Taoiseach willing to have an inquiry into nursing home deaths
Micheál Martin has previously indicated his opposition to a full-blown state inquiry into Covid-19 deaths
Taoiseach Micheál Martin is willing to have an “inquiry” into the state’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic once it is over.
He has been careful about his use of words because he had previously indicated his opposition to a full-blown state inquiry that would be hauling in government ministers, civil servants and health officials to attribute blame.
But, at leaders’ questions, Martin indicated a willingness to have an inquiry...
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