We must have a serious Covid-19 inquiry – not to assign blame, but to learn for the future
Among other things, the effects on mental health must be examined and a comparative analysis must be done with other countries
For quite some time, the Irish public has been promised a proper and serious inquiry into the state’s handling of the Covid-19 pandemic, which did untold damage.
Extraordinary decisions were taken since March 12, 2020, when then Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announced Ireland’s first lockdown. It was a moment of real emergency. We knew little of this virus and its potential to wound or kill us.
More than €32 billion in Covid-19 spending – all borrowed ...