Saturday, 18th August 2018
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With over 20,000 people already having contracted the influenza virus in the country specialists in the field are saying that the virus has just about peaked but isn't over yet. In fact they are saying that if you are in an at risk category and haven't had the vaccine yet that you should go ahead and have it just to be safe. The virus can have a terrible impact on those who are very young and very old as well as others in at risk categories such as those with diabetes and it's better to be safe rather than sorry. Everyone has seen or heard just how bad it is in our hospitals at the moment and no one wants to get caught up in that at the moment. The influenza virus comes every year and you have to get vaccinated every year to ensure that you have some protection against it. The worst maybe over for now but the virus isn't over yet.


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    Rush to CriticismThere are not many people who at this stage have not heard about the Cash family and what happened to them. The mother and six of her children had to seek accommodation in the Tallaght Garda Station last week as they had absolutely nowhere to turn to. It led to an outcry as pictures of the young children sleeping on seats were posted to social media by the mother.Understandably there were a lot of people who were saddened to see that in this day and age that a family had to resor …

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