Christy O’Malley (83)    died from coronavirus on March 30th

Family of coronavirus victim says pandemic's impact on grief is often overlooked

Gardaí from Henry Street in Co Limerick were on patrol when they stopped and searched a car in the Castleconnell area

Woman and man in 40s arrested; army take suspected pipebomb away for examination

Robbie Lawlor (36), who was closely aligned with one faction in the Drogheda gang feud, was shot in the head outside a house in the Ardoyne area of north Belfast on Saturday.

Police believe Lawlor was killed after travelling to Belfast to enforce a debt

A Garda spokesman said a file will be prepared for the coroner and a postmortem will take place in due course

Conor Campbell was fatally injured after falling from trailer on farm in Tulsk

Stock image of Ballina and the River Moy in Co Mayo. Photograph: iStock

Louie Chen went missing from his home in Co Mayo town on Sunday and was found in a stream

The scene at the junction of Queen St and Benburb St. Photograph: Twitter

One person is injured following incident that blocked intersection of Queen St and Benburb St

The study was led by DCU and the Insight SFI Research Centre for Data Analytics, in partnership with the GAA.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A child’s perception of abilities was a greater determining factor than their actual abilites

Tony McGrath (76) ‘cocooning’ at his home in Drumcondra, Dublin. Cocooning is now required for everyone over the age of 70 as a measure to limit the spread of Covid-19. Photograph: © Fran Veale

The fight against coronavirus includes rigorous new ways of living our lives

It is understood that the man is a security guard and he suffered knife wounds during the altercation.

The incident occurred just before 4:30pm on Saturday afternoon

Ciara Devon: If you know in yourself that you need something more to do, then there are so many options out there”

Student teacher acts as childcare worker for nurse who is working on the front line

Andrew McGinley with his children Conor (9), Carla (3) and Darragh   (7). Photograph: An Garda Síochána

Andrew McGinley’s three children were found dead at their home in January

The healthcare worker who died worked in the east of the country. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Three more deaths and 302 new cases confirmed in the State on Friday

Last week the National Off-Licence Association told its members off-licences were acting as a ‘vital cog’ in the community. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Standalone off-licences among list of ‘essential’ retail services in Republic

Danny’s Pitches in Mulhuddart, Co Dublin, where car tyres created deep ruts in the turf.

Fingal County Council has been forced to close the pitches ’on safety grounds’

The responders are volunteers trained by the Health Service Executive’s national ambulance service to help patients during cardiac arrest, stroke or choking. Photograph: iStock

Trained volunteers advised to only attend cardiac arrest or choking during pandemic

Archbishop Eamon Martin said that the Catholic Church is ‘committed to offering prayer, solidarity and compassion in our society’.

Bishops and priests will lead ceremony from their homes, cathedrals and churches

Nala instructors will move from face-to-face provision to online and over the phone assistance.  Photograph: iStock/Getty Images

Online courses are also available on the National Adult Literacy Agency website

As of 6pm on Friday, all Ikea stores across Ireland and the UK will be temporarily closed

Knock Shrine staff to be laid off; Citylink to cancel all bus services; Abbey Theatre closes

Ballybunion, Co Kerry. The settled spell looks set to continue through Tuesday. File photograph: The Irish Times

Met Éireann says dry spell looks set to continue through to Tuesday

School closures could be extended into April or May, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Leaving and Junior Cert oral and practical exams were cancelled on Thursday due to pandemic

Ellen Kenny, Longford: ‘I think cancelling the orals was the best option in this strange situation.’

Leaving Cert students’ reaction to the decision to cancel oral and practical exams

Irish citizen Róisín O’Rourke  is stranded in Peru due to travel restrictions linked to the coronavirus pandemic.

