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Profile: Ronan Glynn: Young doctor from GAA family at centre of increasingly controversial Covid battle

Holohan's 'apprentice' earns respect of medical peers and politicians

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Ronan Glynn takes questions in his role as acting chief medical officer. Photo: Gareth Chaney, Collins

Ronan Glynn takes questions in his role as acting chief medical officer. Photo: Gareth Chaney, Collins

Ronan Glynn takes questions in his role as acting chief medical officer. Photo: Gareth Chaney, Collins

Ronan Glynn was nervous. It was the start of April, Ireland was in a state of anguish and anxiety over Covid-19.

Tony Holohan, the chief medical officer, was in hospital undergoing tests unrelated to the virus. Dr Glynn, as his deputy, was taking over the daily Covid-19 briefing.


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