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Martin banks on new Covid plans as FF hits record poll low

Government to announce €600 million winter health package

Daniel Murray

Business Reporter

@danieltmurray

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent

@aiden_corkery

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
13th September, 2020
Taoiseach Micheál Martin‘s leadership of his party is likely to come under further scrutiny as Fianna Fáil’s support has dropped from 15 per cent in May to 10 per cent, its worst ever result in a Business Post/Red C poll

The government is set to launch a €600 million winter funding package and allow 5,000 spectators attend Croke Park and Aviva Stadium matches as part of plans to manage the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.

It is set to establish a new oversight group to examine and assess the practicality of recommendations from the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet) before they reach cabinet.

There are also proposals for a testing system to be established in every county...

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