# cmo

Last month
February 2024
Chief Medical Officer Professor Breda Smyth to leave role after appointment 18 months ago
This year
Scottish CMO told colleague to delete messages ‘at end of every day’, Covid inquiry told
Last year
Chief Medical Officer warns of 'multi-pathogenic winter' as new Covid variant discovered
Covid-19: Symptoms and guidelines for the new Eris variant
'Go back to doing the things you love': CMO writes post-pandemic open letter to older people
Chief medical officer has not advocated for a mask mandate, says Taoiseach
All time
Plans on how to respond to possible future pandemic are being worked on, CMO says
Public urged by CMO to wear masks on transport and in crowds to reduce spread of viruses
CMO urges people with new Covid-like symptoms to stay at home over Christmas
HSE contacts schools with advice for parents as child dies from invasive Strep A
'Leadership and courage': Dr Tony Holohan steps down as CMO today after 14 years
Professor Breda Smyth appointed as interim chief medical officer
Sen Gen Robert Watt and Dr Tony Holohan to appear before Oireachtas health committee next week
Top civil servant says he had 'no involvement' in detailed arrangements of Dr Holohan's move
Denis Naughten: The only winners in the Holohan job debacle will be large consultancy firms
Donnelly receives report on Dr Tony Holohan's abandoned secondment to Trinity
Dr Tony Holohan rules out return as Chief Medical Officer after his new role in Trinity College
NPHET advice paves way for early scrapping of almost all Covid restrictions
'Cut social contacts in half' and antigen testing in schools: Key points from NPHET's briefing
CMO: Sending symptomatic children to school based on antigen test results 'very concerning'
Coronavirus: Six deaths and 6,110 new cases confirmed in Ireland
CMO says Ireland is on 'right track' to suppress Covid-19 but 'it's too early to ease our efforts'
Dr Tony Holohan to return to his role as chief medical officer next week
Contact tracers to begin asking community transmission cases about visits to pubs and restaurants
'Not the optimal approach': Taoiseach spoke to CMO about attendee number restrictions at sporting events
'Avoid the places serving 30 pints with a basket of wings': Health experts' advice for Phase 3 socialising
Coronavirus: Five deaths and 15 new cases confirmed in Ireland
Coronavirus: Two deaths and four new cases confirmed in Ireland
Coronavirus: 4 deaths and 88 new cases confirmed in Ireland
Taoiseach advises public to wear face coverings on public transport and in retail stores
NPHET to provide advice tomorrow to give government 'time to consider' easing restrictions
'That's not the meeting I was at': Holohan denies tension with ministers over restrictions
Coronavirus: 34 deaths and 221 new cases in Ireland confirmed
Increase expected in numbers being tested for coronavirus after slight change in criteria
Coronavirus: 52 deaths and 377 new cases confirmed in Ireland
Health officials to consider expanding testing criteria for Covid-19 again
CMO says it's 'perfectly appropriate' for GPs to conduct nursing home consultations over phone
Nursing home owner describes 'heartbreak' of telling families they cannot visit residents who are dying