Coronavirus from Thursday, October 15th, 2020
Labour Party say public won't be able to enjoy a decent Christmas without a new plan for Covid-19
It says the Government's current strategy for managing the virus clearly isn't working - and that the most recent restrictions fall between levels.
The Head of the HSE insists banning house visits does drop the transmission of the coronavirus
From midnight people should not visit other households across the entire country, except for compassionate reasons and for childcare.
COVID19 UPDATE: 3 new deaths, 1,205 new confirmed cases - 173 in Cork
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 3 additional deaths related to COVID-19.
Mixed reaction across Cork to the latest restrictions announced by Government to curb COVID19
Health Minister Stephen Donnelly says people need to apply their own judgement when it comes to visiting homes on compassionate grounds
Pandemic Unemployment Payment may not be cut further in January
The government has been criticised for not restoring the payment to the original 350 euro a week rate in the budget
Tánaiste says it doesn't matter if Ireland went to level 26 restrictions if people are not going to stick to them
Level 4 measures come into effect from midnight tonight in Donegal, Cavan and Monaghan.
A Cork school is piloting a 15-minute Covid-19 test
Bruce College is carrying out weekly checks on teachers to attempt to stop the spread of the disease
Donegal, Cavan And Monaghan Will Be Placed On Level Four Restrictions Until November 10th
It means all non-essential retail will close, only essential workers should travel to work and gyms and hairdressers will close.