As the scale of the public health emergency became clear as the Government recommended that schools, colleges and creches shut. On the Your Politics podcast the RTÉ team analyse the the dramatic announcement and look ahead to the potential effects.

Host Maggie Doyle is joined by Sandra Hurley, Paul Cunningham and David Murphy. 

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