Maureen Bartee, associate director for global health security within the Center for Global Health at the CDC,  in Kazakhstan in 2007

Californian epidemiologist with Irish roots has helped Native American tribe deal with crisis

NSRF chief scientist Prof Ella Arensman stressed the focus of suicide prevention policy should be on targeted supports for priority groups. File photograph: Eric Luke

Researchers express concern over pandemic’s long-term impact on suicide and lack of real-time data

Kildorrery National School: ‘Everyone’s anxious to get back at this stage’

Delays in building works force Cork primary school off its grounds for more than a year

Walking On Cars playing in Dublin on New Year’s Eve 2013. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Kerry band say they are at ‘end of journey together’ and release final EP

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Eamon Ryan says such a measure would need agreement from Stormont and London

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People will not be covered if they travel to countries on safe list, insurers warn

The male Sowerby’s beaked whale in the Wicklow Harbour. Photograph: Irish Whale and Dolphin Group/Facebook

Mammal used to deep water of Atlantic became stranded off east coast on Saturday

The research was led by Dr Eve Griffin at the National Suicide Research Foundation (NSRF). Photograph: Getty Images

Call for formal guidelines after Northern Irish data shows early intervention ‘critical’

A means-tested grant scheme to support the replacement of lead pipes was introduced in 2016. File photograph: Frank Miller

Irish Water estimates 180,000 homes could be affected by the potentially harmful pipes

Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald takes part in the final TV leaders’ debate at the RTÉ studios in Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/AFP via Getty Images

Mary Lou McDonald made series of claims about measure in RTÉ leaders’ debate

The Minister for Housing published new rules on short-term lettings at the end of 2018, which came into force last July. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Is Fianna Fáil correct to claim Fine Gael is failing to provide resources to enforce laws?

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald speaks during an RTÉ leaders’ debate on January 27th, 2020. Photograph: Niall Carson/AFP/Getty Images

McDonald claimed Varadkar’s government and FG-Labour coalition made cutbacks

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Former Blue Peter and Sky Sports presenter Simon Thomas, whose wife died in 2017. After her death, Thomas recorded his feelings on his blog, A Grief Shared. That in turn led him to write Love Interrupted. Photograph:  Shirlaine Forrest/Getty Images

In a frank new book the former Sky Sports presenter tells how he coped after his young wife died

Martina Cox, wife of Liverpool fan Sean Cox, speaks during half-time at Anfield. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Meath man who suffered brain injury in assault last year attends victory over Manchester City

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Donohoe announces carbon tax rise and €1.2bn package to tackle no-deal scenario

Sorting votes at the Dublin count centre for European election at the RDS. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Varadkar refuses to rule out early general election while Green wave sweeps through locals

US first lady Melania Trump and US secretary of state Mike Pompeo present the 2019 International Women of Courage award to Sr Orla Treacy during a ceremony at the State Department in Washington, DC. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

Melania Trump presents Bray’s Sr Orla Treacy with prize for work in South Sudan

Snow drifts make roads virtually impassable in Rathmore, Co Kildare. Photograph: Niall Seargent

One Year On: Winter storm of 2018 delivered more snow than seen in decades

President Michael D Higgins makes his victory speech afterhis re-election was announced at Dublin Castle.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Casey polls strongly to finish second while voters back removal of blasphemy offence

Ireland captain Rory Best  lifts the Six Nations trophy after they clinched the Grand Slam by beating England 24-15 at Twickenham. Photograph: Will Oliver/EPA

President leads tributes to Grand Slam champions ahead of homecoming

Screengrab from video released by US army. Image: US army/Twitter

Footage of shamrocks superimposed on training drills raises eyebrows on Twitter

Bristol head coach  Pat Lam said he expects some household names to come through Bristol’s academy in the next five to 10 years. Photograph:  Harry Trump/Getty Images

Ex-Connacht coach is building a formidable side who are on way to returning to top flight

Met Éireann forecaster Evelyn Cusack points to the eye of the Ophelia storm during a meeting of the National Emergency Co-ordination Group in Dublin this morning. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

HSE appointments, Bus Éireann services, postal services and court sittings cancelled ahead of worst storm in 50 years

Brian Kerr, former Shelbourne player Stuart Byrne and FAI director of competitions Fran Gavin. Image: Screenshot from RTÉ’s ‘Soccer Republic’

Former Ireland manager says association’s strategic plan for league is ‘a load of bunkum’

The Lexicon library in Dún Laoghaire: new libraries are about moving from the role of book-lending service to community service

The service is changing to embrace technological and cultural advances

The European Court of Justice had already ruled the bar had not acquired the necessary “distinctive character”. Photograph: Wikimedia Commons

UK high court ruling means other companies can use coveted four-finger design

Support for Enda Kenny’s Fine Gael rose to 32 per cent in a Sunday Business Post/Red C poll. Photograph: Alain Jocard/AFP/Getty Images

Together Fine Gael and Labour up to 41% while Fianna Fáil and Independents fall

Several roads across the country  closed due to the conditions. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Status yellow wind warning in place as roads around the country close due to conditions

Virtual Hope Box: helps people understand and learn their negative behavioural habits in an effort to reverse them

A smartphone app that helps cope with negative thoughts has had 55,000 downloads

Damien Murtagh, inventor of Arckit: “The design possibilities are endless. One day you could be creating a basic structure, the next a complex home over four different levels.”

Arckit takes gold medal in US Parents’ Choice Awards...just in time for Christmas

 Former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan. The Fennelly interim report deals with Mr Callinan’s decision to step down in March last year. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Document deals with Callinan resignation as commission continues to investigate taping

The real warm weather from the south is due to arrive on Wednesday, bringing serious heat for the first time this summer. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Temperatures in mid-20s expected next week after weather clears on Sunday

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