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#covid committee

# covid-committee - Monday 21 December, 2020

Cabinet Covid Committee agrees hospitality should shut on Christmas Eve
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# Christmas

Cabinet Covid Committee agrees hospitality should shut on Christmas Eve

Dec 21st 2020, 10:41 PM 176,851 Views 176 Comments

It is understood that restaurants and gastro pubs could close from mid-afternoon on Christmas Eve.

# covid-committee - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

More than 4,000 children and teachers tested for Covid-19 since schools opened
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# Back To School

More than 4,000 children and teachers tested for Covid-19 since schools opened

Sep 29th 2020, 12:43 PM 22,937 Views 21 Comments

HSE CEO Paul Reid said there have been 180 index cases, with a further 84 linked to those.

# covid-committee - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Let virus spread among under 60s and stop 'crude' restrictions, experts tell Covid committee
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# Change Tack

Let virus spread among under 60s and stop 'crude' restrictions, experts tell Covid committee

Sep 23rd 2020, 12:05 PM 63,246 Views 161 Comments

Experts advised against “crude recommendations” stating that detailed data is not being collected.

# covid-committee - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Education Minister Norma Foley says pupils will get priority testing in event of a Covid-19 outbreak in school
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# Covid Committee

Education Minister Norma Foley says pupils will get priority testing in event of a Covid-19 outbreak in school

Updated Sep 2nd 2020, 8:56 PM 31,723 Views 33 Comments

Foley is to appear before the Oireachtas Committee on Covid-19 this afternoon.

New Agriculture Minister, golfgate and pub closure laws: Busy agenda as Dáil returns early from summer holidays
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# Back To Work

New Agriculture Minister, golfgate and pub closure laws: Busy agenda as Dáil returns early from summer holidays

Sep 2nd 2020, 6:45 AM 18,648 Views 27 Comments

The Dáil was recalled early this year to deal with Covid-19 and the reopening of the country.

# covid-committee - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Covid committee: HSE boss to be questioned on clusters in meat plants and re-opening of schools
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# Covid Committee

Covid committee: HSE boss to be questioned on clusters in meat plants and re-opening of schools

Aug 26th 2020, 6:30 AM 16,413 Views 9 Comments

Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly and Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn will also appear today.

# covid-committee - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Around 20% of meat plant workers are covered by sick pay, according to an industry spokesperson
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# Meat Plants

Around 20% of meat plant workers are covered by sick pay, according to an industry spokesperson

Aug 13th 2020, 3:52 PM 21,351 Views 46 Comments

Meat industry representatives appeared before the special Dáil committee on Covid this afternoon.

# covid-committee - Tuesday 28 July, 2020

DAA says coronavirus testing in Irish airports would be 'challenging'
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# Covid Committee

DAA says coronavirus testing in Irish airports would be 'challenging'

Jul 28th 2020, 12:48 PM 13,440 Views 42 Comments

According to the DAA, travel to the 15 Green list countries represented only 9% of their traffic in 2019.

# covid-committee - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

'Surge in demand' for mental health services anticipated due to pandemic, committee warned
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# Covid Committee

'Surge in demand' for mental health services anticipated due to pandemic, committee warned

Updated Jul 14th 2020, 2:19 PM 15,168 Views 12 Comments

Two sittings took place today at 9am and 11.30am.

# covid-committee - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Taking over private hospitals during the Covid-19 crisis will cost roughly €300 million
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# Covid Committee

Taking over private hospitals during the Covid-19 crisis will cost roughly €300 million

Updated Jun 2nd 2020, 3:03 PM 25,263 Views 40 Comments

‘A fire alarm went off and we sent four fire tenders, and people are saying now we should only have sent three,’ the secretary general said.

# covid-committee - Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Senior civil servant to warn Dáil committee that Covid-19 crisis could last for years
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Senior civil servant to warn Dáil committee that Covid-19 crisis could last for years

Updated May 19th 2020, 8:50 AM 30,553 Views 58 Comments

The Oireachtas Special Committee on Covid-19 Response is due to hear from a number of health officials today.