The newest round of vaccines will come online on 2 October.
Holohan defends the general policy of imposing lockdowns during the pandemic, saying that ICU capacity was not a decisive factor.
Ireland’s Health Protection Surveillance Centre said 169 cases of the new Covid Eris strain, which is known as EG.5, have been confirmed in Ireland to date
There has been a steady increase in cases of Covid-19 in recent weeks.
It comes as the new Eris variant has been detected here, with 64 cases confirmed to date
There are concerns that proper measures have not been put in place to protect patients from cross infection
One hospital in Kilkenny has had to suspend visiting due to the level of Covid-19 cases.
The former UK prime minister had reportedly forgotten the passcode to the device.
Hancock was central to the UK’s government’s decision-making and messaging during the pandemic.
Ministers are seeking to challenge the request for Boris Johnson’s unredacted WhatsApp messages and notebooks
The group are said to have wanted to “trigger civil war-like conditions” in Germany.
Children and grandparents can now visit the hospital to see loved ones between 6pm and 8pm
Minister for Justice Simon Harris was attending the official opening of a new 999 Garda call handling facility at Heuston Station in Dublin
However, he stressed that does not mean Covid-19 is over as a global health threat
The coronavirus outbreak killed at least seven million people worldwide – and health chiefs stressed that the pandemic is not over.
Three cases of the new Arcturus Covid variant, known as Omicron XBB.1.16, have been confirmed in Ireland. It comes amid growing concern worldwide about its rapid spread
Arcturus, which is a subvariant of Omicron, was first seen in India and has been on the World Health Organisation's watchlist since the end of March
Mercy University Hospital in Cork has warned incoming patients of a high demand in their emergency department.
Sean Leahy, 51, pleaded not guilty to a charge for breaking the stay at home laws under the Health Act.
Consultant geriatrician Dr Ronan Collins was responding to comments from a former Nphet member on the State's response to the pandemic
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