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Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 3,726* confirmed cases of COVID-19. The 14-day incidence stands at 695 per 100,000, an increase of 18% on last week. As of 8am today, 493 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 90 are in ICU. Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health said: “COVID-19 …

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Free High Speed Wi-Fi Now Available in the Orchard Community Centre

Good news for the Cherry Orchard Community, the Orchard Community Centre will now have high speed WiFi in the building for any groups or individuals who wish to use it while in the area. Virgin Media and Dublin City Council have worked together on this initiative to connect areas with bad connection speed to a …

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Survey reveals childcare facilities face reducing services and potential closures due to staffing crisis

A survey of more than 3,000 managers and staff in the childcare sector has indicated that many facilities face reducing services or potential closure over the coming months due to an inability to recruit the necessary qualified professionals required to run them. The Early Years Staffing Survey Report 2021, launched today (Thursday, 9th September) at …

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People can now apply for first purpose built cost rental homes at Enniskerry Road

From today, people who are eligible for the first purpose built cost rental homes at Enniskerry Road, Stepaside, Dublin will be able to begin the application process. These cost rental homes will be managed by Respond and Tuath Housing and are being delivered for Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council on land provided by the Housing …

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Dublin’s newest food & craft market launched last weekend

South Dublin County Council are trialling a new food & craft market which started last Saturday 4th September and runs for 8 more weeks in Corkagh Park, Clondalkin, Dublin 22. The market takes place each Saturday, between 11:00 am and 5:00 pm. Held just beside the playground entrance, parking is available from the St John’s …

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COUNTDOWN IS ON FOR DUBLIN STUDENTS TO ENTER ONE OF THE WORLD’S LEADING SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITIONS

Students across Dublin are invited to turn their creative ideas into project entries for the 2022 BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition (BTYSTE). Renowned nationally and internationally as a brilliant platform for young people to showcase their STEM ideas, the exhibition is open for project entries until the 27th September 2021. Entries can be made in …

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Statement from the National Public Health Emergency Team

The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of 1,378* confirmed cases of COVID-19. As of 8am today, 96 COVID-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 22 are in ICU. Dr. Ronan Glynn, Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Department of Health, said: “We now have over 65% of our adult population fully vaccinated and 75% of …

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