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There are calls for a debate over what the National Public Health Emergency Team considers when making recommendations on restrictions. Donegal Doctor and former government minister Jim McDaid says he’s worried about older people: https://filedn.com/lglCaxamfnlV2gaMY6rU7tH/News%20Clips%202020/13eamonn-beef-pkg-et.mp3

The Donegal TD and former Minister for Education Joe McHugh has been reacting to today’s recommendations from NPHET to move the entire county into level 5 restrictions. Deputy McHugh has been telling ocean FM’s John Lynch that moving to Level 5 will have another dramatic impact on the North West.…

NPHET has made another recommendation to move the entire country to level five restrictions. Public health officials have said the lockdown should last for six weeks. This recommendation from NPHET wasn’t unexpected in Government Buildings. Public health officials made it clear a number of weeks ago they feel a level…

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre confirmed 60 new cases of Covid-19 for the Counties of Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim yesterday.   39 new cases were confirmed in Donegal, 13 in Sligo and 9 in Leitrim.   There were 720 new cases registered in the three counties over the past 14…

The fallout from the events of last weekend and the relationship between the Government and  NPHET officials is back under the spotlight again this morning.  That’s after the Chief Medical Officer says he spoke to the Health Minister both before and after NPHET met on Sunday.   Public health officials…

The Health Minister has played down any rift between NPHET and the government over implementing Covid restrictions.   That’s despite Tánaiste Leo Varadkar saying the proposals from Dr Tony Holohan were “not thought through”.   Every county in Ireland will enter level three restrictions from midnight tonight.   However, they…

We should find out later if we are going back into lockdown.   The National Public Health Emergency Team has recommended all counties be moved to level five restrictions after more than 600 Covid cases were recorded on Saturday.   The number of Covid-19 cases in the north west has…