Please find an updated letter from the DES below:
Further to our correspondence this morning, the Department of Education and Skills has received an updated letter for all schools from the Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Health, Dr Tony Holohan, addressing the recent school closure as a result of the confirmed Covid-19 case.
The letter is attached here and is also available on our website below under the heading, ‘Chief Medical Officer advice for parents and schools.’
Please ensure that parents and other interested parties receive this update.
Thank you for your assistance and please get in touch if you have any further enquiries.
Pearse Ó Caoimh
Higher Executive Officer — Communications.
An Roinn Oideachais agus Scileanna
Department of Education and Skills