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Statement from An Taoiseach Micheál Martin

An Taoiseach Micheál Martin said,
I would like to thank Dr. Holohan on behalf of myself and the people of Ireland for helping to guide this country through the COVID-19 emergency.  His work, experience and briefings helped people to understand the gravity of the situation facing us, while his calmness reassured us that if we followed the guidelines and advice we would overcome these great challenges together.
Every home in Ireland has come to know Dr. Tony Holohan.  His leadership during the pandemic has given us all confidence that the decisions being made are based on solid public health advice.  As a country we owe him and his family a great debt of gratitude.