Miriam Lord: Like a hospital, Stephen Donnelly under pressure but not overwhelmed

Timelines and clashing accounts as Minister levels on Nphet

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has told the Dáil that he informed the Taoiseach of a conversation he had with CMO Dr Tony Holohan about the possibility of moving the State to Level 4 Covid restrictions before a Nphet meeting on October 4th.

Stephen Donnelly sounded sick as a small hospital in Ireland on Thursday: under serious pressure but not overwhelmed.

Yet.

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