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The top four things you need to know - Thursday January 6th

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06:50 6 Jan 2022

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Primary and secondary Schools will be opening their doors in the next few hours after the Christmas break.

Student unions have expressed concern that schools would re-open without the necessary safety precautions in place to safeguard the health and safety of students and school staff.

The President of Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland Eamon Dennehy said it's possible schools could end up closing in the coming weeks due to staff shortages and infection among pupils and teachers.


The Taoiseach says new Covid antiviral pills could start arriving in Ireland in the coming weeks.

The government is to spend 90 million euro on the drugs developed by Pfizer, Merck and GlaxoSmithKline.

They're seen as an additional tool to help reduce the number of people becoming seriously ill from Covid.


A court case arising out of what has been dubbed “Golfgate” is due to begin today.

Independent TD Noel Grealish, former Fianna Fáil Senator Donie Cassidy and two hoteliers are accused of breaching a lockdown regulation.


Met Eireann's warning of hazardous conditions today due to snow and ice.

A Yellow alert comes into effect from 4pm for the entire country and is to remain in place until 11am tomorrow.

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