Wednesday September 23, 2020

The cost of lockdown will be severe for businesses in the restricted counties

In Kildare, many are grateful that the lockdown isn’t a return to square one, but there is anger that actions weren’t taken to prevent it in the first place

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
9th August, 2020
Tom McDonnell and Jimmy ‘Super Hawk’ Murphy in Newbridge in Kildare. Picture: Barry Cronin

I spent Friday morning with my family in a hedge maze in Prosperous, a town near my home in Newbridge.

The thing about a maze is that for all your best efforts at orienteering, you get lost far more than you expect. That’s the fun of it; that mild and growing frustration as it bedevils you at every turn. Two steps forward, one step back.

It was enjoyable for its rarity. After nearly...

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