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# pods

All time
# school reopening
Family should restrict movements while child is waiting on Covid-19 test result - HSE
The average turnaround time for a Covid-19 test currently is 2-3 days.
# Back To School
How will school pods and 'class bubbles' work?
The aim is that if a student contracts the virus, then only their pod or classroom would have to be sent home to self-isolate.
# vanilla skies
Boom times have made Madagascar the centre of the global vanilla trade - but it's not necessarily all a good thing
The country’s limited infrastructure has struggled to cope with the rise in crime that has gone hand-in-hand with demand for the spice.
# losing it
Everyone is making the same joke about the new Apple earphones
Already the most lost item of 2016.
# pods
The constant queue for Nespresso proves that the boom is truly back
Nobody mention the R word.
# detergent danger
Call for industry to tackle dangers of detergent to children
Labour TD Ciara Conway said she is examining what can be done to ensure children are not at risk of danger from these pods.