COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Advice & School Closure
An announcement was made by the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD of the closure of schools for a period to support efforts to contain the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19). This is in line with the advice of the National Public Health Emergency Team.
Thank you for your support in this challenging time.
Learning for students will continue online through Moodle and Microsoft Teams. Keep healthy and safe.
Department of Education and Skills Covid-19 Advice
Talking to children and young people about Covid-19
You can access and download this guidance in both Irish and English from the Department of Education and Skills website below under the heading ‘Talking to children and young people about Covid-19’.
We would also like to direct your attention to a child-friendly interview that Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn did with RTÉ’s new2day programme that may also be a useful resource when talking about Covid-19 with children and students.
Department of Health Covid-19 Advice
The Department of Health’s Chief Medical Officer has released advice for parents and students regarding COVID-19, see letter and posters below.
1. Department of Health’s Letter for Parents