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# pandemic - Saturday 18 September, 2021

Controversial pandemic campaigner Dolores Cahill no longer employed at UCD
# Dolores Cahill
# Dolores Cahill

Controversial pandemic campaigner Dolores Cahill no longer employed at UCD

Sat 1:33 PM 141,595 Views 0 Comments

Dolores Cahill had been a professor at the UCD faculty of Medicine.

# pandemic - Thursday 16 September, 2021

MEPs vote to make gender-based violence a crime in the EU
# Violence
# Violence

MEPs vote to make gender-based violence a crime in the EU

Thu 2:34 PM 8,400 Views 27 Comments

Ursula von der Leyen said legislation would be drawn up by the end of this year.

# pandemic - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

One in five people distanced themselves from family or friends due to Covid disagreements
# Red C Poll
# Red C Poll

One in five people distanced themselves from family or friends due to Covid disagreements

Sep 14th 2021, 12:05 AM 33,435 Views 59 Comments
  • 39% of people had disagreements with friends or family about how to behave during the pandemic, Michelle Hennessy reports.
  • Almost half of those aged 35-44 said they had disagreements with a family member or friend about Covid vaccines.

# pandemic - Thursday 9 September, 2021

RTÉ defends The Rotunda series after criticism over filming at maternity hospital during Covid
# The Rotunda
# The Rotunda

RTÉ defends The Rotunda series after criticism over filming at maternity hospital during Covid

Sep 9th 2021, 1:50 PM 25,700 Views 14 Comments

Critics of the series have questioned why a TV crew was given access when severe restrictions were in place for partners.

# pandemic - Tuesday 31 August, 2021

Concerts, Communions and the return to offices: The key dates for lifting Covid restrictions
# Covid19
# Covid19

Concerts, Communions and the return to offices: The key dates for lifting Covid restrictions

Aug 31st 2021, 6:39 PM 112,344 Views 80 Comments
  • The Taoiseach announced four key dates, with all restrictions on events and indoor activities lifted from 22 October.
  • In September indoor events and entertainment venues will be subject to capacity limits.

# pandemic - Saturday 28 August, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,997 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Coronavirus: 1,997 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Aug 28th 2021, 1:52 PM 50,048 Views 45 Comments

The Department of Health announced the figures this afternoon.

# pandemic - Friday 27 August, 2021

Some Covid symptoms last a year for many hospitalised patients, study finds
# Long Covid
# Long Covid

Some Covid symptoms last a year for many hospitalised patients, study finds

Aug 27th 2021, 7:40 AM 16,752 Views 14 Comments

The research is the largest yet on the condition known as long Covid.

# pandemic - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

One in four Irish people say their mental health declined during pandemic, survey shows
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

One in four Irish people say their mental health declined during pandemic, survey shows

Aug 25th 2021, 11:49 AM 12,877 Views 27 Comments

The RCSI survey found that one in five said their general health declined during this time.

# pandemic - Thursday 19 August, 2021

Pfizer vaccine's effectiveness against Delta variant 'declines faster' than AstraZeneca
# Study
# Study

Pfizer vaccine's effectiveness against Delta variant 'declines faster' than AstraZeneca

Aug 19th 2021, 8:23 AM 75,757 Views 53 Comments

Scientists said that the level of protection offered by both vaccines is still quite high.

# pandemic - Sunday 15 August, 2021

Seven in 10 people think live outdoor music events should go ahead this year
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Seven in 10 people think live outdoor music events should go ahead this year

Aug 15th 2021, 12:05 AM 15,242 Views 44 Comments
  • The majority of people think live music events should go ahead this year, according to a new opinion poll
  • Three in 10 people disagree, citing concerns about Covid-19
  • Younger people are more likely to think concerts should take place, Órla Ryan writes

# pandemic - Monday 9 August, 2021

Government spent €30.6 billion on social welfare payments in 2020, up 46% from 2019
# Spend Spend Spend
# Spend Spend Spend

Government spent €30.6 billion on social welfare payments in 2020, up 46% from 2019

Aug 9th 2021, 11:08 AM 16,235 Views 38 Comments

Minister for Social Protection Heather Humphreys described the increase as “extraordinary”.

# pandemic - Thursday 5 August, 2021

US rebuffs WHO call for moratorium on Covid booster vaccines
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

US rebuffs WHO call for moratorium on Covid booster vaccines

Aug 5th 2021, 7:06 AM 26,934 Views 20 Comments

“We cannot accept countries that have already used most of the global supply of vaccines using even more of it,” the WHO chief said.

# pandemic - Wednesday 4 August, 2021

Legal experts call for clarity on relationship between NPHET and government
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Legal experts call for clarity on relationship between NPHET and government

Aug 4th 2021, 7:25 AM 31,137 Views 83 Comments

A report said the public health team became the “de facto decision maker” rather than simply an adviser to government.

