He says you'd need "the wisdom of Soloman" to make the difficult decisions on the virus.
A midlands junior minister says you'd need "the wisdom of Soloman" to make the difficult decisions on covid-19.
Gardaí are monitoring shops to ensure only essential items are being sold, as Ireland enters our second week of Level 5 restrictions.
Longford-Westmeath Fine Gael TD and Minister of State at the Department of Housing, Peter Burke, says the government is trying to strike a balance between getting the virus under control and keeping essential services open.
He's appealing to the public to be patient with the new restrictions: