Covid-19: Mandatory-quarantine legislation gets the Cabinet nod – finally

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Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly’s mandatory quarantine legislation was approved by Cabinet. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times.

Minister for Health, Stephen Donnelly’s mandatory quarantine legislation was approved by Cabinet. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times.

Beware of what you wish for. On Tuesday morning, we were told the Cabinet would green-light Stephen Donnelly’s mandatory-quarantine legislation and that it would be introduced into the Dáil.

But then it didn’t happen.

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