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# face-masks - Sunday 18 April, 2021

Poll: Do you wear a face covering in busy outdoor places?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you wear a face covering in busy outdoor places?

Apr 18th 2021, 9:50 AM 82,193 Views 102 Comments

The government recommends wearing one in crowded outdoor settings.

Israelis no longer have to wear masks outdoors as Covid-19 cases plummet
# Israel
# Israel

Israelis no longer have to wear masks outdoors as Covid-19 cases plummet

Apr 18th 2021, 7:00 AM 39,706 Views 35 Comments

Masks will still be required indoors, however.

# face-masks - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Poll: Should joggers and cyclists have to wear face masks?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should joggers and cyclists have to wear face masks?

Jan 27th 2021, 8:54 AM 92,511 Views 228 Comments

The WHO doesn’t think they should, but others disagree.

# face-masks - Saturday 23 January, 2021

'The virus kills people we love': Woman whose husband died from Covid-19 urges people to wear masks
# Jeni Pim
# Jeni Pim

'The virus kills people we love': Woman whose husband died from Covid-19 urges people to wear masks

Jan 23rd 2021, 9:09 AM 64,311 Views 116 Comments

To people who are “fed up” of the pandemic, Jeni Pim said: “I’m fed up with it as well, it has killed my soulmate.”

# face-masks - Sunday 17 January, 2021

Woman, 20s, charged over assault after dispute on mask wearing
# Arrest
# Arrest

Woman, 20s, charged over assault after dispute on mask wearing

Jan 17th 2021, 1:14 PM 102,725 Views 0 Comments

The woman assaulted a staff member at a premises where she had not worn a face covering.

# face-masks - Friday 15 January, 2021

FactCheck: Yes, masks, including cloth masks, can help prevent Covid-19 transmission
# Debunk
# Debunk

FactCheck: Yes, masks, including cloth masks, can help prevent Covid-19 transmission

Jan 15th 2021, 6:09 PM 25,380 Views 0 Comments

Studies have shown that masks can help prevent the spread of the virus.

# face-masks - Monday 7 December, 2020

'We're asking people to do the right thing': Face coverings now mandatory for drivers and passengers in taxis
# Spsv
# Spsv

'We're asking people to do the right thing': Face coverings now mandatory for drivers and passengers in taxis

Dec 7th 2020, 12:27 PM 14,385 Views 23 Comments

Drivers of taxis are entitled to refuse carriage to somebody not wearing a face covering under new regulations.

# face-masks - Friday 27 November, 2020

Taoiseach says 'strong evidence' that reopening wet pubs would mean 'far higher numbers far faster'
# Zero Pubs Of Christmas
# Zero Pubs Of Christmas

Taoiseach says 'strong evidence' that reopening wet pubs would mean 'far higher numbers far faster'

Updated Nov 27th 2020, 8:59 PM 52,718 Views 162 Comments

Restaurants will be allowed reopen from next Friday.

Face masks are now recommended 'on busy streets' and public asked to use 'common sense'
# Wear That Mask
# Wear That Mask

Face masks are now recommended 'on busy streets' and public asked to use 'common sense'

Updated Nov 27th 2020, 7:36 PM 37,089 Views 158 Comments

The government updated its guidance on mask-wearing this evening.

# face-masks - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Debunked: No, face masks 'sprayed with Teflon' are not causing flu-like symptoms
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, face masks 'sprayed with Teflon' are not causing flu-like symptoms

Nov 11th 2020, 6:10 AM 16,845 Views 15 Comments

This claim has been shared widely on Facebook recently.

# face-masks - Tuesday 10 November, 2020

'It's just not as good': HSE urges public to wear face masks instead of face visors where possible
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'It's just not as good': HSE urges public to wear face masks instead of face visors where possible

Nov 10th 2020, 6:12 PM 21,568 Views 44 Comments

The health service issued a warning about face visors today.

# face-masks - Friday 30 October, 2020

Eight people have files sent to DPP over failure to wear a face mask
# Compliance
# Compliance

Eight people have files sent to DPP over failure to wear a face mask

Oct 30th 2020, 6:56 PM 40,518 Views 63 Comments

The DPP will decide if criminal charges should be brought.

# face-masks - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Less than half of schools providing medical grade face masks to SNAs, survey finds
# Schools
# Schools

Less than half of schools providing medical grade face masks to SNAs, survey finds

Sep 9th 2020, 3:53 PM 15,991 Views 21 Comments

That’s according to a survey conducted by trade union Fórsa.

