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HOW WAS IT FOR YOU? How was it for you? The Lockdown I mean. Depending on your point of view we are now at a watershed moment in the struggle with the Virus. The Emergency is not over yet by a long chalk. People are continuing to die and in large numbers. The total number … Continue reading HOW WAS IT FOR YOU? 2006 CLII
IRELAND “TODAY” The Virus is still with us. The numbers of dead have doubled since 21 April with 1446 dead in the Republic and 430 odd in the North as of 9 May, while worldwide the Virus has infected more than four million and killed 280, 000 plus, including a staggering 80,000 in the USA. … Continue reading IRELAND TODAY: 10 MAY 2020 2005 CLI
Taking Stock April 21 What are we to make of it, less than six weeks after the first Irish death on 11 March, particularly as the first tentative moves to re-open Europe’s economies are beginning? We now have 687 dead in the Republic and 207 in the North – almost 900 dead on the island … Continue reading TAKING STOCK 2004 (3) CL
Year of the Virus: An Easter Snapshot What follows is not my regular column, but a snapshot on Easter Monday 2020. Three months into the new decade and all bets are off. Perhaps the Doomsayers are satisfied at getting it right. Most of us are just hoping not to get it wrong! To borrow a … Continue reading YEAR OF THE VIRUS: AN EASTER SNAPSHOT 2004 (2) CXLIX