Sinn Fein president calling for Taoiseach to convene party leader meeting

Sinn Fein president Mary Lou McDonald is calling on the Taoiseach to convene a meeting of party leaders to discuss the handling and impact of the coronavirus here.

Deputy McDonald has cancelled public meetings since the outbreak began, after a case of the virus was confirmed at the school attended by her own children.

She says it's a worrying time for families all over the country and their concerns need to be addressed and answered: