Priorities

 

Sir, – On January 6th, as Covid cases reached record levels, the Government announced the latest lockdown, which will see our schools closed and 500,000 workers in receipt of the pandemic unemployment payment.

What does it say about our country that, twice in the course of his press conference dealing with the new restrictions, the Taoiseach was requested to deal with the burning issue of takeaway pints? – Yours, etc,

PAT O’BRIEN,

Crossmolina

Co Mayo.