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Government Should Move Quickly On NPHET Advice On Facemasks

That's according to a Longford/Westmeath TD.

The government is expected to officially sign off on advice early next week to end the mandatory waring of Facemasks.

It follows a recommendation from NPHET that the wearing of masks in shops, public transport and schools should end.

It has also recommended a scaling back of the testing system and for NPHET itself to be significantly scaled back. 

Minister of State, Longford/Westmeath Fine Gael TD Peter Burke expects the government to sign off on the advice when cabinet meets next Tuesday:

These people in the midlands had mixed views on the subject of facemasks:


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