Northern Ireland announce four week lockdown

first_img WhatsApp Community Enhancement Programme open for applications By News Highland – October 14, 2020 Facebook Twitter Facebook AudioHomepage BannerNews Northern Ireland has announced a four week lockdown with an extended Halloween break for schools to curb the spread of Covid-19.First Minister Arlene Foster has made the announcement in the last few minutes at a special sitting of the Assembly.As part of the measures, the hospitality sector will close except for takeaways, while off licenses will shut after 8PM and no more than 25 people are allowed at weddings and funerals.Arlene Foster says the measures will come into effect this Friday with schools closed until the 2nd of November:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/11foster-virus-ni-clip-kb.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Meanwhile the government will make a decision later today on whether to impose tougher Covid-19 restrictions in Donegal and border counties. Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Northern Ireland announce four week lockdown News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Pinterestcenter_img Google+ Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Google+ Twitter Previous articleSix Donegal heritage projects to share €45,000 in fundingNext articleBorder checkpoints impact popular filling station News Highland Pinterest Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme WhatsApp RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img read more