Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

28 May 2020 Edition

There is a better Ireland for us all

28 May 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic created a vocabulary of its own. Terms like ‘flattening the curve’, ‘social distancing’, ‘lock down’, ‘face masks’ and ‘the new normal’ filled our conversations. One term stood out. It was the fact that when it comes to tackling Covid-19, Ireland is one ‘epidemiological unit’. Partition is meaningless when confronting the Coronavirus, as it is for creating an environmental strategy, as it should be when it comes to planning for health, education, agriculture, housing and infrastructural development. Free article

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