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...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Related Stories

Trinity to get HSE pop-up vaccination centre

Department of the Taoiseach spent €16.9 million on Covid-19 public communications in 2020

Ireland can’t boost its way out of pandemic, Nphet advisor says

One year on: what the experts say about how the pandemic will play out over winter