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HSE guidelines allow for huge easing of restrictions on partners accessing maternity wards
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HSE guidelines allow for huge easing of restrictions on partners accessing maternity wards

Thu 5:11 PM 7,942 Views 3 Comments

The guidelines can be implemented from 1 November.

'When were you last in a nightclub, Taoiseach?': Calls for clarity on new rules as talks resume
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'When were you last in a nightclub, Taoiseach?': Calls for clarity on new rules as talks resume

Updated Wed 3:00 PM 36,928 Views 36 Comments
  • It was confirmed yesterday that nightclubs will be allowed to reopen as planned this Friday, 22 October.
  • However, sectoral guidance is still being developed for the industry.
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said he accepts that the sector "need clarity".
Poll: Would you be happy to go to a nightclub in the next few months?
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Poll: Would you be happy to go to a nightclub in the next few months?

Wed 8:16 AM 56,981 Views 56 Comments

Nightclubs are set to reopen this Friday.

As it happened: Government confirms how Covid-19 restrictions will change from Friday From TheJournal.ie
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As it happened: Government confirms how Covid-19 restrictions will change from Friday

Publican's groups urge full reopening of sector following 'escalation in crisis faced by pubs'
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Publican's groups urge full reopening of sector following 'escalation in crisis faced by pubs'

Sun 1:19 PM 29,405 Views 41 Comments

Nphet will meet on Monday to consider its recommendations to Government ahead of the planned lifting of restrictions on Friday.

De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective
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De Gascun: Covid-19 cases 'will increase as restrictions ease', but vaccines are effective

Sun 9:32 AM 29,119 Views 74 Comments

Public health officials yesterday confirmed a further 2,180 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

'No decision' yet on lifting Covid measures as Taoiseach cites 'wrong turn' in virus trajectory
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'No decision' yet on lifting Covid measures as Taoiseach cites 'wrong turn' in virus trajectory

Updated Oct 13th 2021, 6:35 PM 75,743 Views 130 Comments

A meeting of senior officials this afternoon heard that Ireland’s Covid-19 situation has taken an unexpected turn.

Ireland's clash with USA in Las Vegas cancelled due to border restrictions
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Ireland's clash with USA in Las Vegas cancelled due to border restrictions

Sep 24th 2021, 5:00 PM 9,372 Views 1 Comment

The game could be rescheduled for October 2022.

Varadkar says tomorrow is a ‘big day’ as thousands of workers return to office
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Varadkar says tomorrow is a ‘big day’ as thousands of workers return to office

Sep 19th 2021, 1:07 PM 30,633 Views 45 Comments

Many businesses are also set to open their doors for the first time since the pandemic began.

Poll: What are you most looking forward to once all Covid-19 restrictions are lifted?
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Poll: What are you most looking forward to once all Covid-19 restrictions are lifted?

Sep 2nd 2021, 9:40 AM 32,351 Views 84 Comments

The final restrictions are due to be eased in the next two months.

NPHET to be 'significantly scaled back' from late October as restrictions end
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NPHET to be 'significantly scaled back' from late October as restrictions end

Updated Aug 31st 2021, 7:55 PM 20,457 Views 24 Comments

NPHET and its sub-groups will move out of the ‘emergency phase’ of the pandemic.

Concerts, Communions and the return to offices: The key dates for lifting Covid restrictions
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Concerts, Communions and the return to offices: The key dates for lifting Covid restrictions

Aug 31st 2021, 6:39 PM 113,137 Views 80 Comments
  • The Taoiseach announced four key dates, with all restrictions on events and indoor activities lifted from 22 October.
  • In September indoor events and entertainment venues will be subject to capacity limits.
EU recommends Member States reimpose travel restrictions on US over rising Covid cases
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EU recommends Member States reimpose travel restrictions on US over rising Covid cases

Aug 30th 2021, 9:31 PM 19,588 Views 23 Comments

Most EU members have followed Brussels’ travel advice during the crisis so far.

Unwinding of Covid-19 restrictions to begin next week, says Minister McGrath
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Unwinding of Covid-19 restrictions to begin next week, says Minister McGrath

Updated Aug 30th 2021, 3:15 PM 51,415 Views 49 Comments

The live entertainment industry has expressed anger over a date for reopening not being finalised.

