Colin Murphy: Covid-19 crisis sparks a disturbing sense of déjà vu
Comment: Our government’s missteps during the current pandemic mirror those made during the financial emergency a decade ago
This time ten years ago, Ireland was grappling with the second surge of a very different kind of contagion. As we mark the tenth anniversary of the EU/IMF bailout this coming Saturday, it sometimes seems like there is an eerie synchronicity between that crisis and this.
The rapid onset of the Covid-19 pandemic last March exposed European unpreparedness. Cohesion collapsed as countries scrambled to devise their own solutions in much the same way...
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Susan O’Keeffe: Public wants clarity, not false promises, from government
Stephen Donnelly may be pledging more than he can deliver on vaccines while the new Living with Covid plan is short on detail and has brought more confusion. We deserve better
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Tackling climate change and Covid-19, and trying to prevent conflicts, are key goals
Nadine O’Regan: Vaccine envy is a terrible thing to taste
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Emer McLysaght: Meeting the many manifestations of lockdown madness head on
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