Call For Undertakers To Be Higher Up Priority List For Vaccine

"People joke that we are the end of the line, but realistically we're on the frontline."

People joke that we are the end of the line, but realistically we're on the frontline. 

The words of Liam Whelehan, from Whelehan & Son Funeral Directors in Stradbally, who believes undertakers should be higher on the priority list for a vaccine. 

The current roll-out plan classifies them as general public, meaning it could be Autumn before they receive the jab.

Mr. Whelehan says the risks of being asymptomatic in his role are huge:

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