What we know so far about the Covid reopening plan for September and October
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What we know so far about the Covid reopening plan for September and October

Aug 27th 2021, 7:13 PM 53,295 Views 33 Comments
Government to ‘engage’ with Electric Picnic festival organisers
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Government to ‘engage’ with Electric Picnic festival organisers

Aug 27th 2021, 6:24 PM 13,235 Views 20 Comments

The Cabinet Covid-19 sub-committee met today to discuss the next steps in the easing of restrictions.

Gardaí asked several premises to close temporarily for 'public safety' after All-Ireland final
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Gardaí asked several premises to close temporarily for 'public safety' after All-Ireland final

Aug 23rd 2021, 2:10 PM 41,601 Views 0 Comments

40,000 people were allowed to attend the hurling final yesterday afternoon.

NMH able to ease maternity restrictions as 'huge amount of development' done in recent years
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NMH able to ease maternity restrictions as 'huge amount of development' done in recent years

Aug 13th 2021, 1:04 PM 8,616 Views 1 Comment

That’s according to Peter Boylan, former master of the National Maternity Hospital.

Some Australian athletes are facing 28 days' quarantine after return from Tokyo Olympics
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Some Australian athletes are facing 28 days' quarantine after return from Tokyo Olympics

Aug 11th 2021, 10:33 AM 7,445 Views 2 Comments

‘While other countries are celebrating the return of their athletes, we are subjecting ours to the most cruel and uncaring treatment.’

Roadmap to easing hospitality restrictions ‘to be drawn up’
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Roadmap to easing hospitality restrictions ‘to be drawn up’

Aug 5th 2021, 7:59 AM 19,293 Views 22 Comments

Government officials and representatives from the hospitality industry had a “robust and engaging conversation”.

Offices likely to be in a position to begin reopening in September, minister says
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Offices likely to be in a position to begin reopening in September, minister says

Jul 29th 2021, 9:21 AM 25,544 Views 34 Comments

Minister Eamon Ryan said the return to offices will be “done on a staged basis”.

August wedding guest increase at risk as Ireland is 'without a doubt' in fourth wave
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August wedding guest increase at risk as Ireland is 'without a doubt' in fourth wave

Updated Jul 21st 2021, 5:46 PM 58,052 Views 51 Comments
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said a final decision would be made next week on wedding numbers
  • The context for the decision is the 'challenging' increase in Covid-19 infections
  • Leo Varadkar says cases may peak at 3,000-4,000 per day in the coming weeks but ICU admissions may peak at a 'manageable' 40-50
Nightclubs reopen their doors as last remaining Covid-19 restrictions lifted in England
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Nightclubs reopen their doors as last remaining Covid-19 restrictions lifted in England

Jul 19th 2021, 6:56 AM 50,068 Views 47 Comments

Legal mandates covering the wearing of masks and working from home have been scrapped.

Disappointing news for Galway Festival as 1,000 spectators permitted to attend each day
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Disappointing news for Galway Festival as 1,000 spectators permitted to attend each day

Jul 14th 2021, 11:03 AM 4,303 Views 6 Comments

Organisers had hoped to allow 5,000 fans through the turnstiles daily.

Scotland to move to lowest level of Covid restrictions on Monday
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Scotland to move to lowest level of Covid restrictions on Monday

Jul 13th 2021, 4:16 PM 10,423 Views 9 Comments

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told a virtual session of the Scottish Parliament that the country could move to Level 0 of restrictions.

Doctors’ leaders slam Johnson’s ‘irresponsible’ easing of England's Covid restrictions
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Doctors’ leaders slam Johnson’s ‘irresponsible’ easing of England's Covid restrictions

Updated Jul 13th 2021, 8:49 AM 31,014 Views 33 Comments

The British Medical Association said the move could have ‘potentially devastating consequences’.

