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COVID-19 vaccine Spikevax approved for children aged 12 to 17 in EU

EMA’s human medicines committee (CHMP) has recommended granting an extension of indication for the COVID-19 vaccine Spikevax (previously COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna) to include use in children aged 12...

A Status Yellow – Thunderstorm Warning Has Been Issued Nationwide

Met Éireann have issued a status yellow - thunderstorm warning for Ireland, which is valid from 13:13 Friday 23/07/2021 to 20:00 Friday 23/07/2021 Forecasters are warning that thunderstorms in...

Hazardous Road Conditions Following Break in Dry Spell

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is today Friday 23 July, advising drivers and motorcycle riders to take extra care using the roads as the recent dry weather...

Statement from the Department of Health on the Digital COVID Certificate based on recovery from COVID-19

In addition to the Digital COVID Certificate freephone number, an online Recovery Certificate portal has been launched to allow members of the public request a certificate of recovery....

Ireland’s Ambitious Climate Act Signed Into Law

The journey to Net Zero emissions has begun The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, has welcomed the signature by the President today...

Cork County Council Announces Funding Of Over €156,000 For 117 Community Groups

More than one hundred community groups across Cork County are set to receive funding under the Community Enhancement Programme 2021. The programme aims to help communities to carry...

Ensuring Smooth Air Travel While Checking EU Digital COVID Certificates: New Guidelines For Member States

Following the launch of the EU Digital COVID Certificate on 1 July, the European Commission has issued guidelines for EU Member States on the...

Revenue Deploys New Mobile Container Scanner To Target Smuggling

Today (22/7/2021) Revenue announced it has formally commissioned a new, state of the art, mobile x-ray container scanner. The new scanner cost €2.16 million and was part-funded by a...

Fish Kill Confirmed On River Ilen In Skibbereen, West Cork

Inland Fisheries Ireland, the state agency responsible for the protection, management and conservation of the Irish inland fisheries resource, is investigating a major fish kill on the Ilen...

GNECB Warn Public of Recent ‘Smishing’ Scam from Fraudsters Purporting to be from Permanent TSB

An Garda Síochána at the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau (GNECB) are warning the public of a recent smishing scam where persons are receiving text messages purporting to...

Government Waives Court Fees And Excise Duties For Vintners For 2021

Pubs, Bars, Nightclubs and Restaurants to benefit by approx. €10m Second consecutive year that waiver has been granted The Minister for Justice, Heather Humphreys TD, and the Minister...

Enjoy the Cork County Coast Safely

Cork County Council in conjunction with the Irish Coast Guard and Water Safety Ireland are appealing to members of the public to be mindful of their personal safety...