The Taoiseach's described the deferral of the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine here as an unwelcome pause but it's important to take heed of advice and take a cautious approach.
Meanwhile, Italy, Germany and France are the latest countries to temporarily suspended the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
It's over concerns about a small number of blood clots in patients who have received the jab.
30,000 people here will not receive the vaccine as expected this week as a result.
Speaking to CNBC, Michael Martin says when it does get the green light for use again it will be administered quickly............