South American country shut borders on Monday in attempt to stop Covid-19 spread

Restrictions on socialising and mass gatherings linked to the coronavirus have resulted in an increase in alcohol sales in off licences. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

One operator says customer volumes ‘like Christmas again’ but others opting to close doors to be safe

Taxi drivers are being advised to regularly disinfect their cars and opt for card payments where possible, in a bid to protect themselves and their passengers from coronavirus. File Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Covid-19 hitting sector particularly hard, with most drivers reporting decline in users

A drive-in clinic in Seoul, South Korea, on Monday. A California medical group is also offering drive-in testing. Photograph: EPA

At-home testing for coronavirus in Ireland takes about one hour per patient

File image of the Celebrity Eclipse cruise ship. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Department of Foreign Affairs confirms it is helping ‘a number of’ citizens stuck on ship

  Darkness Into Light event in Clontarf, Dublin in aid of Pieta House in 2019.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The postponement will result in a ’significant funding gap’ for suicide-prevention charity

A paramedic oseals a COVID-19 coronavirus disease screening test kit during a response training exercise in the central Israeli city of Kiryat Ono. Photograph: Jack Guez/AFP

Health services have new electronic process to allow GPs to order tests

Michael D Higgins: ‘We must commit to working in a spirit of solidarity and co-operation.’ Photograph: Maxwells

President reassured by generous spirit in evidence across communities in Republic

Most religious services across the State are being cancelled or restricted in light of the Government’s recommendations on reduced gatherings due to coronavirus.Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Some Catholic services are to be live-streamed or aired on radio

Paul Murphy TD at a press conference on Thursday calling for price controls on essential hand sanitiser and face masks. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Wholesale price of the products have risen by up to 500 per cent in some cases

Richard Quinlan, chief ambulance officer for north Leinster demonstrating how the test for coronavirus Covid-19 is performed. Photograph: Alan Betson

Over 400 at-home tests were carried out during first five days of the programme

A 2019 photograph of the Dublin Tech Summit in the RDS in Dublin. This year’s festival has been postponed following advice in relation to the coronavirus. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Organisers of a number of events decide to reschedule following advice on outbreak

The scene of the fatal accident near Ballyshannon where a young man died. Photograph: North West Newspix

The incident occurred at approximately 11.30pm on Tuesday night

Former students discuss their experiences in business school

Mid-term review of the National Disability Inclusion Strategy (NDIS) 2017 – 2021, published  by the Minister of State with responsibility of disability issues, Finian McGrath. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins

Actions part of mid-term review of National Disability Inclusion Strategy (NDIS) 2017 – 2021

The Duchess of Cambridge tries her hand with a hurl and sliotar  as part of her visit to Salthill Knocknacarra GAA Club in Galway. Photographs: Aaron Chown/PA Wire

William and Kate go head-to-head in GAA shoot-out in Salthill

The Duke of Cambridge juggles during a special event at the Tribeton restaurant in Galway. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

William and Kate's itinerary includes a walk around Galway city

Four in five cycling injuries occur on urban roads and more than half happen at junctions, according to research from the Road Safety Association. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

Road Safety Authority study says most cyclists hurt during peak commuter times

Britain’s Prince William sings a visitors’ book next to his wife Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, as they meet President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina, at Áras an Uachtaráin in Dublin. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

Britain’s Prince William and Kate Middleton finish first day of visit at Guinness Storehouse

Members of Lucan Roller Hockey Club and Southside Roller Hockey Club training in Lucan at the weekend. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Organisation, which has never had a claim, is denied cover

Sea foam spills on shore as Storm Jorge hits Clogher Strand in Co  Kerry in this screen grab obtained from a social media video. Photograph: Ruth Uí Ógáin via Reuters.

Status yellow snow/ice warning in place until Monday morning

HSE staff who are activating the public awareness campaign for Covid-19 (coronavirus) in the baggage hall of Terminal 2 at Dublin Airport.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Sign of peace is to be suspended at Masses and holy water fonts emptied

As the matter came to the attention of the garda within 24 hours, detectives identified the hotel room where the attack is said to have taken place and raided it. They took away items for examination as part of the investigation.

