Page: 10

He was in contact with French President Emmanuel Macron at the European Council last week President Macron has tested positive for Covid-19 – and the Taoiseach is restricting his movements as a precaution. Micheál Martin has had a rapid test with the results expected this afternoon.

Their comments come just over a week to Christmas Day Its meeting today will consider some of the latest trends, such as a rise in the 14 day incidence rate and the 5 day average increasing to 339 cases. From tomorrow, inter-county travel restrictions are due to be eased and up to three households can […]

Taoiseach Micheál Martin claimed it never happened in the Dáil yesterday, and said the state took equity in the banks involved. He had been responding to questions about ex-Debenhams workers and possible solutions to the ongoing dispute about redundancy packages. The Taoiseach said TD Richard Boyd Barrett lived in a financial fantasy land – however […]

It comes as NPHET meets this morning amid growing concern at the spread of the virus. Chief medical officer, Tony Holohan, says the country has going in the ‘wrong direction’, with 431 cases confirmed yesterday. Further restrictions are due to be lifted tomorrow, which would allow nationwide travel and three households to mix. But former […]

The Tánaiste says the impact of the Covid-19 vaccine won’t be felt until at least next April. Leo Varadkar told his parliamentary party last night there’s a good chance the first jabs will happen before the end of this year. The green light for the Pfizer vaccine could be given by the European Medicines agency […]

NPHET will meet this morning and discuss whether new measures are needed to tackle the spread of Covid-19. Chief medical officer Tony Holohan says we’re in a ‘precarious situation’ as the virus is going in the ‘wrong direction’. It’s after 431 new cases were confirmed last night. More restrictions are due to be lifted tomorrow, […]

They have been asked to isolate until December 30th following a large outbreak of Covid-19. The HSE has informed parents of students at Scoil Mhuire in Killorglin that 17 cases of the virus have been identified at the mixed school. It says all staff and students will now be tested following one of the largest […]

A woman has also died in a suspected hit and run in Galway The man in his 70s, was the only occupant of the car which crashed on the R612 at Aghamarta at around 4:20pm yesterday. He was taken to Cork University Hospital but died a short time later. The road has reopened following a […]

Micheál Martin said shareholders were never bailed out and the state took equity in the banks involved. He was responding to questions about why money could be given to banks and not Debenhams workers. Ex-Debenhams workers say they’re shocked and disappointed at the offer of a 3 million euro package for training and upskilling. The Chair […]

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 6 additional deaths related to COVID-19. There has been a total of 2,140 COVID-19 related deaths in Ireland. As of midnight Tuesday 15th December, the HPSC has been notified of 431 confirmed cases of COVID-19. There is now a total of 77,197 confirmed cases of […]



0:00 0:00