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Republic of Ireland residents have been warned not to book Covid-19 vaccination jabs at centres in the north unless they are registered with a doctor there or have or have an NHS number.   It’s being reported that hundreds of people from the south have been turned away from vaccination…

Rural TDs are calling on the government to reopen places of worship in time for Easter.   The Rural Independent Group will raise the issue in the Dáil later, claiming Ireland is an “outlier” when compared to other European countries.   Under Level 5 restrictions, places of worship are only…

Schools are to remain closed in Northern Ireland for the foreseeable future. The Stormont Executive will meet today to finalise a tightening of the current six-week lockdown. It will include an extended period of remote learning and new rules on travel. First Minister Arlene Foster says stay-at-home laws will also…

The WHO should appoint experts to deal with the Covid-19 crisis in Northern Ireland, according to Professor Gabriel Scally.   The Stormont Executive are meeting today to consider whether more restrictions are needed, after the lockdown was lifted last Friday.   There were 510 cases confirmed yesterday, and hospitals are…

Professor Gabriel Scally is calling for Northern Ireland to go back into lockdown.   Health minister Robin Swann will bring a number of new proposals to the Stormont Executive today, to limit the spread of Covid-19.   Deputy first minister Michelle O’Neill says there’s ‘no doubt’ intervention is needed.  …

It’s emerged that North West Residents, living in the Republic of Ireland and employed  in Northern Ireland which were forced to work from their homes in the Republic of Ireland  during the Covid-19 pandemic could end up having to pay tax both north and south of the border.   Donegal…

All four of the UK’s chief medical officers are warning health services face a tough three months over the winter period.   That’s despite a coronavirus vaccine being rolled out from next week.   They believe it will only have a ‘marginal impact’ on hospital numbers.   The first vaccine…