Cabinet will meet today to discuss the ongoing threat of the Delta variant, and numbers at weddings are on the agenda. Separately, Niac’s advice on immunising 12-15-year-olds is expected to be ‘imminent’.
Siptu members working in mental health services in Ballinasloe will ballot for industrial action this week. The row centres on assistants and care workers in St Brigid's Mental Health Intellectual Disability Services. Read more on that here.
The Times has this piece on the high cost of living in Ireland.
The Eurythmics bring us our zen this morning. 'There Must Be An Angel (Playing With My Heart)', the duo's only UK No.1 single, is 36 years old this week. Fun fact - that's Stevie Wonder playing the harmonica.