Video footage said to be of the attack was sent around a group of people on Snapchat

President Michael D Higgins with Jemin Joseph, Monika Kucharczyk, Confidence Onweke, Adelina Hmelevska and Megan Fleming at the climate change conference A Just Transition in Maynooth University on Thursday. Photograph: Maxwell

President says he flies commercially and takes train in effort to reduce carbon

The health and safety watchdog Hiqa found Fuschia Services centre in Co Roscommon was not adequately resourced to provide a safe service to residents. File photograph: iStock

Unannounced inspection by Hiqa identified issues with restraining methods and medication

Gareth Kelly (39) was fatally stabbed at Brownsbarn Wood estate, in Kingswood near Citywest early on Tuesday morning. Photograph: Garda Press Office

Suspect in her 30s arrested after Gareth Kelly (39) was fatally injured at housing estate

An oak tree will draw down enough carbon to offset 198 flights from Dublin to London in its lifetime. Photograph: Getty Images

One oak will draw down enough carbon to offset 198 flights from Dublin to London

Gardaí­ are appealing to anyone who may have information regarding either crash to contact them. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Man (40s) dies after suspected collision with ditch in Wicklow; motorcyclist (32) dies in Kilkenny

Mary-Kate Slattery. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Boxer Mary-Kate Slattery and Hurdler Thomas Barr on mental health benefits

Jim Connolly  with his dog Judy in his flooded back garden on his farm in Newtownflood, outside Athlone, Co Westmeath. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

Farmers in flood-hit areas of the midlands say their situations are being ignored

The NCH receives approximately €2.8m in State funding per year. Photograph: Mark Stedman

Principal venue for classical concerts in Republic records a loss in excess of €41,000

Clíona Saidléar of the Rape Crisis Network called on the State to show it is ‘willing and able to protect survivors who come forward’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Threats in court could have detrimental effect on other victims – Rape Crisis Network

To date Hiqa has had to request six nursing homes  to reduce the number of residents they take in to secure re-registration.

Majority of centres that require capital investment are either operated or funded by the HSE

A wind map from midday on Friday showing the  movement of Storm Dennis off the west coast of Ireland. Image: Magicseaweed

Two yellow weather warnings are in place until Saturday

Alan Mulroy, owner of Mulroy’s Londis, said he was “speechless” having learned he had sold the winning ticket.

Winner came forward to the National Lottery on Friday morning

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar speaks to media outside the European Financial Forum 2020 at Dublin Castle on Wednesday. Photograph: Alan Betson

Taoiseach says politics is ‘volatile’ and can change again quickly and ‘in our favour’

 Clinical guidelines to establish how best to treat those who self-harm was identified as a method to facilitate effective GP care.  Photograph: Thinkstock

Limited consultation times and alternative therapy shortages a barrier to care say GPs

Most adults believe education for under-fives is as important for children over the age of five. Photograph: Getty Images

Majority say they want new government to prioritise investment in childcare

Green Party Leader Eamon Ryan had government formation discussions with the leaders of Sinn Féin, Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael on Wednesday morning, and was due to meet with the Labour Party on Wednesday afternoon.  Photograph: Collins

Greens want to work with parties serious about climate action and biodiversity loss

The former Taoiseach Brian Cowen is  making “slow and steady progress”, his wife said. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Wife says former Fianna Fáil taoiseach hopes to be able to return home in near future

   Former Supreme Court judge Catherine McGuinness and Senator Ivana Bacik, with photographs from the 2015 Yes Equality campaign, at the National Library of Ireland, Dublin.  Photograph: Tom Honan

More than 6,000 photographs and videos have been included in the collection

 Simon Harris retained his seat in Wicklow for the third consecutive election.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Wicklow – Elected on 15th count

 Marc MacSharry. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Sligo-Leitrim – Elected 15th count

Brendan Griffin: was first elected to the Dáil in 2011.

