Comment: Rage sparked by golf debacle threatens nation’s health
Unity is desperately required as Covid-19 cases surge, but the actions of the Galway golf diners makes this dangerously difficult to achieve
Ireland has been catapulted into a new phase of this pandemic, one which was not part of the government’s five-stage plan. Once the rage phase was unleashed last week, it ran riot immediately and is without obvious end.
The Galway golf diners spelled out the inequality of the Covid-19 experience to the entire nation, and the debacle became the biggest straw to ever break the back of an already struggling camel.
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