Over the past few weeks, some of the biggest stories in Irish media have centered around the country remaining in level 5 lockdown, the roll-out of the Covid-19 vaccine, or rather the pace of vaccinations. Along with education, as second-level students have pleaded with the Department for Education for clarity on the position of the Leaving Certificate 2021.
A recent study has found that after a 47% increase, 61% of Irish people are now willing to share their personal data.
As Ireland is set to receive more vaccine doses in the coming months, HSE chief executive Paul Reid suggested that healthcare workers who refuse to get vaccinated may be removed from their posts.
We Can be Zero is a campaign launched by a group of Irish scientists, academics, and researcher on Monday February 1st.
According to Our World Data, Ireland’s infection rate is the highest in the world and cases are the highest they have ever been since the beginning of the pandemic.
The Irish Second-Level Students’ Union (ISSU) has called for “certain clarity” on what will happen with the Leaving Cert exams in 2021.