Contractors Given 48 Hours To Comply With Social Distancing Guidelines
The Construction Industry Federation met yesterday after building sites were not ordered to close.
Many construction workers feel maintaining social distancing on sites is impractical.
Senior Government Official Elizabeth Canavan outlines what was agreed by the CIF.
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325 new cases of COVID19 have been confirmed in the country today.
UCC students sign petition calling for changes to final year exams
UPDATE: In response UCC says provisions have been put in place to ensure flexibility for online exams.
Hopes high Cork man's virtual marathon will help ensure continuity of ALONE services
It's hoped a virtual marathon set up by a Cork man will help ensure continuity of an organisation dedicated to the welfare of elderly people.
Hopes COVID19 vaccine will be available as early as next year
Johnson and Johnson says it expects to begin clinical trials by September and could have it available for emergency use in early 2021.
COVID19 unemployment payment applicants warned of fraudsters
People who have applied for the new Covid-19 Unemployment Payment are being targeted by fraudsters posing as Department of Social Protection officials.
Wait time of 7-10 days for test results
A shortage of essential items such as reagents and swabs is leading to waiting times of seven to ten days for test results.
103 people now in Intensive care units across the country with COVID19
103 people have now been admitted to Intensive Care Unit's with Covid-19.
Funerals should be limited to 10 people or less
Funeral services should be limited to no more than ten people.
LISTEN BACK: John O'Mahony from Age Action Ireland has advice for the elderly isolated at home
Following the new restrictions introduced over the weekend, those over 70 years of age are being asked to "cocoon".
Focus Ireland says homelessness crisis will get worse
Focus Ireland says it believes the homelessness crisis will get worse because of the Coronavirus.
LISTEN BACK: Neil speaks to entrepreneur Pat Phelan about securing 100 GoCars for healthcare workers
Neil speaks to entrepreneur Pat Phelan
Mary McAleese praises the effort of the Irish people
Former President Mary McAleese has praised the response of Irish people to the coronavirus as "phenomenal".