The outbreak of the COVID-19 virus has triggered a global public health crisis. Although restricting the movement of people is a crucial step to contain the spread of the virus, it has resulted in a substantial contraction in economic activity.
The health crisis and the concomitant shutdown of a significant proportion of the economy are expected to result in a prolonged global recession, with severe and unprecedented impacts on the global economy. This infograph shows some of the impact COVID-19 has had on the Irish Economy.
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