# pandemic - Saturday 31 July, 2021

Outbreaks in China and Australia prompt stricter Covid measures
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Outbreaks in China and Australia prompt stricter Covid measures

Jul 31st 2021, 6:22 PM 28,902 Views 18 Comments

The WHO has urged countries to contain the Delta variant.

# pandemic - Thursday 29 July, 2021

'A very unique year': Big drop in the number of dogs destroyed at Irish pounds in 2020
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

'A very unique year': Big drop in the number of dogs destroyed at Irish pounds in 2020

Jul 29th 2021, 12:51 PM 10,726 Views 17 Comments

171 dogs were put to sleep in pounds last year.

# pandemic - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Most parents believe children will require additional supports when back to school - survey
# Back To School
# Back To School

Most parents believe children will require additional supports when back to school - survey

Jul 28th 2021, 11:10 AM 11,878 Views 6 Comments

63% were concerned about their children’s emotional development and 51% were concerned about social skills.

# pandemic - Saturday 17 July, 2021

Coronavirus: 1,377 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid Cases
# Covid Cases

Coronavirus: 1,377 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Jul 17th 2021, 3:53 PM 111,882 Views 167 Comments

The number of young people contracting the virus rose sharply this week.

# pandemic - Friday 9 July, 2021

'I'd be shocked if players aren't starting to question how smart it is to stay'
# Concerns
From The42
# Concerns

'I'd be shocked if players aren't starting to question how smart it is to stay'

Jul 9th 2021, 10:20 AM 14,313 Views 9 Comments

It has been a chaotic week for the Lions in South Africa.

# pandemic - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Lions player who was positive for Covid yesterday returns negative result today
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Lions player who was positive for Covid yesterday returns negative result today

Jul 8th 2021, 4:37 PM 9,169 Views 8 Comments

The tourists’ MD confirmed that some members of the set-up had opted against vaccination.

# pandemic - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Lions confirm positive Covid-19 case leaving tonight's Sharks game in doubt
# Pandemic
From The42
# Pandemic

Lions confirm positive Covid-19 case leaving tonight's Sharks game in doubt

Jul 7th 2021, 1:27 PM 26,328 Views 22 Comments

Two players and two other members of staff have been identified as close contacts.

Boks' clash with Georgia cancelled due to 16 Covid cases across both camps
# Off
From The42
# Off

Boks' clash with Georgia cancelled due to 16 Covid cases across both camps

Jul 7th 2021, 1:02 PM 2,190 Views 2 Comments

SA Rugby will plough on towards the Test series despite a third wave of the virus in South Africa.

Dr Mike Ryan: 'We're underestimating the tsunami of mental health issues emerging'
# Public Health
# Public Health

Dr Mike Ryan: 'We're underestimating the tsunami of mental health issues emerging'

Jul 7th 2021, 12:32 PM 21,842 Views 31 Comments

Dr Ryan also spoke of how inequality has led to poorer outcomes for marginalised groups during the pandemic.

# pandemic - Monday 5 July, 2021

Covid continues to loom large in South Africa as Lions Tests come into view
# Pandemic
From The42
# Pandemic

Covid continues to loom large in South Africa as Lions Tests come into view

Jul 5th 2021, 10:20 PM 6,435 Views 3 Comments

The tourists are being tested three times a week and sticking to strict protocols.

# pandemic - Saturday 3 July, 2021

Not just a cough and a fever: What we know about Covid-19's symptoms now
# Coronavirus Newsletter
# Coronavirus Newsletter

Not just a cough and a fever: What we know about Covid-19's symptoms now

Jul 3rd 2021, 1:00 PM 66,842 Views 15 Comments

We all need to be on the lookout for a myriad of different symptoms.

Gavin James and Denise Chaila to headline pilot festival today
# Kilmainham
# Kilmainham

Gavin James and Denise Chaila to headline pilot festival today

Jul 3rd 2021, 7:50 AM 22,057 Views 19 Comments

Some 3,500 people snapped up tickets for the concert.

# pandemic - Friday 2 July, 2021

Ten months added to expiry date on driving licences
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

Ten months added to expiry date on driving licences

Jul 2nd 2021, 6:00 AM 59,267 Views 15 Comments

The extension will apply to driving licences expiring from 1 July to 31 October 2021.

# pandemic - Thursday 1 July, 2021

'Just ignore the bell': Whistleblowers raise concerns about patient care in nursing homes
# Pandemic
# Pandemic

'Just ignore the bell': Whistleblowers raise concerns about patient care in nursing homes

Jul 1st 2021, 10:00 PM 31,732 Views 24 Comments

In some homes Covid-positive and Covid-negative residents were placed in the same areas, Prime Time reported tonight.

