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Covid-19 Update: Thur. 22nd Oct. 2020 – 3 Deaths – 1,066 New Cases

11 new killer Covid-19 virus cases confirmed in Tipperary

The Department of Health have confirmed this evening that there have been 3 further deaths caused by the Covid-19 pandemic; leaving the overall death toll here in the Republic of Ireland remaining at 1,871.

There are 1,066 new additional cases reported today, leaving the current total number of confirmed cases, since conception in the Irish Republic, at 54,476.

Of this evening’s confirmed cases; 11 are in Co. Tipperary (1,038 cases to date per RTE summary); 244 are in Dublin; 104 in Galway; 98 in Cork; 92 in Meath; with 517 cases located across the remaining counties

Other Covid-19 related news.

The national 14-day incidence rate is now 302 per 100,000 of the population, with the reproductive rate estimated at around 1.3 and 1.4.

Retail Excellence has appealed to shop owners to abide by the current rules, amid reports that some non-essential retailers are justifying remaining open by stocking small amounts of items classed as essential.

Up until last evening in University Hospital Limerick, (latter the medical facility serving North Tipperary), there were 14 confirmed Covid-19 cases and 18 suspected cases, with 4 such cases in ICU.
In South Tipperary’s Clonmel General Hospital there were 7 suspected cases.

Currently, there were 313 confirmed cases of Covid-19 nationally in hospitals and 37 of these patients are in intensive care units, up 3 since yesterday.

Total global cases this evening now stand at almost 41.5 million [41,396,754] with global deaths well over 1.1 million [1,133,699].


Do remember the four C’s – avoid Closed spaces, Crowded places,
Close-contacts and do Cover faces.
STAY SAFE


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Clonmel Library Service Presents Talk On Sleep For Young Children

Senior Library Assistant with Tipperary Council Council Library Services, Ms Stephanie Woods reports.

Tipperary Council Council Library Service welcomes ‘Sleep Consultant’ Lucy Wolfe to give an online talk as part of our ‘Healthy Ireland at Your Library’, programme.

Lucy Wolfe, herself a Mum of four, is Ireland’s best-known Sleep Consultant and is bestselling author of “The Baby Sleep Solution” and “All about Baby Sleep”.

She is also the head of ‘Sleep Matters’, latter a private practise based in Co. Cork.

She is the resident sleep expert on Virgin Media One’s ‘Ireland AM’ weekday show and has contributed to television programmes including being a featured expert on RTE’s documentary “Awake – The Science of Sleep”.
Lucy can also be heard frequently on national radio; she also writes for The Independent newspaper and various online media sources.

On Wednesday November 4th, Lucy will give a talk covering the following topics:

An introduction to your child’s sleep, what is a sleep problem, who can have one, why does it happen and what you can do.

Gentle sleep shaping strategies to embrace from birth to 6 months. Gentle Sleep Learning strategies to implement from 6 months to 6 years.

Addressing 3 core reasons that routinely dilute parents’ efforts.

Decisions to make that improve sleep, where your baby sleeps, who starts the process, using a dummy and when to begin.

Definitive steps towards positive sleep practices including using a stay and support approach to improve sleep gently and considerately by day and by night.

Questions and Answer session.

Please Do Join Us

Note: Parents or other interested persons can pre-register HERE.

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Death Of Mary Ryan, Thurles, Co. Tipperary

It is with sadness that we learned of the death today, Thursday 22nd October 2020, of Mrs Mary Ryan (née Young), Knockahorna, Borrisoleigh, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

The passing of Mrs Ryan is most deeply regretted by her loving husband Tommy; son Donal and his partner Angela; brothers; sisters; nieces; nephews; relatives; neighbours and friends.

Requiescat in Pace.

Funeral Arrangements.

Requiem Mass for Mrs Ryan will take place on Sunday at 12.30pm, followed by interment immediately afterwards in Illeigh Cemetery.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dílis.

For the many persons who would have liked to attend Requiem Mass for Mrs Ryan, but will be unable to do so, due to coronavirus restrictions, same service can be viewed online HERE.

The extended family of Mrs Ryan wish to express their appreciation for your understanding at this difficult time and have made arrangements for those wishing to send messages of condolence, to use the link shown HERE

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Death Of Sr. Imelda Stakelum, Late Of Holycross, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

It was with sadness that we learned of the death yesterday, Wednesday 21st October 2020, of Sr. Imelda Stakelum, St. Joseph’s Convent of Mercy, Leighsbrook, Navan, Co. Meath and late of Holycross, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Sr. Imelda passed away peacefully surrounded by her Community at St. Joseph’s Convent.

Her passing is most deeply regretted her nephews; nieces; grandnieces; grandnephews; great-grandniece; great-grandnephew; extended relatives; her Community at St. Joseph’s and the Sisters of Mercy, Northern Province, and many friends.

Requiescat in Pace.

Funeral Arrangements.

The earthly remains of Sr. Imelda will repose for Requiem Mass on Friday morning at 10.30am in St. Mary’s Church, Navan, Co. Meath, followed by interment immediately afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery.

[Note: Due to national Public Health Guidelines regarding coronavirus restrictions; attendance within the Church building will be limited to 25 people only, with strict adherence to social distancing and face covering please.]

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dílis.

For the many persons who would have liked to attend Requiem Mass for Sr. Imelda, but will be unable to do so, due to coronavirus restrictions, same service can be viewed online HERE.

The extended family of Sr. Imelda and her religious Community wish to express their appreciation for your understanding at this difficult time and have made arrangements for those wishing to send messages of condolence, to use the link shown HERE.

Note Please: Community house private.

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Death Of Mary Stapleton, Hollyford, Tipperary

It was with sadness that we learned of the death, on Tuesday 20th October 2020, of Mrs Mary Stapleton (née McLoughlin), Piperhill, Hollyford, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Predeceased by her husband Paddy, son Denis and son-in-law Jim McMullen; Mrs Stapleton, in her 97th year, passed away peacefully while in the care of staff at Acorn Lodge Nursing Home Cashel.

Her passing is most deeply regretted by her loving sons Pat and Eamonn; daughters Brede, Mary Teresa, Mona, Denise, Gerardine and Martina; sons-in-law Tom, Richard, Con and Richard; daughters-in-law Liz and Freda; her 16 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; nieces; nephew; extended relatives; neighbours and friends.

Requiescat in Pace.

Funeral Arrangements.

The earthly remains of Mrs Stapleton will repose at the residence of her son Pat, for family only. Requiem Mass will be held in St. Joseph’s Church, Hollyford on Friday October 23rd at 12:00 noon, followed by interment immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dílis.

[Note: Due to national Public Health Guidelines regarding coronavirus restrictions; attendance within the Church building will be limited to 25 people only, with strict adherence to social distancing and face covering please.]

The extended Stapleton family wish to express their appreciation for your understanding at this difficult time and have made arrangements for those wishing to send messages of condolence, to use the link shown HERE.

Note: House strictly private on Friday morning please.

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