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Find factual and up to date news on the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as advice and factsheets to help you stay happy and healthy during this time.
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My tips for staying healthy while social distancing
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Why we all need to act responsibly with the coronavirus
Why we need to practice social distancing
All COVID-19 articles
Reopen dates for secondary schools announced
Leaving Cert and special school students will return on the 1st March
How will the Leaving Cert 2021 work?
Leaving Cert students will have the option of a calculated grade, a written exam or both in each subject
Survey shows education has suffered for 88% of young people
Exit Entry, conducted the survey with over 1,000 secondary school students
19 ways to beat lockdown boredom
Lockdown is tough but there are lots of enjoyable ways to fill your time
Which schools are closed in Ireland due to COVID-19?
All schools will remain closed until the 1st of February or until the Department of Education says otherwise
COVID-19 Christmas and New Year restrictions in Ireland
It's important to follow the guidelines this Christmas to keep yourself and your loved ones safe
Smoking and COVID-19: What are the risks?
Smoking and vaping can increase your risk on getting COVID-19
LGBT Ireland Online Chat Service available 7 days a week
Whatever is on your mind, they are there to chat
Can I travel abroad during COVID-19?
Travellers arriving into Ireland will need to quarantine for a period of 14 days
The #AntiViral movement: Young people and COVID-19
The Government has teamed up with social media influencers to promote positive behaviour in young people during COVID-19
Support services available during COVID-19
Whatever you're experiencing, there are supports available to help
'How’s Your Head: Young Voices During COVID-19' report
Young people shared their views on the COVID-19 crisis in this national consultation with the Department of Children and Youth Affairs
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