Ireland to start reopening schools as it extends other Covid restrictions

By Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent8 days ago

Education and childcare prioritised in cautious lockdown roadmap after disastrous Christmas relaxation

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Ireland is to start reopening some schools next week but is extending other lockdown restrictions until April to prevent another explosion in Covid-19 cases.

The government has prioritised education and childcare in a cautious new roadmap out of restrictions after a disastrous relaxation before Christmas led to Ireland having the world’s highest rate of infection.

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