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Leo Varadkar Says We Should Open The Wet Pubs

Leo Varadkar has said that so-called wet pubs should be given the chance to reopen safely and show t...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:08 PM - 3 Sep 2020



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Leo Varadkar Says We Should Open The Wet Pubs

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:08 PM - 3 Sep 2020

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Leo Varadkar has said that so-called wet pubs should be given the chance to reopen safely and show they can abide by the rules.

The Tánaiste told the Fine Gael parliamentary party that other countries are living with COVID-19 "better than us" and he didn't know why Ireland should be the only country in Europe where pubs are closed.

Sinead O'Carroll, editor at The Journal.ie, and Daniel McConnell, political editor with the Irish Examiner, joined us to discuss this and some of the other COVID-related political stories of the day.

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