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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 (...)

An adaditional 1,083 people were tested in the last 24 hour period. Seventeen tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 4,696. Photograph: iStock

Three further coronavirus-related deaths were reported by the North’s Department of Health (DoH) on Friday, bringing the total number of fatalities re(...)

Louise Galvin’s rugby career is on hold at the moment as she works on the frontlines in ICU. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Louise Galvin commutes from her home in Lucan to Tullamore Hospital four times a week to work as a physiotherapist where her duties include assisting (...)

Nurses change bed clothes at the Mater Hospital Covid-19 recovery ward in Belfast. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The number of coronavirus-related deaths recorded by the North’s Department of Health (DoH) has risen to 506 after the department reported one further(...)

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

A healthcare worker has died after contracting coronavirus in the Republic. The Irish Times has learned that the healthcare worker worked in the east(...)

The contract to produce scrubs for front-line NHS staff in the North will enable O’Neills to begin manufacturing again at its factory in Strabane.

Strabane headquartered sportswear company O’Neills, which last week temporarily laid off 900 people, has confirmed it will move to manufacturing scrub(...)

Kimberly O’Connor (16) who was killed in car crash on Harbour View Road, Knocknaheeny, Cork city.

Gardaí investigating the death of a 16-year-old girl in a single vehicle car crash in Cork city on Wednesday night have appealed for a taxi driver who(...)

The staff who helped save Dr Farqad Alamgir at Dublin Airport

A UK-based consultant cardiologist who has spent decades saving the lives of others had his own life saved by paramedics at Dublin Airport after suffe(...)

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