Over 300,000 Children Back To...

News

Over 300,000 Children Back To School Today

Kim Buckley
Kim Buckley

7:50 AM - 1 Mar 2021



Over 300,000 children are returning to school today for the first time this year.

Classes will resume for the first four years of primary school and leaving cert students.

The government plans to allow the other years to return on a phased basis over the next six weeks if Covid is kept under control.

Parents are being asked not to congregate at the school gates while dropping their children off.

Meanwhile, Ireland is on track to have one of the lowest incidence rates of Covid-19 in Europe.

NPHET says the number of people in hospitals with the disease has fallen by 38%, while also saying disinformation must be overcome.

612 cases have been detected, while six more deaths linked to the disease have been reported.

537 people are being treated in public hospitals, while there are 134 patients in ICU.



Read more about

Children Classroom Covid-19 School

You might like

Live: Title

Now playing

00:00:00 / 00:00:00
Added to queue
Removed from queue

On Air

Share

Share

Up next

Episode title
Show
Duration

You currently have no podcasts in your queue.

Go to podcasts

On Air

The Last Word With Matt Cooper

The Last Word With Matt Cooper

4:30 PM-7 PM

Share

Up next

Ed's National Anthems

Ed's National Anthems

7 PM-10 PM

Share

The Paul McLoone Show

The Paul McLoone Show

10 PM-12 AM

Share

Overnight

Overnight

12 AM-5 AM

Share

Early Breakfast with Pamela Jo...

Early Breakfast with Pamela Joyce

5 AM-7 AM

Share

The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show

The Ian Dempsey Breakfast Show

7 AM-9 AM

Share

Dermot & Dave

Dermot & Dave

9 AM-12 PM

Share

Mairead Ronan

Mairead Ronan

12 PM-2 PM

Share

Fergal D'Arcy

Fergal D'Arcy

2 PM-4:30 PM

Share

The Last Word with Matt Cooper

The Last Word with Matt Cooper

4:30 PM-7 PM

Share

00:00:00 / 00:00:00

Share on