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Michelle O'Neill on possible 'circuit break' lockdown in Northern Ireland

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Michelle O'Neill on possible 'circuit break' lockdown in Northern Ireland

Michelle O'Neill on possible 'circuit break' lockdown in Northern Ireland

Michelle O'Neill suggest that the idea of a circuit break lockdown needs to beseriously considered by the Northern Irish executive.

She discusses prospectof 'circuit break' lockdown in Northern Ireland and admits executive'smessaging is confusing on new restrictions on domestic gatherings.


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Michelle O'Neill Michelle O'Neill Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland, Vice President of Sinn Féin


Northern Ireland Northern Ireland Part of the United Kingdom situated in the north-east of the island of Ireland, created 1921

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