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Political ceasefire over as Sinn Féin and Labour fire pot shots at Government


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Leo Varadkar: Accused of causing 'anxiety and confusion'. Photo: Tony Gavin

Leo Varadkar: Accused of causing 'anxiety and confusion'. Photo: Tony Gavin

Leo Varadkar: Accused of causing 'anxiety and confusion'. Photo: Tony Gavin

The political ceasefire is over and partisan pot shots have become the norm in the coronavirus debate.

Everyone knew the cross-party consensus was not going to last and, much in the same way the public's tolerance has waned, political tensions have once again heightened.

The outbreak of the virus after the election resulted in a truce among the parties, and the Government was given space to implement measures to tackle the pandemic.