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Cabinet Ministers are expected to sign off on a plan that will merge aspects of level four and five of the current roadmap. Seán Defoe has this report for RedFM News:

The main stories making the headlines across Cork New nationwide COVID restrictions will be announced by the government this evening. Cabinet Ministers are expected to sign off on a plan that will merge aspects of level four and five of the current roadmap. === The Republic’s recorded a new record number of Covid-19 infections — […]

It’s largely down to the budget A rise in the carbon tax by 7euro 50cent per tonne, announced last Tuesday, has sparked a 1.5cent jump in the cost of a litre of petrol. While diesel prices are up a slightly higher rate, at 2 cent per litre according to the AA’s Fuel Price Index. Despite […]

The seizure was made earlier this week Members of the Bantry Drugs Unit arrested a woman in her 50s earlier this afternoon, following the seizure on Monday 12th October. A multi-agency operation led by Bantry District Drugs Unit and Cork West Divisional Drugs Unit searched 5 separate locations in Bantry on Monday, during which they […]

The WHO says up to nine vaccines are currently being trialled It comes as Pfizer says it could apply for US approval of the vaccine it’s developing as early as late November.

That’s according to a GP advisor to the HSE Cabinet is due to meet tomorrow to discuss what additional restrictions should be imposed. A meeting of Government leaders broke up last night without any decision on NPHET’s recommendation of Level 5. Dr Ray Walley says the level of cases in the country is considerable:

That’s according to Cork Chamber This comes after Ryanair announced the closure of it’s base at the airport for the winter with concerns raised that this may not be a temporary measure by the budget airline. Ryanair is Cork Airport’s biggest customer so the news came as a devastating blow. Cork Chamber says it’s now […]

The increased presence backs up the work done under Operation Fanacht This sees Gardai carry out spot checks that pubs and restaurants are following public health guidelines. There’s also been also a key focus on crime prevention with a beefed up Garda presence at public amenities, parks, and natural beauty spots.

His comments echo those of Boris Johnson The Prime Minister said on Friday that a ‘fundamental change in approach’ from the EU was needed to continue. Michael Gove has insisted that his government will ‘take back control’:

That’s according to an Ireland Thinks poll in the Mail on Sunday It found that 51 percent of people believe level 5 is the correct way forward. 41 percent are against the move, with men more likely to disagree with the Level 5 recommendation than women. More than half of those polled said they were […]



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