Ireland to go into ‘highest level of lockdown’ for six weeks from Wednesday

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Ireland will be locked down for six weeks from October 21 after a steep rise in coronavirus cases.

The decision was made during a cabinet meeting at Government Buildings in Dublin on Monday evening, October 19.

The five-tier restrictions, the highest that can be imposed, will last until December 1.

Taoiseach Micheal Martin is due to address the country at 9pm and officially introduce the measures.

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