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Doctor issues warning about opening windows in hot weather

A doctor has issued a warning to people about opening their windows in hot weather. Although it’s great to have the sunshine, it’s safe to say we’re not always built for the heat in ways that other countries may be. We don’t tend to have things like air conditioning, so we often have to find […]

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Leo Varadkar gives update on vaccines for children aged 12-17

HSE boss Paul Reid tweeted this morning that over 5.34 million vaccines have now been administered The vaccine portal for children aged 16-17 is set to reopen “quite soon,” Tanaiste Leo Varadkar has said. But the Fine Gael leader said the situation is “more complicated” for vaccinating children aged between 12-15.. It comes as the […]

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Warning to Irish tourists heading to Spain, Portugal and more after worrying data emerges

“The number of travel-related cases has increased very sharply recently, with over 800 such cases reported in the last fortnight alone” Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Dr Ronan Glynn has this evening issued a warning around the increase in travel-related infections here. In a post on social media, he urged anyone arriving home from holiday hotspots […]

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Why have second-hand cars become so expensive?

It’s summer, and Ireland is once again on the move. With public transport still operating at reduced capacity, the roads are busier as more people return to work and venture outside their counties to visit family and take holidays. Cars are in demand, but the supply is not there. It’s due to a number of […]

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Mr.Gill says Covid-19 vaccine rollout a Disaster

I had booked for a Covid-19 vaccine in which I received a message to my phone saying a time and date, where I thought it would be efficient to my amazement when I arrived I was told to queue for over 3 hours.   The appointment system is terrible what’s the point in having a time […]

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Hottest day of the year so far sees temperature reach high of 29.5C

Today was officially the hottest day of the year, according to Met Éireann. This evening, a weather station in Athenry in Galway recorded a high of 29.5 degrees celsius – the highest temperature recorded anywhere in the country so far this year. Temperatures also climbed above 29.C at a weather station in Mount Dillon, Roscommon, […]

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Covid-19 Ireland latest cases as 1,377 new infections confirmed with 78 in hospital

There are currently 78 people receiving treatment in hospital with 22 in ICU The Department of Health as confirmed an additional 1,377 new coronavirus cases in Ireland this afternoon. There are currently 78 people receiving treatment in hospital with 22 in ICU Concerns about the Delta variant continue to rise across the country with young […]

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Lost touch with friends during Covid? Here’s how to reconnect

With lockdown easing, our social lives can, theoretically, begin again. In practice, however, it’s not always easy to get back on track with friendships that have been put on hold through more than a year of restrictions. According to the ONS, loneliness has increased recently, with 7.2% of adults (equivalent to around 3.7 million people) […]

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Should you buy or rent? 5 key questions to ask

A dilemma is a situation in which a difficult choice has to be made between two or more alternatives. It is precisely what is facing a vast cohort of tenants and would be home-owners here all over Ireland. House prices and rents have both already started to rise and as the nation recovers from lockdown […]

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