Wednesday July 15, 2020

Off Message: Don’t like queues? Get in line

The new reality means queues, lots of them, and it’s a test of character – so you’d better limber up

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
14th June, 2020
People queueing outside Ikea in Dublin as it reopened last week: if queuing is a test of stoicism, resilience and good nature, sometimes it’s a test which we all struggle to pass. Picture: PA

What’s the one thing you’re most looking forward to about exiting lockdown in the coming weeks?

Apparently – at least if you believe the social media videos – what many people have missed is a really big queue. Why on earth did any of us think we needed fancy hotel breaks or St Patrick’s Day parades to keep us sweet? If the good denizens of Dublin are to be believed, a...

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