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# new-measures - Last year 2021

Premier League increases testing as Covid ravages schedule
# New Measures
From The42
# New Measures

Premier League increases testing as Covid ravages schedule

Dec 14th 2021, 5:36 PM 3,445 Views 0 Comments

Players and staff will now have to take a lateral flow test every time they enter their club’s training ground.

Strained GPs concerned by guidance on certificates for masks exemptions in schools
# New Measures
# New Measures

Strained GPs concerned by guidance on certificates for masks exemptions in schools

Updated Dec 1st 2021, 2:34 PM 35,682 Views 117 Comments

It has been recommended that masks be worn by children nine years and older.

'We need to act now': Taoiseach announces updated Covid-19 restrictions
# New Measures
# New Measures

'We need to act now': Taoiseach announces updated Covid-19 restrictions

Nov 16th 2021, 6:49 PM 132,625 Views 190 Comments
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said it is "increasingly clear that we are experiencing another surge of Covid infection" in Ireland
  • People are once again advised to work from home unless it is "absolutely necessary to attend in person".
  • Pubs, restaurants and nightclubs to have an earlier closing time of midnight effective from Thursday night.
Boris Johnson scraps travel corridors and introduces mandatory quarantine as UK Covid rates surge
# New Measures
# New Measures

Boris Johnson scraps travel corridors and introduces mandatory quarantine as UK Covid rates surge

Jan 15th 2021, 5:46 PM 26,400 Views 25 Comments

Boris Johnson said ‘we must take additional steps now to stop those strains from entering the country’.

# new-measures - All time

WHO warns people against gathering at Christmas as it is ‘not worth the risk’
# Visiting
# Visiting

WHO warns people against gathering at Christmas as it is ‘not worth the risk’

Dec 18th 2020, 8:19 AM 12,222 Views 7 Comments

The Taoiseach said yesterday that people in Ireland should expect new restrictions “before the new year”.

How the 2021 Budget will impact social welfare payments
# Budget 2021
# Budget 2021

How the 2021 Budget will impact social welfare payments

Oct 13th 2020, 7:49 PM 45,346 Views 35 Comments

The government released its €17.75 billion Budget package earlier today.

Coronavirus: Entire country to be placed under Level 3 restrictions from midnight on Tuesday
# New Measures
# New Measures

Coronavirus: Entire country to be placed under Level 3 restrictions from midnight on Tuesday

Updated Oct 5th 2020, 9:09 PM 182,799 Views 194 Comments

NPHET had recommended that the country enter Level 5 – the highest level of restrictions.

New Covid-19 restrictions take effect in Derry and Strabane
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

New Covid-19 restrictions take effect in Derry and Strabane

Oct 5th 2020, 6:00 AM 18,209 Views 2 Comments

The new measures officially come into place today.

Meat processing plant will only return to normal when the HSE says it is safe to do so
# O'brien's Fine Foods
# O'brien's Fine Foods

Meat processing plant will only return to normal when the HSE says it is safe to do so

Aug 11th 2020, 1:43 PM 10,579 Views 8 Comments

The plant was supposed to get back to some form of work on 18 August but this has since been pushed back to 24 August.

NFL testing modified masks for players next season
# New Measures
From The42
# New Measures

NFL testing modified masks for players next season

May 19th 2020, 3:33 PM 3,387 Views 0 Comments

A league official says players will likely be asked to wear masks if the league returns in September.

New Covid-19 measures in Northern Ireland prohibiting people leaving their home kick in tonight
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

New Covid-19 measures in Northern Ireland prohibiting people leaving their home kick in tonight

Mar 28th 2020, 9:46 PM 65,476 Views 24 Comments

Businesses are set to close and gatherings have been restricted.

Italy shuts all non-essential factories as death toll rises by almost 800 in a day
# New Measures
# New Measures

Italy shuts all non-essential factories as death toll rises by almost 800 in a day

Mar 22nd 2020, 8:00 AM 48,684 Views 65 Comments

The Italian leader stressed that groceries and pharmacies would still remain open.

Coronavirus: From water to electricity, vital services shouldn't be interrupted in the coming weeks
# New Measures
# New Measures

Coronavirus: From water to electricity, vital services shouldn't be interrupted in the coming weeks

Mar 13th 2020, 12:05 AM 37,034 Views 42 Comments

Public transport will all be running as normal too.

Wimbledon introduce final set tie-breaks following longest-ever semi-final
# Rule Change
From The42
# Rule Change

Wimbledon introduce final set tie-breaks following longest-ever semi-final

Oct 19th 2018, 12:34 PM 3,885 Views 1 Comment

Kevin Anderson and John Isner played for over six-and-a-half hours this summer.

Now Canada's considering a ban on large devices on Middle Eastern flights
# New Measures
# New Measures

Now Canada's considering a ban on large devices on Middle Eastern flights

Mar 21st 2017, 10:45 PM 37,144 Views 90 Comments

Earlier today, the UK government confirmed the new measure, while US reports hinted at a similar ban.

Free-taking competition to replace replays in knockout stages of hurling league
# Left Field
From The42
# Left Field

Free-taking competition to replace replays in knockout stages of hurling league

Nov 21st 2016, 4:47 PM 17,034 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, the mark will be introduced for all football games from 1 January, 2017.

Hikes in prices, menthols to be banned and plain packaging - cigarettes took a big hit this week

Hikes in prices, menthols to be banned and plain packaging - cigarettes took a big hit this week

May 7th 2016, 7:30 AM 19,913 Views 40 Comments

A range of measures across the world signal big changes to how tobacco is sold.