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Should some counties be allowed to reopen?

There was widespread disappointment last evening when we heard there were almost 800 confirmed ca...

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19.25 22 Mar 2021


Should some counties be allowed to reopen?


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19.25 22 Mar 2021


There was widespread disappointment last evening when we heard there were almost 800 confirmed cases yesterday. 

It comes after the numbers appeared to have stabilised around 500 for the previous week or so, and questions being raised about any restrictions being lifted at all from April 5th. 

When looking at the county by county breakdown, and some counties like Leitrim and Kilkenny have been consistently good - should there be some freedoms given to people there? 

Kieran Cuddihy was joined by Colin Ahern, President of the Chamber of Commerce for Kilkenny, Colm McGrath, President of the Chambers of Commerce for Carrick on Shannon and Professor Aoife McLysaght from the Molecular Evolutionary Laboratory and Lecturer in Genetics, TCD, and a member of the Independent Scientific Advisory Group.


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