| 11.4°C Dublin

Close

Premium


We must all strive to do our bit in face of the unknown

Editorial


Close

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during a visit to the UCD National Virus Reference Laboratory, University College Dublin, in Belfield, Dublin. Photo: Aidan Crawley/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during a visit to the UCD National Virus Reference Laboratory, University College Dublin, in Belfield, Dublin. Photo: Aidan Crawley/PA Wire

PA

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during a visit to the UCD National Virus Reference Laboratory, University College Dublin, in Belfield, Dublin. Photo: Aidan Crawley/PA Wire

The Taoiseach's speech elegantly dispensed with the myth that conventional approaches would suffice to ride out the two perfect storms we face.

Twin shocks of unprecedented intensity are about to disrupt our health and economic systems. But we are not passive observers in this, far from it.

Leo Varadkar has vowed to use "full resources to ensure that essential shops, workplaces and public transport can continue to operate".