The Laois woman is a Labour rep in Yorkshire.
A UK Labour councillor - originally from Laois - is concerned at the British approach to easing lockdown.
Restrictions are being eased today, with the Prime Minister aiming to reopen primary schools and shops on June 1st.
Mountmellick's Olivia Rowley, a councillor in Yorkshire, is monitoring the situation in Ireland, through her family in Laois.
She's petrified at the thought of effects of restarting the county too soon:
Midlands 103 Coronavirus Blog: Some Non-Emergency Surgeries Can Resume https://t.co/xphBl5N0EN— Midlands103 (@Midlands103) May 11, 2020