The Ceann Comhairle of the Dáil, Seán Ó Fearghaíl TD has tested positive for Covid-19 and is isolating at home.
A statement from the Oireachtas said the Kildare South TD got the results of a PCR test at the weekend and he is to isolate at home until Monday November 29th “in accordance with public health guidelines”.
Mr Ó Feaghaíl is to work from home during this period and will carry out some on-line engagements.
His duties in the Dáil chamber will be overseen by Leas-Cheann Comhairle, Catherine Connolly in his absence.
The normal panel of temporary chairpersons will also be used.