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Ireland Irish people stand in solidarity to share applause for healthcare workers

00:00  27 march  2020
00:00  27 march  2020 Source:   evoke.ie

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As the health service becomes increasingly stretched by the number of cases, the Similar events have taken place in other countries including India, where people took to their balconies and stood near open windows on Sunday to clap, clang metal vessels and ring bells to cheer emergency workers .

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There were moving scenes on Thursday night as people across the world took to social media to share their support of healthcare workers. A #ClapForOurCarers movement took over, with people across Ireland and beyond joining in solidarity at 8 pm to share a round of applause for the healthcare workers on the frontline in the fight against COVID-19.

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As the health service becomes increasingly stretched by the number of cases, the Similar events have taken place in other countries including India, where people took to their balconies and stood near open windows on Sunday to clap, clang metal vessels and ring bells to cheer emergency workers .

As the health service becomes increasingly stretched by the number of cases, the Similar events have taken place in other countries including India, where people took to their balconies and stood near open windows on Sunday to clap, clang metal vessels and ring bells to cheer emergency workers .

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In a clip from RTE, members of the Dáil and people around the country were shown giving a standing ovation to the members of the HSE who are working tirelessly to help others in this time of crisis.

Elsewhere on social media, videos emerged of people sharing their support to the health workers who are doing all they can to help.

Check out some of the truly special videos below:

 

It wasn’t just people in Ireland who got involved, as the royal family in the UK shared an adorable video of the Cambridge children Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis clapping their hands in solidarity.

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The royals said: ‘To all the doctors, nurses, carers, GPs, pharmacists, volunteers and other NHS staff working tirelessly to help those affected by #COVID19: thank you.’

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Check out more clips of the incredible moment of solidarity from around the world below:

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Airbnb offers 'heroic' NHS workers free homes during coronavirus outbreak .
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