23 July 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Michael Fisher

Monaghan natives living in Melbourne Australia, are among those coping with the coronavirus lockdown imposed earlier this month by the Victoria state government. The Northern Standard has been in contact with two of them, Bronagh McKenna from Truagh and Niall Bishop from Oram. They have been explaining how they have managed as the state closed its border to its neighbours in New South Wales (where Sydney is located).

Bronagh McKenna lives a few minutes away from the central business district of Melbourne. She works as a quality assurance controller in an agrifood company. She is a graduate of DIT, where she studied environmental health. She previously worked in a food safety role with Dunne’s Stores in Dublin. So she knows a lot about biosecurity and how important public health measures are when it comes to defeating the spread of coronavirus. Bronagh is a former pupil of Clara National School and Beech Hill College in Monaghan. She has a brother and sister in Dublin….

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