Eligible groups will be able to get a top-up jab once it has been at least five months since their second dose of Pfizer, Moderna or AstraZeneca or three months since they received the single Janssen vaccine.
Damien McCallion, the HSE's national lead for vaccinations and testing, said many of the country's 470,000 people in their 60s will be able to get theirs over the coming weeks.
Continue reading your story on the app
Continue reading your story in the newspaper
“Proud European Martin praises EU's role in peace
TAOISEACH Micheal Martin has praised the “vital role” of the European Union in bringing peace to Ireland, on the 50th anniversary of the Republic joining the bloc.
Man U star's wife hides during break-in terror
She's alone with kids as home ransacked
KEEPING UP APPEARANCES
Mason learning from goalden generation at club, county & college
CORPSE BROUGHT INTO POST OFFICE
Pair's bid to lift deceased man's pension is foiled
Charlie's fundraising is a class act
CHARLIE Bird received a rapturous reception when he arrived at a school yesterday ahead of his epic fundraising climb of Croagh Partrick.
Caitriona's film a lesson on Troubles
ACTRESS Caitriona Balfe is urging younger people to watch her new movie Belfast - to help educate themselves about the Troubles.
Our peacock is beak home after missing for three days
Family joy as unusual pet found safe
TAKE A BAO, DIGGO
Jota double settles Covid derby and books final date as Gunners are left e empty-handed for another season
Ice queen Grainne can be red hot on the dance floor
Lucy says viewers will warm to TV presenter
“Next chapter sees pubs get green light to open late & Hope of full capacity at outside gigs & big weddings
The Swiss Army Vaccine
There are promising signs that a single vaccine could protect against multiple coronaviruses and variants. But with pharma companies invested in boosters, will anyone pay to develop it?
Dig Into Analysts' Estimates for Disruptive Companies
THE PANDEMIC ERA generated a whole wave of disruptive companies as it accelerated the introduction of new products and services in areas including artificial intelligence, digitization, electronic payments, online meeting platforms, and virtual currencies.
Many Radical New Applications
For Moderna, going from startup to world-leading vaccine maker was challenging enough. Bringing messenger RNA to flu shots, cancer treatments, and more will be even harder
Laggard Doesn't (Always) Mean Loser
At least a few companies still in the vaccine race will likely succeed as Covid lingers
The World's 50 Most Innovative Companies – Biotech
Mariana Matus Cofounder and CEO of Biobot Analytics
More uses for new mRNA technology
The Last Pandemic
Technological breakthroughs and policy progress mean humanity may never again have to endure a disaster like Covid-19.
Can AstraZeneca Heal Itself?
Shortages, unclear trial data, and questions about efficacy have slowed the rollout of the company’s vaccine in Europe
Facebook Steps Up Vaccine Misinfo Efforts. Will It Work?
As inoculation efforts for the coronavirus ramp up around the world, Facebook says it’s going all in to block the spread of bogus vaccine claims.
There's Still a Lot Of Work to Do
With the emergence of coronavirus variants, vaccine makers are racing to develop booster shots