Martin faces wave of Opposition charges amid latest Covid surge

Inside Politics: Uncomfortable weeks ahead for Coalition as broad political consensus cracks on Covid policy

Micheál Martin and Alan Kelly engaged in a war of words in the Dáil

Micheál Martin and Alan Kelly engaged in a war of words in the Dáil

Dithering, delay and indecision were Mary Lou McDonald’s charges; then Micheál Martin and Alan Kelly acidly told each other to “cool it” as their war of words deepened over just who said what about a quarantine carve-out for teachers.

There was no shortage of charges for Martin to face in the Dáil yesterday: slow on boosters, slow on antigen tests, slow to react to worsening Covid numbers, but ever so quick to cut the PUP. We can see where this is going.

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