Editorial view: Clarity is needed at the end of a grim year
The continuing uncertainty over when businesses can fully reopen after months of inactivity is helping no one
Hopes for a brief Christmas reprieve from the relentless nature of the Covid-19 pandemic were dashed last week in spectacular style.
In many ways, things couldn’t have gone worse in the week before Christmas. New Covid-19 infections grew at a speed described by health officials as “frightening”, while a new and seemingly more infectious strain of the virus was confirmed as already circulating in Ireland.
The identification of this new strain...
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Editorial: Working from home won’t suit everybody in a changing world
The government should tread carefully as it brings in new legislation to give employees the right to remote working
Editorial: Mother and baby homes report reminds us of ideals betrayed
The Commission must not allow Church and state to shirk responsibility for the woman-hating ‘gulags’ of modern Ireland
Editorial view: Roll out vaccine swiftly, and support business in the meantime
Our government must ensure the vaccine roll-out is as quick and seamless as in other comparable nations – and help businesses to survive in the meantime
Capitol attack signals moment of real danger for US democracy
The assault on the seat of government by a mob encouraged by its own president is not only a disgrace for the US, but a warning of a moment of true peril