Taoiseach Leo Varadkar speaking at Government Buildings this afternoon
At Government Buildings.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announced that the restrictions he announced two weeks ago will continue for another three weeks until May 5.
Minister for Education Joe McHugh has also announced that schools will remain closed and will not reopen until health experts advise that it’s safe to do so.
Earlier, RTÉ’s Education Correspondent Emma O’Kelly reported that the Leaving Cert exams will take place in late July/early August while the Junior Cert exams will likely take place in September – subject to health advice.
Harris and Varadkar confirm the regulations to give legal effect to the #covid19ireland lockdown will be extended – but “let’s not use them… it’s not our intention to turn Ireland into a police state”
— Gavan Reilly (@gavreilly) April 10, 2020