Taoiseach to hold virtual meeting with Biden after testing positive for Covid-19

Martin is feeling well and is trying to arrange virtual attendance at different events he had scheduled for St Patrick’s Day in Washington

Taoiseach Micheál Martin at Science Foundation Ireland St Patrick’s Day Science Medal awards yesterday, with John and Patrick Collison from Stripe. Picture: Photocall

Taoiseach Micheál Martin is expected to attend a virtual St Patricks Day meeting with United States President Joe Biden today, after he tested positive for Covid-19 yesterday evening.

The Taoiseach is in Washington DC as part of the annual St Patricks Day diplomatic blitz conducted by Irish ministers around the world. It has been two years since the St Patricks Day trips abroad last happened, as the Covid-19 pandemic put a halt to the festivities ...