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Cabinet Covid Committee agrees hospitality should shut on Christmas Eve
It is understood that restaurants and gastro pubs could close from mid-afternoon on Christmas Eve.
More than 4,000 children and teachers tested for Covid-19 since schools opened
HSE CEO Paul Reid said there have been 180 index cases, with a further 84 linked to those.
Let virus spread among under 60s and stop 'crude' restrictions, experts tell Covid committee
Experts advised against “crude recommendations” stating that detailed data is not being collected.
Education Minister Norma Foley says pupils will get priority testing in event of a Covid-19 outbreak in school
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
The Dáil was recalled early this year to deal with Covid-19 and the reopening of the country.
Covid committee: HSE boss to be questioned on clusters in meat plants and re-opening of schools
Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly and Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn will also appear today.
Around 20% of meat plant workers are covered by sick pay, according to an industry spokesperson
Meat industry representatives appeared before the special Dáil committee on Covid this afternoon.
DAA says coronavirus testing in Irish airports would be 'challenging'
According to the DAA, travel to the 15 Green list countries represented only 9% of their traffic in 2019.
'Surge in demand' for mental health services anticipated due to pandemic, committee warned
Two sittings took place today at 9am and 11.30am.
Taking over private hospitals during the Covid-19 crisis will cost roughly €300 million
‘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.
Senior civil servant to warn Dáil committee that Covid-19 crisis could last for years
The Oireachtas Special Committee on Covid-19 Response is due to hear from a number of health officials today.