# face-masks - Monday 31 August, 2020

Concern about number of people wearing face masks under their chins or with noses exposed
# Protection
# Protection

Concern about number of people wearing face masks under their chins or with noses exposed

Aug 31st 2020, 8:14 PM 48,866 Views 60 Comments

Acting CMO Dr Ronan Glynn this evening warned improper use of face coverings could increase risk.

# face-masks - Saturday 29 August, 2020

Police break up gathering of thousands protesting pandemic restrictions in Germany
# Face Masks
# Face Masks

Police break up gathering of thousands protesting pandemic restrictions in Germany

Aug 29th 2020, 4:51 PM 36,318 Views 93 Comments

Germany recorded more than 1,500 new cases in the past 24 hours.

# face-masks - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Students who refuse to wear face masks will be sent home from secondary schools, Norma Foley says
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Students who refuse to wear face masks will be sent home from secondary schools, Norma Foley says

Aug 26th 2020, 9:57 AM 55,950 Views 134 Comments

The Education Minister has said all pupils must wear face masks, unless there is a medical reason not to.

# face-masks - Sunday 23 August, 2020

Debunked: No, wearing a face mask does not 'disrupt pH levels' and increase cancer risk
# Carbon Dioxide
# Carbon Dioxide

Debunked: No, wearing a face mask does not 'disrupt pH levels' and increase cancer risk

Aug 23rd 2020, 12:05 AM 37,528 Views 136 Comments

A widely shared Facebook post incorrectly claims that wearing a mask causes people to breathe in their own carbon dioxide.

# face-masks - Thursday 13 August, 2020

Poll: Are you concerned about using public transport?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you concerned about using public transport?

Aug 13th 2020, 9:25 AM 51,304 Views 178 Comments

It is mandatory to wear face coverings on public transport.

# face-masks - Monday 10 August, 2020

Explainer: Everything to know about new face covering regulations
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Explainer: Everything to know about new face covering regulations

Aug 10th 2020, 12:27 PM 43,970 Views 103 Comments

You have to wear a face covering in most shops from today.

# face-masks - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Donnelly expects 'very little need' to police wearing of face coverings
# Face Coverings
# Face Coverings

Donnelly expects 'very little need' to police wearing of face coverings

Aug 5th 2020, 12:28 PM 26,531 Views 142 Comments

Face masks will become mandatory in all shops and retail centres from Monday.

# face-masks - Friday 17 July, 2020

Canada: Man shot by police at his home after incident sparked by refusal to wear face mask in shop
# Ontario
# Ontario

Canada: Man shot by police at his home after incident sparked by refusal to wear face mask in shop

Jul 17th 2020, 10:43 AM 53,195 Views 43 Comments

The man allegedly assaulted a grocery store employee before being shot on Wednesday.

# face-masks - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Mandatory masks on public transport 'challenging for people who are Deaf and hard of hearing'
# Face Coverings
# Face Coverings

Mandatory masks on public transport 'challenging for people who are Deaf and hard of hearing'

Jul 14th 2020, 6:10 AM 13,809 Views 12 Comments

Advocacy group Chime suggested that transparent face-shields should be allowed to be used instead.

# face-masks - Friday 10 July, 2020

Face masks on public transport to become compulsory from next week
# Public Transport
# Public Transport

Face masks on public transport to become compulsory from next week

Jul 10th 2020, 5:28 PM 35,292 Views 133 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin announced the new measure this afternoon.

# face-masks - Thursday 2 July, 2020

Half of Dublin Bus passengers are wearing face masks but compliance on transport varies widely
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Half of Dublin Bus passengers are wearing face masks but compliance on transport varies widely

Jul 2nd 2020, 8:50 AM 24,780 Views 76 Comments

Compliance across various services ranges from 40% to 98%, the National Transport Authority has said.

# face-masks - Monday 29 June, 2020

Mandatory use of face coverings on public transport 'likely' to be enforced through fines
# Phase Three
# Phase Three

Mandatory use of face coverings on public transport 'likely' to be enforced through fines

Updated Jun 29th 2020, 10:45 AM 40,249 Views 153 Comments

Enforcement will not begin for a number of weeks, the CEO of the National Transport Authority said.

# face-masks - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Cabinet meets today on Phase Three, with mandatory face coverings on public transport top of list
# Face Masks
# Face Masks

Cabinet meets today on Phase Three, with mandatory face coverings on public transport top of list

Jun 25th 2020, 8:22 AM 12,158 Views 14 Comments

A Cabinet sub-committee, meanwhile, has agreed to ease restrictions on air travel to some countries within Europe from July.

