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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

New coalition government state that they would commit to ending Direct Provision

The coalition government draft programme between Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party has stated that they will commit to ending Direct Provision.

They assured that accommodation that “has the protection and promotion of human rights at its core” will be provided to asylum seekers.

By the end of 2020, this new government has stated that they will commit to the 33rd Dáil to publishing a white paper that will describe how the new system will work.


Social distancing and facemasks may be relaxed for fully vaccinated people

Facemasks and social distancing may no longer be required for people who are fully vaccinated

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Tanaiste hopes NIAC advice will allow under-60s to receive J&J Covid-19 vaccine

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Taoiseach claims target of vaccinating 82% of population by June remains

An Taoiseach has said the target to have over 82% of the population vaccinated by June remains. Speaking during...
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