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Today marks the 25th anniversary of the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.
The 39 year old French filmmaker was killed outside her holiday home in west Cork on December 23 1996.
NPHET says the Omicron strain is so infectious that if someone tests positive there’s a “very strong” chance they’ve already passed it on to everyone they live with.
The group is urging people to stay home and isolate as a group if anyone gets a positive PCR or antigen test result for the virus.
The Taoiseach says the Government has to approach vaccinations for children with sensitivity.
Vaccines will be widely available to children aged 5 to 11 from January 10th.
The prospect of a railway strike in the New Year hasn’t been ruled out following a vote for industrial action by Irish Rail staff over antisocial behaviour.
The National Bus and Rail Union is repeating its call for a dedicated Garda Transport Unit.