10 Aug 2022

UPDATE: Walk-in booster clinics in Leitrim and Sligo over the New Year Bank Holiday weekend

Covid-19 booster shots 'not yet appropriate' for general use, experts claim

Covid-19 booster shots

The following walk-in clinics are taking place in the Sligo and Carrick on Shannon Vaccination Centres over the bank holiday weekend for anyone aged 30 and over who is eligible for a booster vaccine. There is no appointment needed:

Sligo Racecourse Vaccination Centre

·       Friday 31 December - 8.30am to 7.30pm

·       Saturday 01 January - 8.30am to 7.30pm

·       Sunday 02 January -  1pm to 7.30pm

·       Monday 03 January – 5.30pm to 7.30pm

Carrick on Shannon Vaccination Centre, Primary Care Centre

·       Sunday 02 January – 8.30am to 7.30pm

To be eligible for a booster vaccine, you must have reached the interval of at least 90 days since your second dose vaccine or single dose Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine before coming to a walk-in clinic.

If you have had COVID-19, you can now get your booster dose vaccine 3 months after your positive test result.

Book an appointment

If you are eligible for a booster dose you can now go to and select from a list of vaccination centres around the country and book your own booster appointment for a date and time that suits you.

To book an appointment for a booster vaccination go to and search ‘book booster’ or click here:

The online appointment booking system is being updated regularly to include additional dates.

Scheduled Appointments

The vaccination centre is also running scheduled appointment clinics and anyone who receives an invitation by text is asked to come to the appointment if possible or reply to the text message to reschedule.

There is a separate queue for people with scheduled and booked appointments and this queue is prioritised.

To continue reading this article for FREE,
please kindly register and/or log in.

Registration is absolutely 100% FREE and will help us personalise your experience on our sites. You can also sign up to our carefully curated newsletter(s) to keep up to date with your latest local news!

Register / Login

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.