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Staying apart: Social distancing at the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin, yesterday. Photo: Steve Humphreys

Staying apart: Social distancing at the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin, yesterday. Photo: Steve Humphreys

Staying apart: Social distancing at the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin, yesterday. Photo: Steve Humphreys

There's a rude message scrawled in black marker across the base of the Spire on Dublin's O'Connell Street.

"Go home to f**k," it says, and it's underlined too.

It echoes Leo Varadkar's message to us all to stay at home to stop the spread of Covid-19 - albeit using less parliamentary language.