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    Ireland's health service said however that vaccinations were not affected and were going ahead as planned.

    Ireland's Health Service Executive said that its entire IT network has been shut down as a precaution due to a "significant ransomware attack".

    The health service did not go into details but said that it will give more information as it becomes available.

    ​Ireland's National Ambulance Service said it had been unaffected and was operating as normal, SkyNews reported.

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