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NPHET to consider introducing colour-coded system of Covid-19 warnings

The National Public Health Emergency Team is discussing the recent spike in Covid-19 cases at a meeting this afternoon.They are also expected to discuss...
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Health professor says Covid-19 outbreak in Naas Hospital could be linked to clusters in...

A Kildare health professor says the outbreak of Covid-19 in Naas General Hospital could be linked to the clusters in meat plants.The facility has...

HSE says Covid tests and GP assessments are free

Covid tests and GP assessments are free of charge, including out of hours consultations, according to the HSE.It's moved to clarify the situation after...
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Economist warns businesses in Kildare, Laois and Offaly may close for good due to...

Some hotels, pubs and cafes in Kildare, Laois and Offaly may close down for good, due to the local lockdown.That's according to UCC economist...
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Three of four meat processing plants in midlands aren’t reopening today following covid-19 outbreaks

Three of four meat processing plants in the midlands aren't reopening today, after recent outbreaks of Covid-19.​It's after hundreds of new cases at the...

Temperatures of 25 degrees expected this weekend

Met Éireann says temperatures could reach 25 degrees this weekend.After a few wet weeks, warm dry weather is expected until at least next weekend.Met...

Guidelines on wearing face masks in schools to be published later

New guidelines around the wearing of face coverings in schools are likely to be published later.The Department of Education has received 'revised recommendations, which...

€50 million funding for beef finishers after income hit during lockdown

€50 million has been made available for beef finishers, to help them deal with income lost during the pandemic.Prices collapsed in lockdown, as restaurants...

Concern over increased cases of Covid-19 among vulnerable groups

Public health officials say they have significant and growing concerns about Covid-19 outbreaks emerging among vulnerable groups.There's been an increase in clusters of the...

Bank of Ireland to cut 1,400 jobs

Bank of Ireland is to cut 1,400 jobs in the coming years.The bank says it has launched a voluntary redundancy programme across the group...

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