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Taoiseach will be 'having a pint over the weekend'

Taoiseach Micheal Martin indicated that Ireland has moved beyond the emergency phase of the Covid-19 pandemic, but said that the pandemic is not over.

Speaking on the restrictions lifting on Saturday morning, he joked about going for a pint this weekend. In the same conference , Tanaiste Leo Varadkar sets out the Government's rationale behind the major easing of Covid-19 restrictions, as well as what it means for pandemic support payments.

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