School can't be out forever - lockdown is driving parents bonkers

Risks are low for children and teachers, argues Mary McCarthy

Mary McCarthy at home with her children John (11), Dermot (7) and Aris (3). Photo: Mark Condren

Mary McCarthy

Along with every parent I know, my blood ran cold reading the latest public health guidance on reopening schools because, instead of a sense of urgency and determination, zero reassurance was offered.