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Thursday, February 25, 2021

Department of Education planning full re-opening of schools from March 1st

The Minister for Education will tell Cabinet colleagues this morning that her department is planning for the phased full reopening of schools from 1st March.

Norma Foley is expected to say it is her strong preference that all students will return to their classes over the course of the month.

She will also give an update on Leaving Certificate negotiations.

Students with additional needs and those in Leaving Cert are expected to be the first to go back to the classroom.


Teenager seriously injured following shooting in Dublin last night

Investigations are ongoing following a shooting in Dublin last night where a teenager was seriously injured

US FDA states Johnson and Johnson vaccine highly effective against severe Covid-19

The Johnson and Johnson vaccine has shown to be highly effective against severe Covid-19

Government may reject €9 substantial meal rule for pubs this year

A €9 substantial meal may not be a requirement for pub-goers this year

COVID-19: 574 new confirmed cases in Ireland

Health officials have confirmed a further 574 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland. Fifty-six further people diagnosed with the virus...
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