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HSE working to decide settings where Covid vaccines will be administered to children
The HSE has been “working around the clock” on how best to distribute the message to parents.
Premier League scrambles to convince stars to get vaccinated
Although no official figures have been offered, reports suggest only seven of England’s 20 top-flight clubs have more than 50% of their squad fully vaccinated.
'Inspiring weekend' for vaccination programme as 18,000 people avail of walk-in centres so far
The 26 centres are open today.
Ireland has overtaken the UK in fully vaccinating its population against Covid
Ireland has now fully vaccinated 72.5% of its adult population compared to the UK’s 71.8%.
80% of adults now have at least one dose of a Covid vaccine
Two out of every three adults are fully vaccinated.
Covid vaccine portal will open to everyone aged 18 or over from tomorrow
The health minister said Ireland’s vaccination programme is ahead of schedule and performing “really well”.
Covid vaccine portal now open for people aged 18-24
Those who register now will be offered an AstraZeneca vaccine if it is available earlier than an mRNA jab.
FactFind: Is Ireland leading the EU vaccine race?
A tweet by the Taoiseach lacked some context on exactly how well Ireland is performing.
48% of Irish adults now fully vaccinated from Covid as 272,000 doses given this week
Over two-thirds of adults have had at least one dose.
Most AZ second doses will be administered within next five weeks, Reid confirms
The HSE chief said it is planned that the second doses of AstraZeneca will be completed by 19 July.
Health Minister confirms wait between AstraZeneca doses to be reduced from twelve weeks to eight
It’s hoped that the change will allow more people to be vaccinated sooner, but the exact timing depends on supply of the vaccine.
Vaccines for 40 to 44-year-olds set to begin in the middle of June
Dr Colm Henry said that supply difficulties mean it is “very hard to be certain” about reaching targets.
Half of all adults in Ireland have now received at least one dose of a Covid vaccine
Ireland’s vaccine rollout continues to build momentum.
Vaccine rollout: Ireland still on track for 80% target by early July but data is patchy due to cyberattack
If there are no further supply problems or safety concerns, Ireland is still firmly on track to hit that 80% target in early July.
Online vaccine booking portal will open tomorrow for those aged 45 to 49
The HSE expects that some people in this cohort will be able to receive a first dose before the end of the month.
Vaccine rollout: Ireland on track to give 80% of adults a first dose by 3 July
Almost 270,000 vaccines were administered in Ireland in the seven days up to Tuesday.
As restrictions are eased heading into summer, how is Ireland's vaccine rollout going?
A report by
Cónal Thomas/Nicky Ryan
Over 180,000 doses were administered in Ireland last week – an increase of 25% on the previous week’s total.
Each week Cónal Thomas has been taking a look at Ireland’s Covid-19 situation by examining and comparing data from recent weeks.
Over 180,000 doses were administered in Ireland - an increase of 25% on the previous week's total.
But there's only two months until the Government’s target date of giving 80% of adults in Ireland at least a first dose.
How is Ireland's vaccine rollout going? Here's what this week's figures tell us
To hit 80% first doses 10 weeks from now about 2.2 million first doses will need to be administered by 30 June.
Almost 4 million vaccine deliveries expected before July as booking portal opens in two weeks
The Department today said it expects 3.9 million doses to be delivered by 30 June.
Today marks 100 days of Ireland's vaccination programme
3.9 million doses expected by 30 June
HSE vaccine portal will open in the week starting 19 April
Those aged 65-69 (Cohort 6) will be able to book their jabs
What vaccine deliveries can Ireland and the EU expect from April onwards?
SNAs call for priority access to Covid-19 vaccines
A union representative said many risk passing Covid-19 on to vulnerable students.
Explainer: Gardaí and teachers unhappy as Ireland dumps vaccine roll-out plan to follow aged-based UK model
The overhaul of the vaccine categories follows recommendations from NIAC.
Opposition parties seek clarity on overhaul of vaccine priority schedule
Under a new plan, priority for vaccinations will no longer be assigned based on a person’s occupation.
Vaccination centre to open in Croke Park at start of summer
The centre, which would have ten booths, is due to open in May.
Ireland administers record number of vaccines for second day in a row
A total of 27,427 doses were administered on Thursday.
10% of people in Ireland have now received their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine
Over 478,000 people have been administered a first dose.
Mick Wallace says vaccine rollout delay is 'huge concern' and could cost lives
The independent MEP said “the most glaring problem in the last three or four weeks has been the delay in the rollout”.
Some Tipperary hospital staff to get vaccines after video message sent to Taoiseach
The video was released this morning.
Events industry offers help with mass vaccination rollout
An events representative group has written to officials to offer support with planning and delivering the rollout.
One million vaccinated by June 'not a bad estimation', says head of task force
Education Minister Norma Foley said it was possible that “more than one million people” could be vaccinated by June.
Removing 300,000 homes from original broadband plan 'made original tender less attractive'
That was according to the Secretary General of the Department of Communications Mark Griffin.
Windows 10's free upgrade is ending soon, but should you make the leap?
The clock is ticking.
Eir reveals locations of 100,000 homes and businesses where new broadband to be rolled out
Is your area included?
What is the Public Services Card?
The Public Services Card will include facial imaging software to help detect and prevent welfare fraud. What else do we know about this new ID card?