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Covid-19 case rate ‘growing more slowly than expected’ – HSE

The Health Service Executive's Chief Clinical Officer has said the rate of Covid-19 cases appears to be "growing more slowly than expected" but Dr Colm Henry urged caution about attending outdoor gatherings at this stage of the vaccination programme. Speaking on RTÉ's...

Vaccinations for 12-15 age group to begin within weeks – HSE

The HSE expects to begin vaccinating children aged between 12 and 15 within the next two weeks. Chief Clinical Officer Dr Colm Henry told RTÉ News that the HSE is working on some outstanding logistical issues before opening the portal. ''We've got to prepare the...

Customers enjoy welcome return to indoor hospitality

Indoor hospitality has resumed for the first time since last December, while so-called 'wet pubs' around the country, which were closed in March last year when Covid-19 restrictions came into effect, can also open their doors. People who are fully vaccinated or who...

Restrictions on non-essential international travel ease

Airlines, airports and the tourism industry are preparing for an uptick in business from this morning as travel restrictions into and out of the country are eased. From today, Ireland joins the rest of the EU in implementing the Digital Covid Certificate. This means...

Taoiseach announces delay to indoor hospitality beyond 5 July

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has announced the latest Covid-19 restrictions saying there will be a delay to indoor hospitality beyond the planned 5 July date. Speaking at Government Buildings Mr Martin said that over the course of the last number of weeks concern has been...

Hopes for tourism boost as hospitality sector reopens

Hotels, B&Bs, self-catering accommodation and hostels can reopen from today, as the gradual lifting of Covid-19 restrictions on the tourism and hospitality sector begins. However, services including leisure facilities, as well as indoor restaurants and bars, are...

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