Covid

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The number of people passing through the Republic’s airports fell more than 80 per cent in 2020. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The swift reaction by governments in Europe and further afield to the emergence of a new Covid-19 strain in Britain highlighted once again the uncerta(...)

In a letter to the Government, the Nphet recommendedthat the hospitality sector should be allowed offer takeaway only services throughout December. Photograph: PA

The Government is due to agree to agree to allow restaurants and gastropubs reopen in December after a Cabinet sub-committee recommended the move on T(...)

 Tánaiste Leo Varadkar last night introduced a new issue into the discussions when he raised the question of travel across the Border during the Christmas period. Photograph:  PA Photo

Ministers and senior officials will finalise the plan to exit the lockdown and manage the pandemic over the Christmas period today in advance of a Cab(...)

Taoiseach, Michael Martin pictured during a visit to  Terminal 10 in Dublin Port, which has recently been upgraded with additional inspection rooms and cold storage facilities in preparation for Brexit. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography

The three Coalition party leaders met on Monday night and agreed that the country is on track to move out of Level 5 restrictions, however sources say(...)

Aerogen founder and chief executive John Power

Galway-headquartered medtech company Aerogen, which is developing a number of potential Covid-19 therapies, expects to surpass €100 million in revenue(...)

Chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan, according to a person who has worked with him, is not someone who accepts rejection with equanimity. If he does(...)

The meeting is being chaired by the Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tony Holohan, who has returned from an extended period of leave. Photograph: PA

The National Health Emergency Team has tonight recommended the State be moved to Level 5 restrictions for a period of four weeks to curb a sharp rise (...)

Croke Park director Peter McKenna said that to limit crowds at the stadium to 200 would be play them to all intents and purposes ‘behind closed doors’. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There are those who may be suspicious when a weekly columnist asserts that we have just been through the GAA’s most important week of the coronavirus (...)