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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Phase 3

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# The Lancet
Russia's Sputnik V vaccine is 91.6% effective against symptomatic Covid-19 - study
The preliminary findings show that the two-dose Sputnik V “has shown high efficacy” and was well tolerated for adults.
# Phase 3
First full peer-reviewed results find Oxford vaccine is safe and between 70% to 90% effective
Most participants in the trials analysed so far are aged 18-55.
Gardaí find 22 more pubs in potential breach of Covid-19 restrictions
Files in relation to these cases have been sent to the Director of Public Prosecutions.
# Phase 3
Government's 200-person limit at outdoor events has implications for sport
It had been hoped that up to 500 people could attend sporting fixtures from 20 July – but the government have pushed back plans until 10 August.
# Phase 3
Getting back into your 'new normal' gym routine
David Last shares his dos and don’ts as Ireland’s gyms and fitness clubs reopen.
# Childcare
'It's been a long 16 weeks': Anticipation tinged with nerves as creches prepare to re-open
Providers say they’ve done everything they can to make things seem normal for children.
# Phase 3
NPHET unlikely to budge on 50-person limit for Mass and other indoor gatherings
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin said it seems “strange” that churches with a capacity of 1,500 would be subject to this restriction.
# gargle and grub
What exactly can you get for €9 in a pub? A look at Irish pubs and the meals they serve
How far will your €9 stretch in pubs all across the country?
# new dawn
'Aura of confidence' about JBM, says Curran
The former Cork hurler has tipped his St Finbarr’s club-mate to succeed as manager.