'Significant jump' in number of applications made by gardaí to involuntarily detain patients
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'Significant jump' in number of applications made by gardaí to involuntarily detain patients

Jul 1st 2021, 6:00 AM 17,217 Views 10 Comments

2020 figures show that, for the first time, the highest number of applications to involuntarily detain mental health patients came from gardaí.

# pandemic - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

Boks boss Nienaber 'can’t see the Lions tour being in jeopardy' due to Covid
# Protocols
From The42
# Protocols

Boks boss Nienaber 'can’t see the Lions tour being in jeopardy' due to Covid

Jun 29th 2021, 3:47 PM 1,589 Views 0 Comments

The Lions and Springboks are in bubbles that limit their contact with the outside world.

Travel abroad jumped by 23% last month as 85,000 travel from Ireland overseas
# CSO
# CSO

Travel abroad jumped by 23% last month as 85,000 travel from Ireland overseas

Jun 29th 2021, 2:20 PM 15,562 Views 11 Comments

The number of departures from April to May increased by a third.

# pandemic - Monday 28 June, 2021

Lions land into Johannesburg as South Africa tightens Covid restrictions
# Pandemic
From The42
# Pandemic

Lions land into Johannesburg as South Africa tightens Covid restrictions

Jun 28th 2021, 6:00 AM 9,049 Views 2 Comments

The third wave of the virus has hit South Africa hard.

# pandemic - Friday 25 June, 2021

'It will wither on the vine': Concern over future of Waterford Airport as government pulls emergency funding
# Aviation
# Aviation

'It will wither on the vine': Concern over future of Waterford Airport as government pulls emergency funding

Jun 25th 2021, 6:10 AM 15,672 Views 17 Comments

A further €5m in Government investment has also been placed in doubt.

# pandemic - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Musicians call for clear plan to reopen live entertainment industry
# Live Music
# Live Music

Musicians call for clear plan to reopen live entertainment industry

Jun 23rd 2021, 7:22 PM 10,915 Views 10 Comments

Up to 100 demonstrators took part in a protest in Dublin calling for a commitment from the government to reopen the sector.

'Exhausted all possibilities': All Together Now festival cancelled until next year
# What's Another Year?
# What's Another Year?

'Exhausted all possibilities': All Together Now festival cancelled until next year

Jun 23rd 2021, 5:19 PM 19,835 Views 9 Comments

The music festival in Co Waterford has been rescheduled for July 2022.

# pandemic - Tuesday 22 June, 2021

Aer Lingus losing €1 million a day because of Covid-19 and travel restrictions, says airline's chief executive
# Air Travel
# Air Travel

Aer Lingus losing €1 million a day because of Covid-19 and travel restrictions, says airline's chief executive

Updated Jun 22nd 2021, 12:14 PM 26,201 Views 36 Comments

The airline’s CEO and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer appeared before a committee this morning.

Ireland's Covid measures consistently less restrictive than majority wanted – ESRI
# Public Opinion
# Public Opinion

Ireland's Covid measures consistently less restrictive than majority wanted – ESRI

Jun 22nd 2021, 11:29 AM 14,350 Views 64 Comments

‘Overwhelming majority’ have supported public health measures and would have preferred them to be more restrictive.

# pandemic - Thursday 17 June, 2021

Levels of recorded crime fall sharply during the Covid pandemic - except for fraud
# CSO
# CSO

Levels of recorded crime fall sharply during the Covid pandemic - except for fraud

Jun 17th 2021, 4:38 PM 4,372 Views 10 Comments

However, the number of fraud incidents increased in the last year by more than 13% compared with the previous year.

# pandemic - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

97% of LGBTI+ youth are struggling with anxiety, stress or depression
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

97% of LGBTI+ youth are struggling with anxiety, stress or depression

Updated Jun 15th 2021, 12:29 PM 21,872 Views 14 Comments

Six in 10 people are struggling with suicide ideation and half are struggling with self-harm, according to a new survey.

# pandemic - Tuesday 1 June, 2021

'I was stuck in a room with no privacy': Fears that pandemic will have long-term impacts on disadvantaged young people
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

'I was stuck in a room with no privacy': Fears that pandemic will have long-term impacts on disadvantaged young people

Jun 1st 2021, 6:25 AM 18,090 Views 3 Comments

A new report from the Irish Youth Foundation has been published today.

# pandemic - Saturday 22 May, 2021

Countries urge broader patent waivers beyond Covid-19 vaccines
# Patents
# Patents

Countries urge broader patent waivers beyond Covid-19 vaccines

May 22nd 2021, 5:41 PM 11,003 Views 1 Comment

More than 60 countries support the waiving of patents for medical tools needed to fight the pandemic for three years.

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