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'Impact of virus means the provision of a government can no longer be delayed.' Stock picture

'Impact of virus means the provision of a government can no longer be delayed.' Stock picture

'Impact of virus means the provision of a government can no longer be delayed.' Stock picture

With undertakers seriously considering the need to put funerals on hold, Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael appear to have belatedly rediscovered their sense of import.

The coronavirus epidemic has rapidly extended its reach into all aspects of social and economic life.

Strategic silences in order to gain traction in games of government one-upmanship were completely incongruous in a context of an escalating national emergency.