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The teenager pleaded guilty to driving the car without insurance and driving the car without a driving licence on the night in question. Photograph: iStock

A teenager has pleaded guilty to dangerous driving causing the death of a 16-year-old girl who was killed when the car in which she was a front passen(...)

The surge in Covid-19 cases following Christmas hit the county particularly hard, says Catherine Donohue, manager of Mayo University Hospital. Photograph: Peter Murtagh/The Irish Times

A single storey, grey temporary building sits on the edge of the ambulance parking bay beside Mayo University Hospital (MUH) in Castlebar, with a whee(...)

Blacksod Lighthouse on the Belmullet peninsula, Co Mayo. The Belmullet electoral area has the highest rate of Covid-19 in the State. Photograph: iStock

Dr Keith Swanick’s car swings into the carpark of his modern, well-equipped family practice in Belmullet after yet another weekend house call – this t(...)

The recommendation is outlined in a report by scientists leading the on-going Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (Tilda). Photograph: Loic Venance/AFP via Getty

Regular aerobic or moderate exercise in weeks and months prior to Covid-19 vaccination can help improve antibody responses post vaccination in older p(...)

A coronavirus  billboard at the Beacon Hospital, Sandyford, Dublin. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The chief executive of the HSE Paul Reid has criticised the private Beacon Hospital in south Dublin for not signing up to an agreement to provide addi(...)

UK prime minister Boris Johnson:  The success of the vaccination process, depends on us not finding out the South African or Brazilian variants are vaccine resistant,” he said. Photograph:  Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

The National Health Service faces a “very substantial” risk of running out of intensive care unit beds, Boris Johnson has warned MPs. The British pr(...)

Mowlam Healthcare is also one of Ireland’s leading providers of Memory Care, a specialist service for people living with dementia.

Mowlam Healthcare, the State’s largest nursing home operator, is set to be taken control of by Dublin-based investment firm Cardinal Capital Group’s n(...)

Vanessa Job: “If my cancer was caught earlier, who is to say they might not have been able to stop it spreading?”

Sligo-based Vanessa Job was recovering reasonably well from bowel cancer diagnosed in 2018 when a spot on her liver was discovered in January 2020 dur(...)

Donald Trump disembarks from Air Force 1 upon arrival in  in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The US president is  maintaining that coronavirus numbers are going up because of “great testing”. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/via Getty Images

US president Donald Trump has defended his response to the coronavirus pandemic, as infection rates in the United States continue to rise, prompting f(...)

A man wearing a protective face mask walking past signage advising the use of face coverings. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The Department of Health has reported no new Covid-19 deaths and just six new confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease. The total number of deaths (...)

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