Kerry – Elected sixth count

Brian Leddin

Limerick City – Elected 9th count

Danny Healy Rae: continues a proud family tradition of representing Kerry in Dáil Éireann: Photograph: Alan Betson

Kerry – Elected sixth count

Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae has been a loud opposing voice to tighter rules and regulations on drink-driving. Photograph:  Tom Honan

Kerry – Elected on first count

Robert Troy: Fianna Fáil TD has been party spokesman on a number of portfolios since he was first elected to the Dáil in 2011. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Longford-Westmeath – Elected 10th count

Fine Gael TD Peter Burke retained his seat and will continue to serve as a TD in the Longford-Westmeath constituency for a second term. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Longford-Westmeath – Elected on 10th count

Norma Foley: In the year 2018/2019  she served as mayor of Kerry. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

Kerry – Elected eighth count

Carol Nolan. File photograph: Tom Honan

Laois-Offaly – Elected 11th count

 Seán Fleming (centre)

Laois-Offaly – Elected 11th count

Charlie Flanagan. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Laois-Offaly candidate elected on 10th count

Almost 2,000 websites containing child abuse material will be blocked in Ireland under a new agreement between the Gardaí and internet service providers.  Photograph: iStock

Internet users will be redirected to a Garda ‘stop’ page when trying to view illicit material

Jackie Cahill: he  says he is a “tough negotiator” for farmers. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Tipperary – Elected on the ninth count

Dara Calleary. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Reuters

Mayo candidate elected on the seventh count

Denis Naughten TD. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Roscommon-Galway – Elected 5th count

 Fianna Fáil’s Barry Cowen. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Laois-Offaly: Elected on 8th count

Labour TD Alan Kelly  was publicly backed by health campaigner Vicky Phelan   in the election. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Tipperary – Elected on ninth count

Mattie McGrath’s catchphrase ‘getting the work done’ has become almost synonymous with his brand. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Tipperary – Elected on the eighth count

James Browne (centre): As Fianna Fáil’s spokesman on mental health, he particularly focused on waiting lists for the children and adolescents’ mental health service.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Wexford – Elected on the eleventh count

Thomas Byrne: an articulate and combative speaker. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Meath East – Elected on the seventh count

Helen McEntee’s Brexit work was commended by Donald Tusk, president of the European People’s Party, who called her an ‘exceptional diplomat’. Photograph Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Meath East – Elected on the seventh count

Fianna Fáil spokeswoman on older people Mary Butler. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Waterford candidate – Elected on seventh count

Brendan Howlin: has experience in two governments. Photograph: Garrett White/Collins Agency

Wexford – Elected 8th count

Peadar Tóibín was previously a TD with Sinn Féin and later established Aontu, a conservative, all-Ireland party campaigning for Irish unity. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Meath West candidate is elected on the sixth count

Damien English was elected to the Dáil in 2002 for the  Meath constituency and was, at 24, the youngest TD returned at that election. Photograph: Tom Honan

Meath West candidate is elected on the sixth count

Sheep feed during heavy snowfall in Roundwood, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Garry O’Neill

Status orange wind warning in force for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo, Clare and Kerry

 Fianna Fáil TD for Limerick City Willie O’Dea:  the party’s  spokesman on social protection, he has been vocal on pension eligibility, with his party pushing plans to outlaw contracts that force workers to leave their jobs at 65. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Limerick City – deputy elected on the second count

Sinn Féin TD Darren O’Rourke. Photograph:  Eric Luke

Meath East – Elected on second count

Sinn Féin TD Martin Kenny

Sligo-Leitrim – Elected on first count

  Sinn Féin TD John Brady

Wicklow – Elected on first count

Maurice Quinlivan been highly critical of the overcrowding crisis at University Hospital Limerick. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Limerick City candidate is elected on first count

Michael Fitzmaurice: Independent TD has robustly defended beef farmers

Roscommon-Galway – deputy elected on first count

Michael Lowry (Independent) was first elected to the Dáil in 1987. Photograph: Collins Courts

Tipperary – Elected on first count

 Imelda Munster: campaigner for local services elected in Louth for Sinn Féin

Louth – Deputy elected on first count

 Michael Ring: his network of loyal and hard working party activists ensure his high profile. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Mayo – Elected first count

Brian Stanley’s party profile says he maintains a ‘direct involvement in the ongoing campaign for Irish independence and all-Ireland integration’. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Laois-Offaly deputy elected on the first count

Sinn Féin TD David Cullinane. Photograph:  Lorraine O’Sullivan

Waterford– Elected first count

More articles