Coronavirus Ireland: RTE staff tested positive for Covid-19

An RTE staff member tested positive for Covid-19. In an email sent to staff this morning, director general Dee Forbes said that the employee is safe and at home and is following HSE self-isolation guidelines. The memo read: “In line with the HSE guidelines, public health services will be in contact with those people who […]

Coronavirus Ireland: Simon Harris hits the “offensive” video of crowded pubs in Dublin

Health Minister Simon Harris launched “offensive” videos on crowded pubs and fancy dress parties in central Dublin. The footage surfaced on social media on Saturday night with crowds filling pubs in the Temple Bar area, despite government advice on social distancing. Other clips have shown that revelers walking through the nightclub dressed in fire retardant […]

Dublin’s electric stores selling freezers while panic shoppers stockpile frozen food

The purchase of panic spiked freezer sales across the city as fear-hungry shoppers try to hoard frozen “essentials” following the announcement of Taoiseach’s COVID-19 restrictions. Numerous appliance retailers have told Dublin Live that “there are no freezers in the capital,” with an appliance vendor revealing “everything people have been asking for in the past few […]