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What a mess: A diabolical press conference, Covid panic and TDs skittering like ninepins

Senan Molony


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Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly, TD. 
 JULIEN BEHAL PHOTOGRAPHY.

Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly, TD. JULIEN BEHAL PHOTOGRAPHY.

Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly, TD. JULIEN BEHAL PHOTOGRAPHY.

There have been many crazy days in Dáil Éireann, but this one was truly over the top.

A Health Minister spent the morning telling us all how to live with coronavirus - then appeared clobbered by his enemy in the afternoon.

And the Taoiseach and Tánaiste, who had flanked him at Dublin Castle - both former Health Minsters - were sent skittering like ninepins.