Until now the opposition and Government have refrained from crossing swords on the Covid-19.
But there that truce came to an abrupt end as Sinn Féin's Mary Lou McDonald and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar traded blows in the Dáil.
At the same time, Fine Gael's relations with Fianna Fáil and the Green Party were better as government formation talks got underway.
On the Your Politics podcast presenter Paul Cunningham is joined by Aisling Kenny, Mícheál Lehane and Mary Regan.
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