Government must stop ‘floating kites’ in relation to schools

A Leitrim Councillor has accused the government of ‘floating kites’ in relation to making concrete promises as regards when schools can re-open


Manorhamilton MD Councillor Padraig Fallon says the Government should stop engaging in idle speculation on re-opening schools and colleges without having confirmation from medical experts


Earlier this week the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar that re-opening schools would be “among the safest things” that can be done in the next few months.


Cllr Fallon has called for further analysis of reports that suggest children are not substantially contributing to the spread of Covid-19 before setting out any timetable for schools to reopen: