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# cmo - Friday 1 July, 2022

'Leadership and courage': Dr Tony Holohan steps down as CMO today after 14 years
# Last Day
# Last Day

'Leadership and courage': Dr Tony Holohan steps down as CMO today after 14 years

Updated Fri 5:01 PM 35,562 Views 68 Comments

Professor Breda Smyth has been appointed to serve as Ireland’s interim chief medical officer.

# cmo - Thursday 16 June, 2022

Professor Breda Smyth appointed as interim chief medical officer
# Cmo
# Cmo

Professor Breda Smyth appointed as interim chief medical officer

Jun 16th 2022, 7:22 AM 24,201 Views 8 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan will resign as Chief Medical Officer on 1 July after 14 years in the role.

# cmo - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Sen Gen Robert Watt and Dr Tony Holohan to appear before Oireachtas health committee next week
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# Cmo

Sen Gen Robert Watt and Dr Tony Holohan to appear before Oireachtas health committee next week

Updated Apr 27th 2022, 7:11 PM 17,601 Views 12 Comments

Secretary General Martin Fraser was quizzed by politicians at the Oireachtas Finance Committee today.

# cmo - Friday 22 April, 2022

Top civil servant says he had 'no involvement' in detailed arrangements of Dr Holohan's move
# Civil Service
# Civil Service

Top civil servant says he had 'no involvement' in detailed arrangements of Dr Holohan's move

Apr 22nd 2022, 4:26 PM 28,022 Views 13 Comments

Holohan announced earlier this month that he would not be taking up a Trinity College role due to the controversy over his secondment.

# cmo - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Denis Naughten: The only winners in the Holohan job debacle will be large consultancy firms
# Science Advice
# Science Advice

Denis Naughten: The only winners in the Holohan job debacle will be large consultancy firms

Apr 14th 2022, 8:00 PM 24,656 Views 21 Comments

The independent TD says the mishandling of a potential move by the CMO to Trinity College is a wasted opportunity.

# cmo - Monday 11 April, 2022

Donnelly receives report on Dr Tony Holohan's abandoned secondment to Trinity
# Cmo
# Cmo

Donnelly receives report on Dr Tony Holohan's abandoned secondment to Trinity

Updated Apr 11th 2022, 9:55 PM 31,514 Views 30 Comments

The report was compiled by the Secretary General of the Department of Health, Robert Watt.

# cmo - Thursday 7 April, 2022

Dr Tony Holohan rules out return as Chief Medical Officer after his new role in Trinity College
# New Job
# New Job

Dr Tony Holohan rules out return as Chief Medical Officer after his new role in Trinity College

Updated Apr 7th 2022, 1:45 PM 26,982 Views 60 Comments

Controversy has surrounded the salary payment of for his new professorship in Trinity College.

# cmo - Thursday 20 January, 2022

NPHET advice paves way for early scrapping of almost all Covid restrictions
# Greenlight
# Greenlight

NPHET advice paves way for early scrapping of almost all Covid restrictions

Jan 20th 2022, 8:35 PM 178,974 Views 151 Comments

NPHET met today to discuss Ireland’s Covid-19 measures.

# cmo - Wednesday 10 November, 2021

'Cut social contacts in half' and antigen testing in schools: Key points from NPHET's briefing
# Nphet Briefing
# Nphet Briefing

'Cut social contacts in half' and antigen testing in schools: Key points from NPHET's briefing

Updated Nov 10th 2021, 8:34 PM 60,293 Views 81 Comments

There is “very good data” that the booster shots are working well and quickly, Holohan said

# cmo - Thursday 21 October, 2021

CMO: Sending symptomatic children to school based on antigen test results 'very concerning'
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# Tony Holohan

CMO: Sending symptomatic children to school based on antigen test results 'very concerning'

Oct 21st 2021, 11:26 AM 27,467 Views 59 Comments

The CMO said it is “a really concerning practice”.

# cmo - Monday 4 January, 2021

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 6,110 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: Six deaths and 6,110 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Updated Jan 4th 2021, 7:23 PM 185,841 Views 451 Comments

New figures were revealed by health officials this evening.

# cmo - Sunday 1 November, 2020

CMO says Ireland is on 'right track' to suppress Covid-19 but 'it's too early to ease our efforts'
# Dr Tony Holohan
# Dr Tony Holohan

CMO says Ireland is on 'right track' to suppress Covid-19 but 'it's too early to ease our efforts'

Nov 1st 2020, 9:51 AM 36,279 Views 114 Comments

A further 416 cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Ireland yesterday.

# cmo - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Dr Tony Holohan to return to his role as chief medical officer next week
# Cmo
# Cmo

Dr Tony Holohan to return to his role as chief medical officer next week

Oct 1st 2020, 12:10 PM 137,839 Views 120 Comments

Dr Holohan had stepped away from the role in July to spend time with his family and help care for his wife.

# cmo - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Contact tracers to begin asking community transmission cases about visits to pubs and restaurants
# Community Transmission
# Community Transmission

Contact tracers to begin asking community transmission cases about visits to pubs and restaurants

Sep 23rd 2020, 9:19 PM 51,269 Views 56 Comments

Currently around one in four cases are identified as community transmission.

# cmo - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

'Not the optimal approach': Taoiseach spoke to CMO about attendee number restrictions at sporting events
# GAA
# GAA

'Not the optimal approach': Taoiseach spoke to CMO about attendee number restrictions at sporting events

Jul 28th 2020, 6:34 PM 30,105 Views 30 Comments

A maximum gathering of 200 persons is permitted in the 26 counties.

# cmo - Saturday 4 July, 2020

'Avoid the places serving 30 pints with a basket of wings': Health experts' advice for Phase 3 socialising
# Pubs
# Pubs

'Avoid the places serving 30 pints with a basket of wings': Health experts' advice for Phase 3 socialising

Jul 4th 2020, 12:05 AM 77,650 Views 75 Comments

Pubs were this week warned of the consequences of failing to follow the current guidance.

# cmo - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 15 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 15 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 2nd 2020, 7:01 PM 75,888 Views 52 Comments

Health officials have provided an update on the pandemic in Ireland.

# cmo - Monday 22 June, 2020

Coronavirus: Two deaths and four new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: Two deaths and four new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jun 22nd 2020, 5:44 PM 66,642 Views 64 Comments

Health officials have provided an update on the situation in Ireland.

# cmo - Monday 18 May, 2020

Coronavirus: 4 deaths and 88 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Phase One
# Phase One

Coronavirus: 4 deaths and 88 new cases confirmed in Ireland

May 18th 2020, 5:40 PM 101,633 Views 137 Comments

Health officials have provided an update on Ireland’s first day in Phase One.

# cmo - Friday 15 May, 2020

Taoiseach advises public to wear face coverings on public transport and in retail stores
# Covid19
# Covid19

Taoiseach advises public to wear face coverings on public transport and in retail stores

May 15th 2020, 4:27 PM 31,366 Views 69 Comments

The use of face coverings will not be made a legal requirement.

# cmo - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

NPHET to provide advice tomorrow to give government 'time to consider' easing restrictions
# Roadmap
# Roadmap

NPHET to provide advice tomorrow to give government 'time to consider' easing restrictions

May 13th 2020, 9:04 PM 36,755 Views 58 Comments

The team usually meets on a Friday but the CMO said the government will have a number of considerations to discuss.

# cmo - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

'That's not the meeting I was at': Holohan denies tension with ministers over restrictions
# Covid19
# Covid19

'That's not the meeting I was at': Holohan denies tension with ministers over restrictions

May 5th 2020, 8:08 PM 38,484 Views 27 Comments

Holohan said the questions he was asked by ministers last week were ‘reasonable and sensible’.

# cmo - Friday 1 May, 2020

Coronavirus: 34 deaths and 221 new cases in Ireland confirmed
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 34 deaths and 221 new cases in Ireland confirmed

May 1st 2020, 5:39 PM 62,989 Views 80 Comments

The Department of Health has provided an update on the outbreak in Ireland.

# cmo - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Increase expected in numbers being tested for coronavirus after slight change in criteria
# Covid19
# Covid19

Increase expected in numbers being tested for coronavirus after slight change in criteria

Apr 28th 2020, 10:00 PM 23,393 Views 22 Comments

Officials said they hope to broaden the criteria further after next weekend.

# cmo - Saturday 25 April, 2020

Coronavirus: 52 deaths and 377 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 52 deaths and 377 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Apr 25th 2020, 5:12 PM 110,026 Views 149 Comments

The figures were released from the Department of Health this evening.

# cmo - Friday 24 April, 2020

Health officials to consider expanding testing criteria for Covid-19 again
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Health officials to consider expanding testing criteria for Covid-19 again

Apr 24th 2020, 12:00 PM 20,154 Views 42 Comments

The focus now is on residential facilities such as nursing homes.

# cmo - Tuesday 21 April, 2020

CMO says it's 'perfectly appropriate' for GPs to conduct nursing home consultations over phone
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

CMO says it's 'perfectly appropriate' for GPs to conduct nursing home consultations over phone

Apr 21st 2020, 8:14 PM 14,941 Views 27 Comments

Private nursing homes have reported they are struggling to get on-site visits from GPs.

Nursing home owner describes 'heartbreak' of telling families they cannot visit residents who are dying
# Meath
# Meath

Nursing home owner describes 'heartbreak' of telling families they cannot visit residents who are dying

Apr 21st 2020, 3:23 PM 23,373 Views 22 Comments

She said there have been a total of 13 confirmed positive cases in her facility and seven residents with Covid-19 have died.