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#Ronan Glynn

# ronan-glynn - Yesterday’s News

Students encouraged to keep their social life 'safe, small and distant' in new campaign

The USI aims to make sure students stay up to date with public health guidelines.

# ronan-glynn - Friday 25 September, 2020

How the new restrictions in Donegal are highlighting the lack of cross-border co-operation on Covid-19

The Level 3 restrictions in Donegal highlight the lack of on-the-ground co-operation along the border.

Coronavirus: No deaths and 326 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Dr Ronan Glynn has asked people everywhere but “particularly in Donegal and Dublin” to pay attention to the public health advice.

CMOs make joint appeal to stop 'all but necessary' cross-border travel

Ronan Glynn and Michael McBride also made a specific appeal to young people to reduce social contacts.

# ronan-glynn - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Contact tracers to begin asking community transmission cases about visits to pubs and restaurants

Currently around one in four cases are identified as community transmission.

'An awful lot of young people might have to die' if we were to pursue herd immunity strategy, Prof Nolan says

Dr Ronan Glynn said this evening “it’s certainly not a strategy that will be adopted in this country”.

# ronan-glynn - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Coronavirus: One further death and 240 new cases - including 119 in Dublin

NPHET met today and has recommended the government implement further restrictions on those living in the capital.

# ronan-glynn - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

Coronavirus: Three further deaths and 357 new cases - including 218 in Dublin

There have been 1,787 Covid-19 related deaths in Ireland to date.

# ronan-glynn - Monday 14 September, 2020

Coronavirus: 208 new cases and no further deaths confirmed in Ireland

108 of the new cases reported today are in Dublin.

# ronan-glynn - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Dr Ronan Glynn appeals to Dubliners to limit contacts during Covid-19 'window of opportunity'

“Prioritise the people that you need to see, but keep groups small and see them regularly, rather than meeting lots of different people from lots of different households,” the CMO said.

# ronan-glynn - Friday 11 September, 2020

Coronavirus: 211 new cases and one new death confirmed in Ireland

Health officials released the latest Covid-19 figures this evening.

# ronan-glynn - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

'If we don't act now to reduce our contacts... the number of cases in Dublin would double every 14 days'

With NPHET due to meet tomorrow to discuss the situation in Dublin, people have been urged to reduce their contacts.

# ronan-glynn - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Ministers concerned Dublin and Limerick on 'knife-edge' - but it will be next week before any further measures are discussed

NPHET is due to discuss the situation in the two counties at its next meeting before making any recommendations.

# ronan-glynn - Monday 7 September, 2020

NPHET says Christmas and Halloween not 'cancelled' as people advised to plan festivities in Covid-19 environment

Dr Ronan Glynn said messages about how to safely socialise at these times will likely be issued.

# ronan-glynn - Saturday 5 September, 2020

Dubliners urged to keep social contacts low as more than half of new cases in capital

Two additional pop-up Covid-19 testing centres opened in Dublin this weekend.

# ronan-glynn - Friday 4 September, 2020

Minister to meet with sports bodies to discuss Covid-19 restrictions

Catherine Martin will meet with representatives from the GAA, FAI and the IRFU today.

# ronan-glynn - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 89 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Health officials have provided an update this evening.

# ronan-glynn - Monday 31 August, 2020

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

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

# ronan-glynn - Sunday 30 August, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 42 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The figures were released from the Department of Health this evening.

# ronan-glynn - Thursday 27 August, 2020

'We can't have some kind of national party': Public urged to be cautious about socialising in weeks ahead

252 outbreaks of the virus in the last two weeks are down to gatherings in houses.

Lockdown restrictions to remain in Kildare as Nphet dashes hopes of early release

The current advice is that they should remain in place until Sunday week.

# ronan-glynn - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Dr Ronan Glynn: 'People who need to self-isolate should have no fear about their employment'

Dr Glynn said people should be compensated for their 14-day self-isolation.

# ronan-glynn - Monday 24 August, 2020

From The42 Taoiseach: 'In taking the decision we did on the crowds, we saved the championships and the leagues' Micheál Martin

Taoiseach: 'In taking the decision we did on the crowds, we saved the championships and the leagues'

Micheál Martin has expressed his support for the GAA inter-county season to take place.

# ronan-glynn - Sunday 23 August, 2020

From The42 GAA 'not looking for conflict' in public statement to Ronan Glynn and NPHET, says president Request

GAA 'not looking for conflict' in public statement to Ronan Glynn and NPHET, says president

The GAA this week asked public health experts to present the data behind a recommendation to play all games behind closed doors.

# ronan-glynn - Friday 21 August, 2020

'The virus couldn't care less about anger': Ronan Glynn asks people to look past 'justifiable anger' over golf event

The acting CMO said the event should not have taken place.

Restrictions expected to be lifted in Laois and Offaly, but not Kildare

A decision on whether to extend the regional lockdown is expected to be made by the government later today.

# ronan-glynn - Wednesday 19 August, 2020

Dr. Ronan Glynn releases video to 'clarify' confusion into 'simple message' Public Health This post contains videos

Dr. Ronan Glynn releases video to 'clarify' confusion into 'simple message'

In his message, Glynn acknowledged that yesterday’s measures may seem “unfair” for a “nation which loves sport”.

# ronan-glynn - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

Estimated 400 out of 1,250 Covid-19 cases in past 14 days connected to meat factories or direct provision

Earlier today, Health Minister Stephen Donnelly confirmed a further 120 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland.

Social visit restrictions: 'Please do not have more than six people over to your house or garden'

The fresh measures are aimed at addressing larger numbers at private house parties.

NPHET recommends asking older people to limit time outdoors and to reduce numbers at home gatherings

Health officials have also recommended that sports be returned to behind-closed-doors.

# ronan-glynn - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

Acting CMO: Covid-19 clusters in schools 'virtually inevitable' once they re-open

Ronan Glynn said NPHET was not likely to recommend closing all schools if clusters break out.

# ronan-glynn - Tuesday 11 August, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 35 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The latest figures were confirmed by the Department of Health this evening.

# ronan-glynn - Friday 7 August, 2020

'A calamity for the country': NPHET won't rule out regional lockdown in Kildare, Laois and Offaly

The outbreak is largely associated with meat processing factories.

# ronan-glynn - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Coronavirus: Five deaths and 69 new cases confirmed in Ireland

The five-day average of cases over the preceding five days has been 48 new cases a day.

# ronan-glynn - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

New clusters in meat plants, direct provision centres and among Traveller community

There is also concern about a shift in the location of cases away from the greater Dublin region.

# ronan-glynn - Sunday 2 August, 2020

Coronavirus: No deaths and 53 new cases confirmed in Ireland

Today’s case numbers mean the five-day average is now 47.

# ronan-glynn - Saturday 1 August, 2020

'Do not organise or attend house parties': Dr Ronan Glynn issues warning amid 'concerning trend'

Glynn has also asked workplaces to review their procedures and protocols.

# ronan-glynn - Friday 31 July, 2020

'Don't be scared': HSE chief urges public to be diligent this weekend after sharp increase in Covid-19 cases

Eighty-five new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed yesterday in a worrying escalation.

# ronan-glynn - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Coronavirus: One death and 85 new cases confirmed in Ireland

A briefing by the Department of Health is being held this evening.

# ronan-glynn - Monday 27 July, 2020

NPHET says a school won't necessarily close if it has a case or cases of Covid-19

Guidance is also being prepared for parents if they think their child has a respiratory illness.

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