Taoiseach says opening schools and creches could be one of the safest Covid19 restrictions to ease

The Taoiseach says it wouldn't be a good reflection on Ireland if we're one of the last countries to re-open schools and creches.

Leo Varadkar says allowing them to open their doors again could be one of the safest Covid 19 restrictions to ease.

It's after the health watchdog found children don't appear to be substantial contributors to the spread of the disease.

The Taoiseach says the re-opening of schools and childcare facilities will have to be done carefully:

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