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April  14th,  2021

Bookings for mandatory hotel quarantine temporarily suspended pending capacity review

The Department of Health and Tifco Hotel Group have agreed to temporarily pause the mandatory hotel quarantine booking portal...

April  14th,  2021

Statement from Acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn

On 7 April 2021, the European Medicine Agency (EMA) announced that they had concluded an investigation into a number of very rare, unusual blood clots occurring with low platelets in people following vaccination with Vaxzevria (formerly COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca)...

April  14th,  2021

Applications open for Shared Island research projects with the Irish Research Council

Up to €200,000 in funding announced for research supporting the Shared Island initiative...

April  14th,  2021

Post Cabinet Statement – Vaccine Programme

As we progress through this pre-recovery phase of the pandemic, we are seeing a welcome reduction in COVID-19 cases, hospitalisations, ICU admissions and deaths...

April  14th,  2021

Man found guilty of dumping in protected bog ordered to pay €18,810

A man was convicted and fined a total of €15,000 plus €3,810 in costs for dumping in 2020 in the protected Milltownpass Bog Natural Heritage Area...

April  14th,  2021

McConalogue publishes Agriculture, Food and the Marine Action Plan 2021

Agriculture Action Plan 2021 contains 75 priority actions to support a sustainable, innovative and competitive agri-food, forestry and seafood sector...