Open for Christmas: what it might cost us
As the state reopens restaurants and shops, and lifts some restrictions for the festive season, public health experts are mulling what’s likely to come after a Christmas like no other
We‘ve had the stick: now it’s time for the carrot. Lockdown 2.0 is drawing to a close, and despite sharp differences in view between the public health experts and politicians, the government has decided to press ahead with the reopening of the economy and society.
Ireland now has one of the lowest 14-day incidence rates of Covid-19 in Europe, but is it simply a case of being the best of a bad...
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Comment: Welcome to the era of ‘pandemic pump politics’
There are lobby groups looking to get their members moved into the high priority vaccination groups, even if some of them are far from the front line
Foreign nurses prevented from coming to Ireland due to visa delays
Health staff from overseas who could relieve strain on under-pressure health system are being held up by new visa application process, according to a report
Susan O’Keeffe: Vaccination programme needs to be treated as a national emergency
Poor planning has beset Ireland’s fight against Covid-19 from the start, and we are still lacking