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World 'A St. Patrick's Day like no other,' Irish PM speaks to nation

01:56  18 march  2020
01:56  18 march  2020 Source:   reuters.com

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By Padraic Halpin. DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland' s government will at some point advise the elderly and those with long-term illnesses to stay at home for weeks to try to save lives from the coronavirus, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on a St . Patrick ' s Day he described as being like no other .

Saint Patrick ' s Day , or the Feast of Saint Patrick ( Irish : Lá Fhéile Pádraig, lit. 'the Day of the Festival of Patrick '), is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March

a close up of a busy city street: General view in Dublin on St. Patrick's Day as public events were cancelled as the number of coronavirus cases grow around the world © Reuters/JASON CAIRNDUFF General view in Dublin on St. Patrick's Day as public events were cancelled as the number of coronavirus cases grow around the world

Ireland's government will at some point advise the elderly and those with long-term illnesses to stay at home for weeks to try to save lives from the coronavirus, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on a St. Patrick's Day he described as being like no other.

Varadkar delivered his first televised address to the nation since the arrival of the coronavirus on Feb. 29, using the national holiday to call for sustained action to slow the spread and to say that solidarity was needed at a time of national sacrifice.

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a person walking down a city street: A man wearing a face mask on St. Patrick's Day as public events were cancelled as the number of coronavirus cases grow around the world © Reuters/JASON CAIRNDUFF A man wearing a face mask on St. Patrick's Day as public events were cancelled as the number of coronavirus cases grow around the world

Ireland has 292 confirmed cases so far but Varadkar has said the government expects that to rise to at least 15,000 by the end of the month.

a view of a clock tower: The Father Mathew statue on O'Connell Street in Dublin is seen on St. Patrick's Day as public events were cancelled as the number of coronavirus cases grow around the world © Reuters/JASON CAIRNDUFF The Father Mathew statue on O'Connell Street in Dublin is seen on St. Patrick's Day as public events were cancelled as the number of coronavirus cases grow around the world

"This is the calm before the storm, before the surge and when it comes and it will come, never will so many ask so much of so few," Varadkar said in the 11-minute address.

"Many of you will want to know when this will be over. The truth is we just don't know yet. It could go on for months until the summer, so we need to be sensible in the approaches we take. I know this is causing huge stress to you and your families."

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a person walking down a street: A woman wearing a face mask on St. Patrick's Day as public events were cancelled due to the number of coronavirus cases grow around the world © Reuters/JASON CAIRNDUFF A woman wearing a face mask on St. Patrick's Day as public events were cancelled due to the number of coronavirus cases grow around the world

Ireland has closed schools, universities, bars and childcare facilities, and the main new policy flagged on Tuesday was the eventual "cocooning" of older people. Varadkar assured them that systems were being put in place to ensure they would have food, supplies and were checked on.

a group of people walking down the street: People wearing St. Patrick's Day related clothing as public events were cancelled due to the number of coronavirus cases grow around the world © Reuters/JASON CAIRNDUFF People wearing St. Patrick's Day related clothing as public events were cancelled due to the number of coronavirus cases grow around the world

He added that the damage to the economy, the fastest-growing in the European Union before the outbreak, would be significant and lasting, the bill enormous and that it may take years to pay.

The government will go beyond the 3 billion euro package put in place for health, social welfare and businesses as needed and the state has the capacity and credit rating to borrow billions of euros on financial markets if necessary, he said.

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St . Patrick ’ s Day observes of the death of St . Patrick , the patron saint of Ireland. The holiday has evolved into a celebration of Irish culture with parades, special foods, music, dancing, drinking and a whole lot of green.

St . Patrick ’ s Day is an official holiday in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, as well as the province of Newfoundland in Canada, which has a significant Irish population. However, the day is widely celebrated in the United States, Great Britain and many other parts of the world as well.

Varadkar is serving in a caretaker role while the country tries to form a new government following a Feb. 8 election. His Fine Gael party came third but is in the early stages of on-off talks to be part of the next administration.

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Dublin has had to cancel St Patrick ’ s Day parades before, most recently in 2001 during the Foot and Mouth Disease scare, but that didn’t Many groups of tourists were wandering around like motherless foals scarcely believing that things had got so bad that even the Irish were shutting the pubs on St

St . Patrick ’ s Day is a global celebration of Irish culture that takes place annually on March 17, the The Irish have observed this day as a religious holiday for over 1,000 years. On St . Patrick ’ s Day Enthusiasm for the St . Patrick ' s Day parades in New York City, Boston and other early American

Expressing his pride in his partner, two sisters and both their husbands who work in the health service, Varadkar, who is also a trained doctor, called on young people to ask their parents at least once a day what they can do to help them, to keep up on school work and phone their grandparents.

a close up of a busy city street: O'Connell Street in Dublin is seen on St. Patrick's Day as public events were cancelled due to the number of coronavirus cases grow around the world © Reuters/JASON CAIRNDUFF O'Connell Street in Dublin is seen on St. Patrick's Day as public events were cancelled due to the number of coronavirus cases grow around the world

"This is a St. Patrick's Day like no other, a day that none of us will ever forget. Today's children will tell their own children and grandchildren about the national holiday in 2020 that had no parties, no parades and instead saw everyone stay at home to protect each other," he said.

"In years to come, let them say of us, when things were at their worst, we were at our best."

(Reporting by Padraic Halpin; Editing by Chris Reese and Peter Cooney)

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