Ireland lifts most COVID curbs as Omicron infections fall

Ireland lifts most COVID curbs as Omicron infections fall

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Irish Prime Minister Michael Martin announced Friday most pandemic restrictions will be scrapped, including early closing times and other curbs on hospitality venues, declaring the country had “weathered the Omicron storm”. The stringent rules, beefed up last month as the variant prompted a surge of new infections—forcing nightclubs to close over…