 PM 44,062 Views 54 Comments

Pressure has also been mounting on Micheál Martin to set out that the country will not return to another lockdown after Christmas.

29 retailers found in alleged breach of Level 5 restrictions this month
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29 retailers found in alleged breach of Level 5 restrictions this month

Nov 19th 2020, 4:16 PM 38,398 Views 35 Comments

The alleged breaches were discovered as part of Operation Treoraím.

'Uncertainty and irritation': IBEC chief Danny McCoy takes aim at NPHET members over communications
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'Uncertainty and irritation': IBEC chief Danny McCoy takes aim at NPHET members over communications

Nov 18th 2020, 11:22 AM 17,311 Views 34 Comments

IBEC has called for an early exit from Level 5 for retailers.

The unemployment rate was at 20% at the end of October, says CSO
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The unemployment rate was at 20% at the end of October, says CSO

Nov 17th 2020, 8:39 PM 19,317 Views 18 Comments

The Covid-19 adjusted measure of unemployment is currently estimated to have been 501,640 at the end of October.

Decision on what restrictions will be in place in December to be made next week by Cabinet
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Decision on what restrictions will be in place in December to be made next week by Cabinet

Nov 17th 2020, 7:23 PM 42,636 Views 57 Comments

Level 5 restrictions are due to end on 1 December.

Covid-19: NPHET members called for more enforcement of Level 3 measures before proposed move to Level 5
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Covid-19: NPHET members called for more enforcement of Level 3 measures before proposed move to Level 5

Nov 17th 2020, 4:19 PM 33,386 Views 49 Comments

The suggestion was made at a meeting of the public health team last month.

Poll: Have you met friends socially outdoors during Level 5?
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Poll: Have you met friends socially outdoors during Level 5?

Nov 17th 2020, 10:01 AM 62,389 Views 54 Comments

The government is set to give gardaí the power to fine people who gather outside to drink alcohol.

'We have to get the doors open before Christmas': Retailers and pubs call for clarity on re-opening
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'We have to get the doors open before Christmas': Retailers and pubs call for clarity on re-opening

Nov 16th 2020, 1:30 PM 25,610 Views 29 Comments

The Vintners Federation of Ireland said outdoor-only service is “useless” for many pubs.

Taoiseach says 'takeaway pints phenomenon' to be reviewed and could be stopped
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Taoiseach says 'takeaway pints phenomenon' to be reviewed and could be stopped

Nov 16th 2020, 1:04 PM 84,526 Views 118 Comments

Micheál Martin said the government will ‘look very seriously’ at stopping the practice.

Halfway through Level 5, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?
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Halfway through Level 5, what does this week's Covid-19 data tell us?

Updated Nov 13th 2020, 10:40 AM 70,986 Views 72 Comments

Ireland’s 14-day incidence rate has dropped by over 50% in the past two weeks.

'We must see this through': Taoiseach urges people to keep adhering to Level 5 restrictions
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'We must see this through': Taoiseach urges people to keep adhering to Level 5 restrictions

Nov 13th 2020, 7:36 AM 21,020 Views 72 Comments

The Taoiseach issued a statement today marking the mid-way point of Level 5 restrictions currently in place.

Level 3 is December target but government could 'moderate' restrictions for certain sectors, says Taoiseach
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Level 3 is December target but government could 'moderate' restrictions for certain sectors, says Taoiseach

Nov 11th 2020, 4:40 PM 64,327 Views 111 Comments

Micheal Martin said he would give advanced notice to businesses ahead of December.

Shooting enthusiast brings High Court action over potential Level 5 prosecution
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Shooting enthusiast brings High Court action over potential Level 5 prosecution

Nov 9th 2020, 5:35 PM 43,596 Views 0 Comments

John Flannery fears that persons engaged in rough shooting could end up facing a criminal prosecution, which he claims is unlawful.

HSE boss says 'we have to be honest' about what Christmas will look once Level 5 restrictions ease
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HSE boss says 'we have to be honest' about what Christmas will look once Level 5 restrictions ease

Nov 9th 2020, 1:04 PM 36,793 Views 21 Comments

Reid told Newstalk Breakfast people will still need to limit their social contacts after 1 December.

Specific limit on number of close contacts a potential restriction after Level 5 lifts
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Specific limit on number of close contacts a potential restriction after Level 5 lifts

Nov 7th 2020, 2:24 PM 98,411 Views 55 Comments

Limits on the number of close contacts could be used to keep transmission low after Level 5 restrictions are eased.

There have been high levels of compliance with Level 5 restrictions since they were brought in, say gardaí
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There have been high levels of compliance with Level 5 restrictions since they were brought in, say gardaí

Nov 7th 2020, 12:49 PM 27,337 Views 35 Comments

There have been just 13 incidents where travel restrictions are suspected to be breached.

Dr Colm Henry: 'Isolation' felt by older people should be considered when lifting Level 5 restrictions
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Dr Colm Henry: 'Isolation' felt by older people should be considered when lifting Level 5 restrictions

Nov 5th 2020, 5:56 PM 23,443 Views 14 Comments

Current restrictions are set to be eased on 1 December.

Over 34,000 additional people receiving PUP since start of Level 5
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Over 34,000 additional people receiving PUP since start of Level 5

Nov 3rd 2020, 3:52 PM 9,105 Views 13 Comments

Almost 330,000 people are now receiving the Pandemic Unemployment Payment.

Public urged to keep guard up as Covid-19 cases fall
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Public urged to keep guard up as Covid-19 cases fall

Nov 2nd 2020, 9:24 AM 27,440 Views 55 Comments

Health officials last night confirmed 552 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland and two more deaths.

Poll: Are you adhering to the Level 5 restrictions?
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Poll: Are you adhering to the Level 5 restrictions?

Nov 2nd 2020, 8:14 AM 62,967 Views 96 Comments

We’re set for another month of Level 5.

Philip Nolan: Level 3 measures stabilise, but don't reduce, virus transmission
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Philip Nolan: Level 3 measures stabilise, but don't reduce, virus transmission

Oct 30th 2020, 7:27 PM 35,433 Views 50 Comments

Professor Nolan gave an update on the Covid-19 situation in Ireland at a briefing this evening.