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#Masks

# masks - Friday 13 November, 2020

South Korea starts fining people for not wearing masks
# Cases Rising
# Cases Rising

South Korea starts fining people for not wearing masks

Nov 13th 2020, 7:31 AM 12,796 Views 12 Comments

The country recorded 191 new coronavirus cases today.

# masks - Monday 12 October, 2020

Several towns and cities lose 'clean' status amid increase in PPE litter around the country
# Masks
# Masks

Several towns and cities lose 'clean' status amid increase in PPE litter around the country

Oct 12th 2020, 9:07 AM 24,223 Views 22 Comments

Dublin, Galway and Limerick city centres all lost their ‘clean’ status, according to a new survey.

# masks - Saturday 10 October, 2020

'Masks and missiles don't mix': North Korea holds giant military parade, ignoring pandemic fears
# Parade
# Parade

'Masks and missiles don't mix': North Korea holds giant military parade, ignoring pandemic fears

Updated Oct 10th 2020, 4:00 PM 45,844 Views 62 Comments

The state is commemorating the 75th anniversary of the North’s ruling Workers’ Party.

# masks - Thursday 24 September, 2020

DUP MP Sammy Wilson 'offering no excuse' after he was photographed not wearing a face mask on London Tube
# Going Underground
# Going Underground

DUP MP Sammy Wilson 'offering no excuse' after he was photographed not wearing a face mask on London Tube

Sep 24th 2020, 8:05 PM 52,093 Views 45 Comments

Those caught not wearing a mask on public transport in London can face a £200 fine.

# masks - Friday 28 August, 2020

Complainant alleged taxi driver 'spent the entire trip claiming coronavirus doesn’t exist'
# Transport
# Transport

Complainant alleged taxi driver 'spent the entire trip claiming coronavirus doesn’t exist'

Aug 28th 2020, 5:02 PM 55,997 Views 60 Comments

The NTA said it has no powers to act if a driver is not wearing a mask.

Paris officials announce u-turn on mask-wearing requirements for cyclists and joggers
# France
# France

Paris officials announce u-turn on mask-wearing requirements for cyclists and joggers

Aug 28th 2020, 10:32 AM 48,341 Views 35 Comments

Officials in Paris had made mask-wearing outdoors a universal requirement.

# masks - Monday 10 August, 2020

Explainer: Everything to know about new face covering regulations
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Explainer: Everything to know about new face covering regulations

Aug 10th 2020, 12:27 PM 43,686 Views 103 Comments

You have to wear a face covering in most shops from today.

Face coverings mandatory in shops and other indoor settings from today
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Face coverings mandatory in shops and other indoor settings from today

Aug 10th 2020, 9:00 AM 64,807 Views 232 Comments

It is now mandatory to wear a face covering in shops, hairdressers, cinemas and museums.

# masks - Saturday 8 August, 2020

Debunked: No, you cannot catch Legionnaires' disease or pleurisy from wearing a face covering
# Debunked
# Debunked

Debunked: No, you cannot catch Legionnaires' disease or pleurisy from wearing a face covering

Aug 8th 2020, 12:05 AM 37,011 Views 78 Comments

There have been fewer cases of legionella infection in Ireland this year compared to last year.

# masks - Friday 7 August, 2020

Secondary students: 'If you want us to wear face masks in the classroom, we'll do it'
# Back To School
# Back To School

Secondary students: 'If you want us to wear face masks in the classroom, we'll do it'

Updated Aug 7th 2020, 11:15 AM 67,356 Views 94 Comments

Students at third level institutions have been advised to wear face coverings if they cannot maintain a distance of two metres.

# masks - Saturday 18 July, 2020

Q&A: Your questions about Ireland's Covid-19 restrictions and health advice answered
# Covid19
# Covid19

Q&A: Your questions about Ireland's Covid-19 restrictions and health advice answered

Jul 18th 2020, 12:05 AM 54,613 Views 62 Comments

Phase 4 has been delayed and there are some new restrictions on the way – what does it mean for you?

# masks - Thursday 16 July, 2020

It's not up to retail staff to police mask-wearing, union says
# Reopening
# Reopening

It's not up to retail staff to police mask-wearing, union says

Jul 16th 2020, 5:14 PM 19,938 Views 39 Comments

Shoppers and retail staff will be required to wear face coverings in stores as the government slows down Ireland’s phased reopening.

# masks - Thursday 2 July, 2020

'It looked like the Lone Ranger': Donald Trump appears to perform u-turn on masks
# Masking A Lot
# Masking A Lot

'It looked like the Lone Ranger': Donald Trump appears to perform u-turn on masks

Jul 2nd 2020, 7:07 AM 62,492 Views 52 Comments

Donald Trump has long avoided being photographed in a mask.

# masks - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Can I catch Covid-19 twice? As the country reopens, people who have recovered have a few questions
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Can I catch Covid-19 twice? As the country reopens, people who have recovered have a few questions

Jun 27th 2020, 12:05 AM 67,447 Views 61 Comments

Scientists are trying to better understand whether people can be immune after recovering.

# masks - Tuesday 9 June, 2020

Poll: Have you been wearing a mask when shopping or on public transport?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you been wearing a mask when shopping or on public transport?

