Ireland real-time news

Coronavirus: Republic of Ireland moves to highest restrictions (source — www.bbc.co.uk) 22/10/2020 02:01:23

The new rules will be backed by fines for people hosting house parts and travelling beyond the 5km limit.

Prince William Got Trolled By KFC And It's Finger-Lickin' Funny (source — www.huffingtonpost.co.uk) 22/10/2020 00:40:28

Prince William, also known as the Duke of Cambridge, has picked up yet another title: “His Royal Thighness.”The duke earned the unique label from none other than Kentucky Fried Chicken&nbs...

'It's about the social aspect and mental health' - Golfers blast decision to rule play out of bounds (source — www.independent.ie) 21/10/2020 21:11:01

Golf has been ruled out of bounds by government during the Level 5 coronavirus restrictions and the decision has prompted an angry response from frustrated golfers all over Ireland.

Czech Republic goes back into full national coronavirus lockdown a day after Ireland as second wave smashes Europe (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 21/10/2020 20:19:21

THE Czech Republic has been plunged into a national lockdown to save its health service from “COLLAPSE” as a second Covid wave sweeps through Europe. This comes after the country saw a rec...

'Everyone needs to stay home' - Holohan warns as 1,167 new Covid cases and three more deaths confirmed (source — www.independent.ie) 21/10/2020 19:48:47

There have been a further three deaths and 1,167 new cases associated with the coronavirus in Ireland.

Coronavirus Ireland: 1,167 new cases and three further deaths (source — www.independent.ie) 21/10/2020 19:48:47

There have been a further three deaths and 1,167 new cases associated with the coronavirus in Ireland.

FAI inform League of Ireland clubs that remaining fixtures must be fulfilled regardless of Covid outbreaks (source — www.independent.ie) 21/10/2020 19:40:48

The FAI have formally told League of Ireland clubs that they will not be postponing any more matches this season for Covid-19 reasons.

Fury in Belfast as pubs face going bust in ‘economy-breaker’ lockdown – as Boris Johnson sticks to Tiers (source — www.thesun.co.uk) 21/10/2020 19:23:54

THE row over a Covid circuit breaker in England is hotting up after Boris Johnson dismissed Labour’s call for a short-term national lockdown at today’s Prime Minister’s Questions. But as politicians s...

GUI and ILGU confirm that golf courses will be closed for duration of Level 5 lockdown (source — www.independent.ie) 21/10/2020 19:07:44

The Golfing Union of Ireland and Irish Ladies Golf Union have confirmed that golf clubs in the Republic will close once the new Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions come into effect.

Covid-19 restrictions in Europe: how does Ireland compare? (source — www.irishtimes.com) 21/10/2020 18:03:02

Governments are increasing restrictions to try to rein in a surge in Covid cases that the WHO warns may overwhelm hospitals

Helpful information

How to prevent coronavirus disease and stop the spread of germs
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue immediately in the trash.
  • Avoid touching your face - nose, mouth and eyes.
  • Clean and desinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects. You can use sanitizer gel for this. Buy here one.
  • Stay home when you are sick except to get medical care
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use sanitizer gel if you haven’t got access to water.
Coronavirus symptoms
Common symptoms:
  • Respiratory symptoms
  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Breathing difficulties
In more severe cases:
  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure
  • Death