Analysis: Delay to reopening of indoor dining puts pressure on to get vaccine passport system working
The government has stuck with Nphet’s advice to defer the reopening of indoor hospitality past July 5 but now it has to deliver a new plan in a short space of time and it won’t be easy
Taoiseach Micheál Martin has confirmed that the reopening of indoor dining in pubs and restaurants has been pushed back at least two weeks while officials work on a new plan for vaccination passports.
The planned reopening on July 5 is going to be delayed until at least July 19 due to government fears of the impact of the new Delta variant.
In a lunchtime address to the nation, Martin said there had been many twists...
Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!
With any subscription you will have access to
Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps
Unlimited access to our eReader library
Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week
Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you
Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences
Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine
Number of Pup recipients falls to lowest since March 2020
The number of people in receipt of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment was approximately 192,000 this week, a decrease of almost 10,000 on the previous week
Blair meets Martin about vaccines boost for developing countries
Former British PM exploring if pharma firms here could make vaccines for export to Africa and other countries
Tony O’Brien: Johnson’s Covid dossier of disaster proves it really does matter who is in charge
Johnson’s denial, dithering and anti-science choices have turned once-great Britain into the bad neighbours of Europe
Schools to be issued with thousands of carbon dioxide monitors
Department of Education procuring 20 to 35 carbon monitors for every school ahead of September return to classes