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Nearly 88 percent of adults are now fully vaccinated against Covid-19, with 92 percent having received at least one dose, HSE chief executive Paul Reid confirmed. r Reid said the finish line for this phase of the immunization program is now “so close”. His comment comes as 1,997 new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed by …

The protection provided by two doses of the Pfizer / BioNTech and Oxford / AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccines begins to wane within six months, new research shows. The reasonable worst-case scenario could see protection drop below 50% for seniors and healthcare workers by winter, an expert said. The Pfizer jab was 88% effective in preventing Covid-19 …

Granit Xhaka insists Arsenal will be motivated by the criticism leveled at them after a poor start to the Premier League season. The Gunners lost 2-0 at home to Chelsea on Sunday as Romelu Lukaku marked his second debut for the Blues with a goal before Reece James took a deserved victory for the visitors. …

And now the end is near. And so we face off, the final quartet. Although by default. But first … we had ANOTHER ‘Epic Date’ to endure. I know, it’s not like Love Island to drag things out or anything. Chloe and Toby sent to Mad Hatter Tea PartyConnection. They sat festering in the warm …

The Queen has reportedly told insiders that she wants the Duke of York to remain Colonel of the Grenadier Guards. according to Sunday opening hours, the monarch has expressed his wish that Andrew – who faces sexual assault allegations, which he denies – retains the honorary role he succeeded the Duke of Edinburgh in 2017. …

Irish National Opera Elektra With my critical faculties prepared not to become over-excited at the thought of seeing a full-size opera for the first time in what seems like an eternity, it is always fair to write that the Irish National Opera’s staging of the opera in one act by Richard Strauss from 1908 Elektra …

A Dublin woman with cerebral palsy has urged the government to approach the insurance industry over its refusal to provide coverage for people with disabilities who run their own businesses. ileen Daly started a freelance living business in 2018 and says the move has transformed her life. The 46-year-old has been in a wheelchair since …

The 25-year-old man who was brutally stabbed to death in Tallaght was locally named Ademola Giwa who is said to have lived there. r Giwa died after being stabbed in the neck at Mac Uilliam Road near his home at 7.15pm yesterday. He was transferred to Tallaght University Hospital after detectives attempted to give him …

Australia’s most populous state of New South Wales expanded its Covid-19 lockdown to the rural town of Tamworth on Monday due to concerns that the coronavirus might have spread from Sydney into the countryside. Europe * France’s health minister on Sunday appealed for volunteer doctors and nurses to travel to the overseas territories of Guadalupe …

The YOUNG Cub reporters who climbed the dark, apprehensive stairs to the former Irish Independent offices on Dublin’s Middle Abbey Street were instantly reassured by Dave Halloran’s presence. beset by the smell of hot metal and newspaper and the mind-boggling tone of an action-packed newsroom running at full speed, the tall and kind Co Mayo …