From top: cabinet sub-committee on Covid-19 this morning; St Patrick’s Parade in Dublin on March 17 last year
St Patrick’s Day parades have been cancelled in Dublin, Cork and Waterford today following concerns over the coronavirus.
The Cabinet Sub-Committee dealing with the Coronavirus decided to cancel the St Patrick’s Day Parade in Dublin after meeting this morning.
It follows an announcement from Cork City Council to cancel their parade.
More as we get it.
Earlier: Now Wash Your Brain
So last year 37,000 Americans died from the common Flu. It averages between 27,000 and 70,000 per year. Nothing is shut down, life & the economy go on. At this moment there are 546 confirmed cases of CoronaVirus, with 22 deaths. Think about that!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 9, 2020