Covid-19: Weary nation faces further lockdown into April

Inside Politics: Taoiseach tries to keep public’s spirits up by insisting ‘end is truly in sight’

Taoiseach Micheal Martin addresses the nation from Government Buildings. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography/PA Wire

Taoiseach Micheal Martin addresses the nation from Government Buildings. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography/PA Wire

Frazzled working-from-home parents of primary-school children rejoice - your four-to-eight-year-old little angels/terrors will be their teacher’s problem again from next week.

The perennially anxious mothers and fathers of Leaving Cert students can also celebrate as their teens will be back in their classrooms from Monday as well. And many pre-schoolers of non-essential workers can go back to their creches from March 8th.

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