Matt Cooper: The coalition of the unwilling fumbles its messaging yet again
It looks doubtful whether the majority of the public will have the patience for another nine weeks of this Covid-19 confinement
Last Thursday evening, I tweeted how Eamon Ryan, the Green Party leader, in an interview I had just conducted on the Tonight Show, refused to be drawn on a date for the beginning of the lifting of Level 5 restrictions.
At much the same time as I was pressing Ryan on the likelihood that it would most likely be the May bank holiday weekend, Taoiseach Micheál Martin was indicating to the Irish Daily Mirror that the...
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