What the papers say: Sunday's front pages

What The Papers Say: Sunday's Front Pages What The Papers Say: Sunday's Front Pages
The country’s reaction to lifted Covid restrictions are the subject of Sunday’s front pages. Photo: NewsBrands Ireland
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The country’s reaction to lifted Covid restrictions and next steps in the pandemic are the subject of Sunday’s front pages.

The Sunday Independent reports that Covid ‘anxiety’ remains as the nation celebrates, with a quarter of the population nervous as the scale and speed of restriction removals comes as a “big shock”.

The Sunday Business Post meanwhile reports that Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has defended the ending of the wage subsidy scheme as he predicts a spending boom, saying the Government cannot subsidise the wage bill of some employers while others cannot find workers.

The Sunday Times says Government leaders are to begin talks within weeks on the appointment of an expert group to review the handling of the pandemic and report on lessons for future crisis management, and separately notes fears over a Russian navy drill.

The Irish Sun on Sunday, the Irish Mail on Sunday and the Sunday World lead with the incident that saw the body of an older man taken to a post office in Carlow in an apparent attempt to claim his pension.

In Britain, the front pages report on tensions within Whitehall and Downing Street, and carry new information about the situation in Ukraine.

The Sunday Times carries Muslim Tory MP Nusrat Ghani’s claim she was sacked as transport minister in 2020 due to her religion.


Boris Johnson was on a “war footing” with civil servants last night over a return to the office, according to The Mail on Sunday.

The Sunday Express gives its top spot to poll results showing 72 per cent of Britons want Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, stripped of his title.

Information released by British foreign secretary Liz Truss suggesting the Kremlin is planning a puppet regime in Ukraine is on the front of The Sunday Telegraph.

The Observer reports No 10 staff have had their swipe card data logged by the investigation into alleged lockdown parties in Downing Street.

Tony Blair has told The Independent the Labour Party must take “centre ground” now to win back the red wall.

Sunday People splashes a warning that rises in the cost of living will leave the poor to starve to death on its front page.

Celebrity Katie Price faces jail after breaching a restraining order, according to the Sunday Mirror.

And the Daily Star Sunday says Geordies are the Brits best prepared for the apocalypse.

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