The top four things you need to know – Monday July 4th

The Government will give the first official glimpse at the upcoming cost of living budget today with the publication of the Summer Economic Statement.

A special Cabinet meeting will convene at 2pm to discuss spending for 2023.

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A joint approach is being taken in Cork to enhance cancer research in Ireland.

University College Cork and UPMC have announced a partnership to set up patient-focused research across the south of the country.

They’re appointing two new Professors of Medical Oncology to UCC.

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A new Survey out today shows only half of people questioned believe the Covid 19 Pandemic will end.

The Survey by the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association shows some of those surveyed believe the pandemic will never be over.

The IPSOS poll found that the Covid vaccination has altered the course of the pandemic.

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SIPTU says it’s been given assurances its members jobs won’t be under threat if the Defence Forces are drafted in at Dublin Airport.

It’s been told the contingency plan is Covid related and will be triggered if there’s a spike in infections among airport security officers.

The airport’s been dealing with cancelled flights and delays over the last few weeks, but there was only a 5 minute wait at security last night.


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