Dr Ciara Kelly Opinion Pull of the pint may yet prove lethal amid a new wave of fear
With this pandemic, the fear comes in waves. We were terrified in the beginning about what it might do to us. Then complacency set in as the numbers stabilised and lockdown dragged on. When we hit June 29, people were ecstatic about getting their hair done and meeting their pals for a meal. Now the fear is back: we've heard stories about Americans taking over Killarney; we've seen throngs having takeaway pints on the streets and exiting parties from houses so tiny yet so full they must be like a Tardis inside.