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Between 80 and 90 per cent of cancer services were delivered as normal during the pandemic, but social distancing restrictions made it difficult to deliver a full service. Photograph: Getty Images

The number of cancer patients benefiting from experimental drugs will increase tenfold in the years ahead, a specialist has said. Professor Paul Bro(...)

Sir Henry McMahon: his demarcation line between Tibet and British India has long been a source of dispute between China and India

The recent dispute between the world’s most populous countries, China and India, has its roots in an agreement drawn up by the son of an Irish general(...)

Site of the dig. Photograph: City of Valladolid

On many occasions Vincent O’Donnell, a retired primary school teacher from outside Donegal town, has led family members on a melancholy pilgrimage to (...)

Irish company LetsGetChecked is developing its own coronavirus test that is designed to be carried out at home. Photograph: iStock

With more than four million cases and just under 300,000 deaths to date, the pressure created by the coronavirus pandemic is enormous. But Irish comp(...)

Due to coronavirus, individuals who die from the virus are placed in sealed body bags. File photograph: Getty

A hospital in the Midlands released the incorrect remains to the family of a loved one who had died, the HSE has confirmed. The incident, which occur(...)

Researcher Padraig Maher of the NUI Galway Inspire team demonstrates a new CPAP (Continuous positive airway pressure) hood developed in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Funding for 26 Covid-19 research projects following from “hundreds of ideas” by Ireland’s top scientists have been backed by the Government, as third-(...)

8.57pm: medical staff in full PPE stand outside the entrance to the triage tent at the emergency department of St Vincent’s University Hospital. Photograph: Alan Betson

Irish Times photographer Alan Betson spends a day with staff at St Vincent's hospital in Dublin as they deal with the coronavirus pandemic The p(...)

The 28-bed Maryborough Centre is in  St Fintan’s Hospital, Portlaoise, Co Laois. Photograph: Google Street

Eight residents in a Co Laois psychiatric centre have died from Covid-19 since the weekend. The HSE has confirmed that nine residents in the Maryboro(...)

William Howard Russell, the Dublin-born war correspondent, photographed in Crimea by Roger Fenton.

His epitaph in the crypt of St Paul’s Cathedral in London states: “The first and greatest war correspondent”. And while William Howard Russell, an Iri(...)

Prof Desmond Fitzgerald, president of UL, says it is likely the  campus will  be needed to assist health services. Photograph:  Alan Place

University of Limerick is likely to host a field hospital on its campus should health services become overwhelmed from the coronavirus pandemic over t(...)

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