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Taoiseach addresses concerns as nightclubs reopen despite rising Covid-19 cases

Taoiseach Micheal Martin addresses the concerns of rising Covid-19 case numbers going into winter.

Mr Martin's comments come as nightclubs are due to open in Ireland for the first time since March 2020, as a slight easing of Covid-19 restrictions takes effect.

However, rising case numbers and warnings from health officials mean that many public health regulations – including mask wearing and physical distancing – will remain in place until February 2022.

The Taoiseach spoke at the EU summit in Brussels.

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