# face-masks - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Face coverings to be made compulsory on public transport
# Cabinet
# Cabinet

Face coverings to be made compulsory on public transport

Jun 24th 2020, 10:09 PM 50,494 Views 189 Comments

The recommendation will go before Cabinet ministers tomorrow.

Trump uses derogatory 'kung flu' term, and still refuses to wear mask, at latest rally
# Arizona
# Arizona

Trump uses derogatory 'kung flu' term, and still refuses to wear mask, at latest rally

Jun 24th 2020, 8:54 AM 53,171 Views 107 Comments

In Phoenix, Trump hailed “patriotic young Americans who stand up tall for America and refuse to kneel to the radical left”.

# face-masks - Monday 22 June, 2020

Poll: Have you felt uncomfortable in a shop recently?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you felt uncomfortable in a shop recently?

Jun 22nd 2020, 10:09 AM 48,394 Views 114 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the lack of social distancing and people wearing masks in some instances.

# face-masks - Friday 12 June, 2020

Poll: Should face masks be provided for free to each household?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should face masks be provided for free to each household?

Jun 12th 2020, 9:47 AM 43,256 Views 86 Comments

People are advised to wear face coverings in certain settings, but it’s not mandatory.

# face-masks - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Explainer: What exactly is the latest advice on face masks and why you should wear them?
# Guidance
# Guidance

Explainer: What exactly is the latest advice on face masks and why you should wear them?

Jun 9th 2020, 11:28 AM 28,980 Views 83 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan has said “we need to do better” in terms of the general public wearing face masks as recommended.

'I think we can do better': Dr Holohan urges more people to wear face masks in public
# Phase Two
# Phase Two

'I think we can do better': Dr Holohan urges more people to wear face masks in public

Jun 9th 2020, 7:28 AM 27,200 Views 67 Comments

The chief medical officer said he’d been shopping at the weekend and was struck by the number of people not wearing one.

# face-masks - Friday 5 June, 2020

Poll: Will you wear a mask when you use public transport?
# Face Covering
# Face Covering

Poll: Will you wear a mask when you use public transport?

Jun 5th 2020, 8:11 AM 36,020 Views 127 Comments

It will be mandatory in England from mid-June but advice on wearing face coverings here is guidance, not a rule.

# face-masks - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

'Much lower risk' of Covid-19 spreading beyond one metre - study
# The Lancet
# The Lancet

'Much lower risk' of Covid-19 spreading beyond one metre - study

Jun 2nd 2020, 11:08 AM 25,042 Views 46 Comments

A new study by The Lancet has analysed various measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

# face-masks - Monday 18 May, 2020

Here is how to wear a face mask or covering properly
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Here is how to wear a face mask or covering properly

May 18th 2020, 11:56 AM 36,054 Views 45 Comments

Many people are wearing face masks in an effort to help prevent the spread of Covid-19.

# face-masks - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Micheál Martin says level of testing and contact tracing is 'not where we should be'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Micheál Martin says level of testing and contact tracing is 'not where we should be'

May 12th 2020, 2:26 PM 10,398 Views 53 Comments

He said testing and tracing is key to getting the economy reopened.

Ryanair to resume 40% of its flights from July, as O'Leary calls quarantine for travellers 'unenforceable'
# Temperature Checks
# Temperature Checks

Ryanair to resume 40% of its flights from July, as O'Leary calls quarantine for travellers 'unenforceable'

Updated May 12th 2020, 10:25 AM 53,756 Views 97 Comments

Ryanair’s Eddie Wilson said that leaving the middle seat empty “isn’t based on any scientific evidence”.

# face-masks - Monday 11 May, 2020

Poll: Do you wear a face mask in public?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you wear a face mask in public?

May 11th 2020, 9:24 AM 64,495 Views 142 Comments

The Irish government hasn’t yet issued guidance on the use of face masks.

# face-masks - Saturday 2 May, 2020

Public guidance on wearing face-coverings 'in certain scenarios' due in next two weeks
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Public guidance on wearing face-coverings 'in certain scenarios' due in next two weeks

May 2nd 2020, 9:28 AM 25,355 Views 68 Comments

Face coverings could possibly be advised for use while on public transport or in retail settings.

# face-masks - Saturday 25 April, 2020

Irish company says it has the capacity to produce 10 million face shields a week in fight against Covid-19
# Gaoth Dobhair
# Gaoth Dobhair

Irish company says it has the capacity to produce 10 million face shields a week in fight against Covid-19

Apr 25th 2020, 11:32 AM 41,430 Views 47 Comments

The comapny is based in the Donegal Gaeltacht.

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