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04 Oct 2022

Schools are to remain closed beyond March 29 according to Minister for Education Joe McHugh

Schools are to remain closed beyond March 29 according to Minister for Education Joe McHugh

Coronavirus / Covid-19

Schools are to remain closed beyond March 29 according to Minister for Education Joe McHugh.

There will be further information released later this evening after the Cabinet discuss the outcome of the The National Public Health Emergency (NPHE) meeting, wherein further social restrictions were suggested to Minister for Health Simon Harris. 

On Galway Bay FM, Minister McHugh stated that "My commitment to the students and for the students who are maybe having their breakfast this morning and maybe getting ready to study and really, really putting in such an effort, my commitment to them, and the department’s commitment is, we want to make those exams happen."

There has been suggestions that the result of the NPHE meeting today will see significantly less people travelling to work, restaurants, cafés, hairdressers and a range of other service sectors regarded as non-essential closing, and priority Covid-19 testing implemented for medical staff. 

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