Radio review: Bordering on sense as coronavirus debate rages on

David Cullinane of Sinn Féin and Sammy Wilson of the DUP locked horns last week on Pat Kenny’s Newstalk morning show

Gardaí check for non-essential travel on the border: ‘An all-island solution is not about orange or green,’ David Cullinane told Pat Kenny last week. Picture: Getty

There was a lot of talk about borders last week, as the government continued to explore ways to curb the spread of coronavirus. When cabinet ministers met on Tuesday to discuss the extension of Level 5 restrictions, the open border between the Republic and the North was high on the agenda. How might travel between jurisdictions be policed and controlled? Is it politically possible to take an all-island approach to eradicating the virus from the ...