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# level-5 - Sunday 11 October, 2020

Minister for Health says 'there isn't going to be a longer mid-term break'
# Schools
# Schools

Minister for Health says 'there isn't going to be a longer mid-term break'

Updated Oct 11th 2020, 1:32 PM 56,733 Views 98 Comments

Donnelly joined junior minister Niall Collins who earlier rejected suggestions that schools could close for an extended period.

# level-5 - Thursday 8 October, 2020

'It certainly wasn't Stephen Donnelly': Taoiseach says health minister didn't leak NPHET's Level 5 recommendation
# Who Knew What
# Who Knew What

'It certainly wasn't Stephen Donnelly': Taoiseach says health minister didn't leak NPHET's Level 5 recommendation

Updated Oct 8th 2020, 3:00 PM 70,388 Views 110 Comments

Donnelly is to make a statement about the sequence of events prior to NPHET’s Level 5 recommendation later today.

# level-5 - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

CMO spoke to Health Minister before and after NPHET's Level 5 recommendation
# Nphet
# Nphet

CMO spoke to Health Minister before and after NPHET's Level 5 recommendation

Updated Oct 7th 2020, 9:18 PM 75,315 Views 99 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said the Level 5 recommendation “came out of the blue” on Sunday.

# level-5 - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

NPHET members believe Level 5 advice 'should have been communicated more carefully to government'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

NPHET members believe Level 5 advice 'should have been communicated more carefully to government'

Updated Oct 6th 2020, 10:45 PM 93,907 Views 148 Comments

The recommendation became public on Sunday night, but the government rejected it yesterday – instead deciding that the entire country should enter Level 3.

Why did the government reject NPHET's Level 5 recommendation?
# Nphet
# Nphet

Why did the government reject NPHET's Level 5 recommendation?

Oct 6th 2020, 9:33 AM 40,519 Views 103 Comments

The Tánaiste and other ministers have been outlining the reasons why over the past few hours.

Irish professional rugby breathes brief sigh of relief as show limps on for now
# Level 3
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# Level 3

Irish professional rugby breathes brief sigh of relief as show limps on for now

Oct 6th 2020, 1:00 AM 5,170 Views 2 Comments

International, provincial, and elite amateur club rugby can continue under the IRFU’s guidelines.

# level-5 - Monday 5 October, 2020

NPHET warned that Level 5 is the 'only opportunity' to control Covid-19
# CMO LETTER
# CMO LETTER

NPHET warned that Level 5 is the 'only opportunity' to control Covid-19

Oct 5th 2020, 10:26 PM 64,005 Views 129 Comments

Dr Tony Holohan warned in a letter last night of a “significant and deteriorating” epidemiological situation.

As it happened: Taoiseach confirms nationwide Level 3 restrictions after rejecting Level 5 recommendation
# Covid19
# Covid19

As it happened: Taoiseach confirms nationwide Level 3 restrictions after rejecting Level 5 recommendation

Updated Oct 5th 2020, 9:12 PM 304,689 Views 225 Comments

The Taoiseach addressed the nation this evening.

'The outcome will be the same': Nationwide move to Level 3 will not stop spread of Covid-19, expert warns
# Living With Covid
# Living With Covid

'The outcome will be the same': Nationwide move to Level 3 will not stop spread of Covid-19, expert warns

Oct 5th 2020, 5:13 PM 51,144 Views 73 Comments

Professor Sam McConkey believes case numbers will continue to rise if the Government rejects NPHET’s advice.

Twelve trade associations and 429 individual businesses send open letter to Government over Level 5 fears
# Bombshell
# Bombshell

Twelve trade associations and 429 individual businesses send open letter to Government over Level 5 fears

Updated Oct 5th 2020, 3:07 PM 55,925 Views 93 Comments

The Restaurants Association of Ireland has said the government should reject Nphet’s advice.

Poll: Do you think Ireland should go into Level 5?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think Ireland should go into Level 5?

Oct 5th 2020, 9:22 AM 212,923 Views 194 Comments

The coalition leaders are to meet the CMO Dr Tony Holohan today to discuss the recommendation.

Explainer: What restrictions are in Level 5?
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

Explainer: What restrictions are in Level 5?

Oct 5th 2020, 7:59 AM 56,418 Views 92 Comments

No social gatherings at all, no dine-in bars, but schools and creches stay open.