Vaccine should be available in Ireland early in New Year – Minister Donnelly

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Preparations for the introduction of Covid-19 vaccines are moving quickly in Ireland. Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has said...

Restrictions on inter-county travel and household visits in place from today

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A ban on inter-county travel came into effect at midnight last night under Level 5 restrictions in the Government's Living with Covid-19...

Auckland lockdown extended by 12 days as new Covid-19 outbreaks emerge

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New Zealand has extended its lockdown by a further 12 days as new clusters of Covid-19 continue toe emerge.

Restaurants, pubs & cafes expected to close in Dublin from midnight as the capital...

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The Cabinet is expected to tighten restrictions in Dublin following a recommendation from the National Public Health Emergency Team, moving the capital...

Moderna starts shipping Covid-19 vaccine in Europe

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Moderna has started shipping the first supplies of its Covid-19 vaccine in Europe today. The company, which secured EU...

Government plans to have 4 million people vaccinated by end of September

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Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has told the Dáil that the Government plans to have 700,000 people vaccinated by the end of...

Government will need to look at ways to generate extra revenue in wake of...

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The Minister for Public Expenditure has said it is “inevitable” the Government will have to examine ways to raise extra revenues to...

Tánaiste believes Covid-19 pandemic will end in 2021

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Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said he believes the country will see the end of the Covid-19 pandemic in 2021.

Fines of €500 for breaches of Covid-19 rules, and €1,000 for house parties to...

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Fines of €1,000 will be issued to those who organise house parties during the Level 5 restrictions, it is understood.

US buys up almost entire stock of Remdesivir, an antiviral drug shown to aid...

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The United States has bought up virtually all stocks for the next three months of a drug shown to work against Covid-19.