Oldest person to receive vaccine at walk in centre administered in Sligo today

The oldest person yet to receive a Covid-19 vaccine through a walk in centre was administered in Sligo today.

The head of the HSE, Paul Reid tweeted to say 87 year old Mary O’Connor drove to the Knocknarea Arena to receive her first dose.

The centre is open until 4pm today and from 10am to 2pm on Sunday.

More than 30,000 Covid-19 vaccines were administered at walk-in centres over the bank holiday weekend