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# cocooning - Friday 15 May, 2020

Tony Holohan: Cocooners can meet socially-distanced groups of four from Monday

Holohan stressed that public health advice still recommends people in cocooning categories stay at home if not exercising.

# cocooning - Tuesday 5 May, 2020

Dublin councils earmark 1.30pm-3.30pm as 'cocooner only' times for parks

The designated time kicks in tomorrow.

# cocooning - Sunday 3 May, 2020

Simon Harris says he's aware of the impact cocooning is having on over 70s

The Health Minister called the over-70 group a “resilient generation”.

# cocooning - Monday 27 April, 2020

Charity says older people ringing its helpline 'becoming increasingly distressed by the impact of cocooning'

The majority of calls to Alone’s helpline last week related to social isolation and loneliness.

# cocooning - Thursday 23 April, 2020

He saw the plight of older people and couldn't stand idly by: Remembering Willie Bermingham

Donal Fallon remembers the founder of ALONE on the 30th anniversary of his death.

# cocooning - Saturday 18 April, 2020

'They won't be able to cut the grass in a few weeks': Calls for landscapers to be made essential workers

Grass will not be able to be cut if allowed to grow for weeks on end, it has been warned.

# cocooning - Friday 17 April, 2020

'Older people are not a passive vulnerable group. They are a vital part of Irish society'

The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing group offers sound, evidence-based advice to those who are remaining at home during the Covid-19 crisis.

# cocooning - Wednesday 15 April, 2020

Dr. Tony Holohan: 'We're not at the point yet where cocooning advice can be lifted'

Relatives and friends of those who are cocooned are permitted and encouraged to shop on their behalf.

# cocooning - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Five main banks now have freephone lines to help people who are cocooning

The phone lines are operating during normal banking hours, from Monday to Friday.

# cocooning - Monday 6 April, 2020

Check ins and free newspaper delivery to be offered by An Post to people cocooning

Family members can request for a local postman/woman to check in on someone cocooning.

# cocooning - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Over-70s must stay at home even if they are fit and active, says government official

There are currently over 460,000 people aged over 70 in the country.

# cocooning - Sunday 29 March, 2020

Health Minister expects measures this week to address coronavirus infection in nursing homes

On Friday the Chief Medical Officer said there have been nine clusters of infection at nursing homes.

# cocooning - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Harris doesn't like the word 'cocooning', but he says it's being done to keep those over 70 safe and well

The minister said common sense will prevail if someone over 70 works in an essential service.

Cocooning during coronavirus: Who needs to do it and what steps should they take?

‘Cocooning’ has now been introduced for those over 70 and people who are extremely vulnerable to coronavirus.

# cocooning - Thursday 19 March, 2020

'There is a role for everyone': Minister says HSE need non-medical staff too and you'll be paid

Harris said emergency measures under new laws will only be in place until 9 May.

# cocooning - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

8 big trends to look out for in Ireland this year Trends This post contains images

8 big trends to look out for in Ireland this year

Cocooning, DIY health, and deal frenzies: Red C Research has come up with what it thinks will be the major trends for Irish society for 2012.