We need strong government to tackle aftermath of virus
While this caretaker administration has put in commendable work, the danger of a global recession makes a new programme for government all the more urgent
The coronavirus has created a public health and economic crisis that will test the notion of national solidarity.
It is already causing severe financial hardship to businesses and workers who depend on the free flow of customers to earn their livelihoods. Pubs, shops, hotels, restaurants and more have seen the majority of their customers vanish overnight.
No administration takes the decision to shut down schools, colleges and creches lightly because it is so disruptive to...
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