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# guidance

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Close contact guidance for children aged 12 and under changes today - here are the new rules
Asymptomatic children who become close contacts in school will no longer have to restrict their movements.
HIQA: Temperature checks and screening for Covid-19 symptoms should not be carried out in schools
The watchdog has reviewed how other countries are managing the virus in schools.
Updated guidance on weddings: All guests out of function room by 11.30pm and face coverings when leaving table
Fáilte Ireland updated its advice to the hospitality industry – including for weddings – on Monday evening.
'I don’t want them thinking about followers on Instagram or putting pictures on social media'
Some more words of advice for young Irish striker Adam Idah from Norwich City manager Daniel Farke.
Q&A: What do you want to know about Ireland's Covid-19 restrictions and health advice?
Are you confused about what you’re being told you should and shouldn’t do?
Explainer: What exactly is the latest advice on face masks and why you should wear them?
Dr Tony Holohan has said “we need to do better” in terms of the general public wearing face masks as recommended.
Wearing of face masks on public transport and in supermarkets likely to be recommended, says minister
The Taoiseach previously said the wearing of face masks will not be compulsory.
'He needs people who tell him what to do'
Germany may have welcomed Leroy Sane back, but Toni Kroos says the forward has room for improvement.
Fifa wants TV cameras to avoid any 'suggestions of sexual connotations'
Football’s world governing body sent AFP a statement about its policy.
'Problems coming in the door are more intense': Guidance counsellors say cuts hit teens hard
Some 600 of these posts were withdrawn in Budget 2012.
'Not sitting on the fence': How the government wants backbenchers to explain Ireland's UN abstention
Charlie Flanagan issued advice to government TDs and Senators to deal with queries over Ireland’s controversial decision to abstain from a UN vote on Gaza.
Children First bill published, 15 years after it was first mooted
Minister Frances Fitzgerald had promised in early March that the bill would be published soon.
13 ways to live your life like a 'Footballers' Wives' character
Just think: what would Tanya Turner do in your situation?
Column: Legal clarity needed after Marie Fleming 'right to die' verdict
By not ordering the DPP to issue guidelines on factors which would influence a prosecution for carrying out an assisted suicide, Marie Fleming and others in her situation have been left in legal limbo, writes Dr Eimear Spain.
Column: Why do we love reading books about the economic crisis?
All these critiques don’t spur us to action, writes Tom Boland, so why do we keep buying them?
Guidelines issued on relationships between doctors and industry
The President of the Medical Council said that the public needs to be confident that their doctor’s professional opinion is not influenced by marketing or promotional activities.