Advertisement

The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Is A Second National Lockdown Imminent?

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly has warned that the country is at a "tipping point" and that we cou...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:42 PM - 27 Aug 2020



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

Is A Second National Lockdown Imminent?

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

5:42 PM - 27 Aug 2020

Listen to this episode



Health Minister Stephen Donnelly has warned that the country is at a "tipping point" and that we could be moving closer to a second national lockdown.

His comments come as NPHET is discussing the possibility of lifting restrictions in Kildare, having already done so in Laois and Offaly.

How bad would a second lockdown be for the economy, and what can be done to stop it from happening?

Priscilla Lynch, clinical editor with the Medical Independent, Tomás Ryan, Associate Professor of Biochemistry at Trinity College, and Neil McDonnell, CEO of ISME, joined us to discuss this.

Is A Second National Lockdown Imminent?

00:00:00 / 00:00:00


Read more about

Covid-19 Lockdown

Related Podcasts

Warnings For Dog Owners To Get...

00:08:48

Warnings For Dog Owners To Get Insurance For Personal Injury Cases

The Last Word With Matt Cooper

00:08:48


Last Word On Music

00:14:24

Last Word On Music

The Last Word With Matt Cooper

00:14:24


US With Cal and Marion

00:13:38

US With Cal and Marion

The Last Word With Matt Cooper

00:13:38


Tech Tuesday : Are Smartphones...

00:06:44

Tech Tuesday : Are Smartphones Making Us Forgetful?

The Last Word With Matt Cooper

00:06:44