Schools will not reopen on April 1st

Schools won’t be reopening on April 1st, according to the Minister for Education.

Further restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of Covid-19 will be announced this afternoon.

Donegal TD and Education Minister Joe McHugh says that the main focus of his department now is having the state exams sit as normal on June 3rd.

Minister McHugh says an official announcement will be made later today: