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''Go back into lockdown, delayed reopening, that is not a long term solution...''

It seems that there will be no major easing of the remaining Covid-19 restrictions until the end ...

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17.32 19 Aug 2021


''Go back into lockdown, delayed reopening, that is not a long term solution...''


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17.32 19 Aug 2021


It seems that there will be no major easing of the remaining Covid-19 restrictions until the end of September, to allow students in schools and colleges to return to classrooms.

The Government is drafting a new plan for fully reopening the country, which will be published at the end of the month.

Meanwhile, Minister for Arts Catherine Martin’s request to attend a key meeting of political leaders to discuss reopening the arts industry her been rejected.

Jack Horgan Jones, political reporter, Irish Times and Jack Lambert of the UCD School of Medicine, joined Kieran to discuss...

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