Despite mandatory hotel quarantine and a slow start to its vaccine rollout, Ireland is well on track to getting back to something approaching normality by the summer.
Over the weekend, the Republic of Ireland recorded its lowest number of daily new COVID cases since December.
The total number of COVID-related deaths reported in Northern Ireland rose to 2,137 and in the Republic of Ireland rose to 4,856 today, April 21.
Ireland's Department of Health has outlined the mandatory hotel quarantine exemptions for fully vaccinated people and children who are less than 28 days old.
Lidl Ireland today announced its Period Poverty Initiative in partnership with Homeless Period Ireland which will offer free period products to those in need.
Detectives from the National Bureau of Criminal Investigation questioned Varadkar for several hours in the presence of his solicitor, while officers also investigated his mobile phone.
Randox, which has a site in An Clochán Liath in the Donegal Gaeltacht, told staff that "English must be spoken at all times in the workplace".
People in Ireland consume significantly higher amounts of alcohol than the government’s 2020 target of no more than 9.1 liters of pure alcohol per person a year.
The Irish Government recently added five European nations to its mandatory hotel quarantine list, drawing criticism from the European Union.
Mayo coroner Patrick O'Connor said that Ireland's daily figures do not have a "scientific basis" and said that he questioned the accuracy of NPHET's reporting.
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