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People aged 50 and over can now get their Covid-19 booster vaccine
Coronavirus: 24,737 new PCR-confirmed cases and 39,217 positive antigen tests reported since Wednesday
Coronavirus: 7,541 new PCR-confirmed cases and 12,311 positive antigen tests reported since Friday
Large study backs up findings from Irish experts about Covid placentitis
PCR testing system could be re-opened to all age groups, Colm Henry says
Coronavirus: 11,255 new cases and 627 patients in hospital, 63 deaths notified in past week
Coronavirus: 15,168 new PCR-confirmed cases and 12,998 positive antigen tests reported since Friday
Coronavirus: 12,875 new cases, 610 patients in hospital and 63 in ICU
Coronavirus: 13,363 new PCR-confirmed cases and 12,709 positive antigen tests reported since Friday
Covid: 9,591 new cases as Dept confirms daily figures will no longer be released at weekends
Pfizer Covid-19 pill approved by EU's drug watchdog
Explainer: Why are Covid restrictions lifting now?
'Today is a good day': Taoiseach confirms almost all Covid measures to be lifted from 6am tomorrow
Covid: 10,571 new cases announced in Ireland, 896 in hospital and 90 in ICU
Covid-19: 6,329 positive PCRs, 4,810 positive antigen tests, 1,006 in hospital and 97 in ICU
Most Covid-19 patients in hospital not requiring supplemental oxygen
As close contact rules change in Ireland, what's the advice in other parts of the world?
Covid-19: 19,290 new confirmed cases, 1,062 in hospital and 92 in ICU
Q&A: Digital Covid Certs are being updated for boosters - here's what they'll be required for
Coronavirus: 21,302 new confirmed cases, 884 in hospital and 90 in ICU
Covid case numbers are spiralling globally but deaths are down
Israel approves fourth vaccine for vulnerable
Coronavirus: 6,735 new cases confirmed in Ireland
Coronavirus: 10,404 new cases confirmed in Ireland
11,182 new coronavirus cases confirmed - Ireland's highest daily total
Paul Reid: We'll 'cling to hope' of Omicron studies, but variant is more transmissible than Delta
'We can get through Omicron and overcome it' - Taoiseach
Only half of people with Covid-19 symptoms are isolating as 4,799 new cases confirmed in Ireland
Coronavirus: 7,333 new cases confirmed in Ireland
All arrivals into Ireland will be advised to take antigen tests for five days
This evening's developments as Cabinet signed off on harsh new Covid measures
Q&A: Who is eligible for a Covid-19 booster and when will I get mine?
People aged 40-49 to be offered Covid boosters from 27 December, three weeks ahead of schedule
Covid-19: What does the recent data tell us about Ireland's fight against the virus?
Coronavirus: 4,667 new cases confirmed in Ireland
'It's a little bit shambolic': Hundreds turned away after two Dublin walk-in centres reach capacity
Initial data on Omicron 'doesn't indicate it is more severe', WHO's Dr Mike Ryan says
Debunked: No, 80% of Covid deaths during October were not in fully vaccinated people
New Covid-19 measures for hospitality, nightclubs and household visits taking effect today
Government confirms details of reopened PUP scheme as ministers meet hospitality representatives