Covid-19 arrived on Irish soil in early March 2020 and we are still living with the long-term effects of the pandemic 19 months later.
At the end of 2019, the Coronavirus pandemic took the world by surprise. Scientists worked long and hard over the past year to develop a sufficient vaccine, and they succeeded. But as the pandemic is slowly regressing due to the vaccination rollout programme taking place across the world, there are still other deadly illnesses that cannot be deterred by vaccination immunity.
In the year where PJ days went from an occasional luxury to an ubiquitous habit, the fashion industry suffered like never before.
While people are at home watching television more than ever in the last number of months, reality TV has had to take a knock due to coronavirus restrictions.
Overcrowded hospitals, exhausted doctors, misinformation, white masks and hazmat suits.