At least three courts at the Criminal Courts of Justice were not able to sit as a result of parties involved in cases having to isolate.
The Supreme Court upheld earlier decisions by the High Court and Court of Appeal to dismiss Ms O'Doherty and Water's action
Micheál Martin said he “can’t predict” what will happen in the autumn but that vaccination remains key.
Researchers have found that Dublin hospital staff reported “high levels of post-traumatic stress, low mood, depression, suicidal thinking, moral injury and psychological distress”
According to Dublin Airport’s Live Flight Information, there are seven return flights being cancelled by Aer Lingus today.
There has been a huge rebound in infections over the past seven days, with 68,186 cases reported to the Ministry of Health last Friday
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said cases were on the rise in 110 countries.
Cases have been increasing in recent weeks due to the spread of subvariants of the Omicron strain.
The HSE also warned of increased pressures on hospital services as almost 600 staff members in acute hospital settings have tested positive in the last week
Limerick, Waterford and Laois have the highest incidence rates among cases confirmed through PCR tests.
The flights were bound for destinations in Scotland, Germany, France, Switzerland and the Netherlands.
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said the Government would look at whether mandatory mask laws would be needed later on in the year
The HSE has warned of a spike in cases of the virus in recent weeks
Emergency powers and legislation underpinning the response to the Covid crisis were allowed to lapse earlier this year
Last week there was a more than 50% jump in reported case numbers.
However, the HSPC have said that there is no indication that the severity of the virus has changed.
Dr Tony Holohan described that the Covid-19 burden on acute hospital care has “increased considerably” over recent weeks.
The "significant" rise in cases has resulted in fears that a summer wave could hit Ireland
The INMO wants a return to mandatory mask wearing on public transport.
DCU professor of immunology Christine Locher estimated daily case numbers to be as high as 10,000 and urged people to return to wearing face masks