WHO recommends use of AstraZeneca vaccine for all age groups, including over-65s

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Scientists advising the World Health Organisation (WHO) have recommended the use of the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine in all adults.

Fines to be discussed by Covid-19 committee amid rise in virus prevalence

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The Cabinet Covid-19 subcommittee will meet today to consider graduated fines to enforce pandemic related regulations. The National Public...

Over 20,000 Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccines due to arrive in Ireland this weekend

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More than 21,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine are due to arrive in Ireland this weekend as preparations for a wider rollout...

Varadkar says a short, hard lockdown may be needed to suppress the spread of...

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Tanaiste Leo Varadkar has suggested that a “short, hard lockdown to knock the virus on the head again” could be considered and...

NIAC recommends use of AstraZeneca vaccine for over-70s in Ireland

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The National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) has recommended that the AstraZeneca vaccine can be used for those aged 70 years and older.

More than 1,000 people in Irish hospitals with Covid-19, 88 in ICU

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The number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 in Irish hospitals has surpassed 1,000 for the first time. Health Service...

John Connors issues apology to Minister for Children, Roderic O’Gorman

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John Connors has issued an apology to Minister for Children, Disability, Equality and Integration, Roderic O'Gorman. Connors expressed discontent...

Irish government aiming to allow people to travel abroad to visit loved ones for...

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Tanaiste Leo Varadkar has said that Irish government would like for people to be able to travel abroad to visit loved ones...

President Higgins signs Mother and Baby Homes Bill into law

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President Michael D. Higgins has signed the Mother and Baby Homes Bill into law after he “considered all the options available to...

Students who refuse to wear face coverings will be sent home from secondary schools

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Minister for Education Norma Foley has said pupils who refuse to wear a face covering, other than for medical reasons, will be...