Analysis: Stakes have rarely been higher as Ireland enters lockdown again
Despite the Taoiseach’s message of resilience, the country is facing one of the most crucial periods since it gained independence
Lockdown is back — but with extra carrots and sticks included.
Taoiseach Micheál Martin has confirmed that the country is moving to a level 5 lockdown while announcing key changes that should offer hope to some aspects of society but threatening punishment for those who don’t comply.
In a key step to avoid social isolation, adults living alone will be able to create a “social bubble” that will allow them to mix...
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