By Alex Trelinski • 16 April 2020 • 16:06
IRELAND’S Prime Minister, Leo Varadkar, has said that any measures involved in relaxing the country’s lifting of the Covid-19 lockdown could take months to fully sort out.
The current lockdown period in Ireland runs until May, with Varadkar saying that there will be no massive immediate changes, even if there are some positive moves.
“I don’t yet know if we’ll be able to relax restrictions on May 5, but I do know that if we can at all, it is going to be gradual and happen over a number of months,” Varadkar told the Irish parliament.
“As we know from Asia, they may even need to be reimposed again as only a scientific breakthrough – a vaccine or an effective antiviral medicine – will truly allow life to go back to being as it was.”
Share this story
Subscribe to our Euro Weekly News alerts to get the latest stories into your inbox!
By signing up, you will create a Euro Weekly News account if you don’t already have one. Review our
Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *
Download our media pack in either English or Spanish.