'I didn't want to do this alone': Your stories about pandemic maternity restrictions
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'I didn't want to do this alone': Your stories about pandemic maternity restrictions

Jul 10th 2021, 12:05 AM 39,604 Views 17 Comments
  • The Journal asked people to share stories about the impact of pandemic maternity restrictions.
  • These restrictions resulted in pregnant women going through parts of labour and certain scans alone, Orla Dwyer reports.
  • More than 120 people got in contact and 67 of their stories are included in today's piece.
Experts criticise ‘unethical' plan to lift Covid rules in England at 'most dangerous period of the pandemic'
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Experts criticise ‘unethical' plan to lift Covid rules in England at 'most dangerous period of the pandemic'

Updated Jul 8th 2021, 2:10 PM 32,476 Views 113 Comments

A range of coronavirus restrictions are due to be eased in England, possibly as soon as 19 July.

'Reckless': Warnings issued over Johnson’s plan to scrap nearly all Covid restrictions
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'Reckless': Warnings issued over Johnson’s plan to scrap nearly all Covid restrictions

Jul 6th 2021, 7:31 AM 33,114 Views 51 Comments

Labour leader Keir Starmer said it was a “reckless” move when the infection rate was still going up.

Have you been impacted by pandemic maternity restrictions? We want to hear your story
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Have you been impacted by pandemic maternity restrictions? We want to hear your story

Updated Jul 5th 2021, 7:45 PM 14,039 Views 1 Comment

We want to get a wider sense of how Covid-19 maternity restrictions have impacted people. Tell us your story.

England primed to ‘return to normality’ on 19 July with restrictions rolled back
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England primed to ‘return to normality’ on 19 July with restrictions rolled back

Jul 4th 2021, 12:15 PM 23,640 Views 65 Comments

According to The Sunday Times, mask wearing will become voluntary in all settings.

FactCheck: Is Ireland one of the only countries in Europe without indoor dining?
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FactCheck: Is Ireland one of the only countries in Europe without indoor dining?

Jun 29th 2021, 10:10 PM 100,811 Views 0 Comments

The claim was first made last Friday. The Journal FactCheck finds it to be true.

As it happened: Taoiseach confirms delay to reopening of indoor hospitality From TheJournal.ie
Live Jun 29th 2021, 4:28 PM

As it happened: Taoiseach confirms delay to reopening of indoor hospitality

Travel abroad jumped by 23% last month as 85,000 travel from Ireland overseas
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Travel abroad jumped by 23% last month as 85,000 travel from Ireland overseas

Jun 29th 2021, 2:20 PM 15,584 Views 11 Comments

The number of departures from April to May increased by a third.

'It's soul-destroying': Last minute decision on indoor dining leaves hospitality on tenterhooks
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'It's soul-destroying': Last minute decision on indoor dining leaves hospitality on tenterhooks

Jun 28th 2021, 5:50 PM 35,733 Views 73 Comments

From wasted food to cancelled bookings, an extension of restrictions could mean large losses for pubs and restaurants.

South Africa bans alcohol sales to fight country's latest Covid-19 surge
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South Africa bans alcohol sales to fight country's latest Covid-19 surge

Jun 28th 2021, 9:32 AM 23,774 Views 30 Comments

President Ramaphosa banned gatherings, alcohol sales and sit-down meals in the move.

Poll: Should the reopening of indoor services in pubs and restaurants be delayed beyond 5 July?
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Poll: Should the reopening of indoor services in pubs and restaurants be delayed beyond 5 July?

Jun 25th 2021, 8:02 AM 66,145 Views 179 Comments

NPHET will next week issue advice to government on the planned 5 July reopening measures.

If NPHET recommend easing slowdown, the government will find it impossible to reject the advice
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# 5 July Delay

If NPHET recommend easing slowdown, the government will find it impossible to reject the advice

Jun 24th 2021, 12:05 AM 52,610 Views 110 Comments

Some government sources have said the Taoiseach is being “over cautious”.

One-third of nation feels nervous about being able to meet up with people indoors again
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# Red C

One-third of nation feels nervous about being able to meet up with people indoors again

Jun 17th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,491 Views 15 Comments

That’s according to new polling conducted by Red C on behalf of The Journal.

Westminster MPs back extension of England's Covid-19 restrictions until 19 July
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# Lifting

Westminster MPs back extension of England's Covid-19 restrictions until 19 July

Jun 16th 2021, 8:04 PM 5,818 Views 6 Comments

MPs voted 461 to 60 to approve regulations delaying the easing of the measures.

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