Comment: Let they who have committed no Covid sin cast the first stone

The Galway party-goers harangued in the media deserved to be called out, but who among us doesn’t bend the rules sometimes?

4th October, 2020
Comment: Let they who have committed no Covid sin cast the first stone
An image from Twitter showing large numbers of students gathering in Galway on Monday night. Picture: Cllr Eddie Hoare via Twitter account

Personal responsibility. Now there’s a phrase.

It’s what we are all being urged to take, to play our part in the battle against the coronavirus. Government and health organisations will do their bit, but ultimately the responsibility is our own. Wash your hands, reduce your social contacts.

And the party-goers in Galway last weekend? What personal responsibility were they taking when they turned up in their hundreds at the Claddagh basin...

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