There was “a huge change of atmosphere in the village” says Sean O’Sullivan who owns Dan Murphy’s Bar in Sneem
That’s where people went for a brief period of observation after receiving the #COVID vaccine
More than half of the village population has now had at least one dose
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The vaccination was rolled out after 300 doses of the Moderna jab arrived without notice. Dr Paddy Malone, the village’s retired GP, assisted with the distribution of the vaccine on Saturday.
There were 137 persons vaccinated on Saturday and they were supervised by a retired anaesthetist and two nurses in Murphy’s Bar in the Kerry village after the jabs were delivered.
The bar premises – closed because of Covid restrictions – was opened to facilitate the vaccinations, but no drink was served.