Jun 9th 2020, 8:58 AM 62,647 Views 159 Comments

There has been little evidence of widespread mask-wearing among members of the public.

# masks - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

New guidelines for producers of Covid-19 face coverings
# Consumer Protection
# Consumer Protection

New guidelines for producers of Covid-19 face coverings

Jun 2nd 2020, 8:03 AM 35,319 Views 31 Comments

The CCPC has warned against claims that these items protect the wearer from Covid-19.

# masks - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

'We cannot just flatten the curve, we need to crush it. Wearing masks will help'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'We cannot just flatten the curve, we need to crush it. Wearing masks will help'

May 12th 2020, 2:58 PM 70,962 Views 77 Comments

Professor Gerry Killeen has worked on the control of malaria and zika viruses in the past. He says we should all be wearing masks.

# masks - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Varadkar: 'Wearing a face mask will not be compulsory if introduced'
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Varadkar: 'Wearing a face mask will not be compulsory if introduced'

Updated Apr 29th 2020, 11:28 AM 84,230 Views 243 Comments

CMO Tony Holohan stressed that any change in guidance must not affect supply for healthcare staff.

# masks - Wednesday 22 April, 2020

New guidance extends use of face masks among healthcare workers
# HSE
# HSE

New guidance extends use of face masks among healthcare workers

Updated Apr 22nd 2020, 1:35 PM 42,653 Views 70 Comments

The move has been welcomed by the INMO.

# masks - Thursday 16 April, 2020

The Explainer: What is the current thinking - in Ireland and abroad - about wearing masks?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What is the current thinking - in Ireland and abroad - about wearing masks?

Apr 16th 2020, 6:00 PM 20,927 Views 45 Comments

Should you wear one? And if you do, what’s the best way of wearing one?

# masks - Monday 6 April, 2020

Several countries are making masks mandatory - but experts differ over whether they're effective
# Debate
# Debate

Several countries are making masks mandatory - but experts differ over whether they're effective

Apr 6th 2020, 8:30 PM 36,161 Views 56 Comments

Some European countries have ordered people to wear masks outside.

# masks - Saturday 4 April, 2020

Trump announces new guidelines for all Americans to wear masks... but says he won't wear one himself
# Not For Me
# Not For Me

Trump announces new guidelines for all Americans to wear masks... but says he won't wear one himself

Apr 4th 2020, 7:20 AM 111,016 Views 113 Comments

“I just don’t want to wear one myself,” the president said.

# masks - Sunday 22 March, 2020

Ireland places huge orders for Covid-19 testing equipment and face masks
# On Their Way
# On Their Way

Ireland places huge orders for Covid-19 testing equipment and face masks

Mar 22nd 2020, 2:38 PM 32,771 Views 58 Comments

Health Service Executive boss Paul Reid said good progress is being made on obtaining extra test kits.

# masks - Friday 4 October, 2019

Hong Kong: Anger as masks ban at rallies following months of protests
# Protests
# Protests

Hong Kong: Anger as masks ban at rallies following months of protests

Oct 4th 2019, 4:14 PM 5,749 Views 6 Comments

The ban was imposed under a colonial-era emergency ordinance that was last used over half a decade ago.

# masks - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

'Swedish Fritzl' sentenced to 10 years in prison for holding woman captive in bunker
# Sweden
# Sweden

'Swedish Fritzl' sentenced to 10 years in prison for holding woman captive in bunker

Feb 23rd 2016, 1:32 PM 23,475 Views 19 Comments

The incident occurred late last year.

# masks - Monday 18 January, 2016

'Swedish Fritzl' charged with raping and holding woman captive in purpose-built dungeon
# Sweden
# Sweden

'Swedish Fritzl' charged with raping and holding woman captive in purpose-built dungeon

Jan 18th 2016, 10:38 AM 37,199 Views 0 Comments

The Swedish doctor is accused of kidnapping, drugging and raping the victim, who he held captive for over a week.

# masks - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Emoji masks are the most LOLs you can have with your face
# Such Emotion
From The Daily Edge
# Such Emotion

Emoji masks are the most LOLs you can have with your face

Oct 23rd 2014, 8:08 AM 4,038 Views 0 Comments

We’ve taken the internet thing too far.

# masks - Friday 25 October, 2013

Here are some of the costumes that turned up in Irish schools today
# Black Sack
From The Daily Edge
# Black Sack

Here are some of the costumes that turned up in Irish schools today

Oct 25th 2013, 4:24 PM 6,421 Views 3 Comments

Look at the rig-outs on this lot!

# masks - Monday 17 June, 2013

Fathers' rights group protests outside Taoiseach's home
# Courts
# Courts

Fathers' rights group protests outside Taoiseach's home

Jun 17th 2013, 8:21 PM 11,453 Views 141 Comments

The protesters said they were calling for transparency in family law courts in Ireland.

# masks - Sunday 24 June, 2012

Archive Don't Forget Your Gas Mask Pic of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

Archive Don't Forget Your Gas Mask Pic of the Day

Jun 24th 2012, 12:00 PM 3,708 Views 3 Comments

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