Lucinda Creighton: We have kept our side of the bargain, now our leaders must keep theirs

The public embraced the vaccine programme and its promise of an accelerated path to freedom, and so now our government must be resolute in following the only sane option of living with the virus

5th September, 2021
Lucinda Creighton: We have kept our side of the bargain, now our leaders must keep theirs
‘The Irish public was a willing partner in the vaccination strategy, with virtually no vaccine hesitancy since the jabs were made available.’ Picture: PA

Last week, the government finally announced the phased easing of almost all remaining Covid-19 restrictions. Weddings, gigs, sports fixtures and many more prohibited activities that we once took for granted will again become an essential part of our lives.

Industries that have been under siege for more than 18 months will begin to rebuild. This will be a slow and difficult process. Key to Ireland’s, and indeed the world’s, recovery is and will continue to...

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