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Alan O’Connor watches over his son, Glyn, in the Mater’s ICU. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni

The Irish Times spends a day in Dublin’s Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, where patients and staff are working their way through the pandem(...)

Chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan (right) and  Prof Philip Nolan, chair of the NPHET Irish Epidemiological Modelling Advisory Group. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Numbers can illuminate, or numbers can confuse. The true scale of Covid-19 deaths is contested globally. Equally so in Ireland, where mortality rates (...)

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 (...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris during a media briefing on coronavirus, in Government Buildings, Dublin, on Friday. File photograph: Photocall Ireland/PA Wire

Updated regulations which will list those business that can and cannot reopen from Monday will be signed over the weekend, Minister for Health Simon H(...)

Caring for the community: Louise Donohoe, Aoife Byrne and Aishling Byrne

2020 IS THE INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF THE NURSE AND MIDWIFE, AND THE PRESSURES ON THE PROFESSION HAVE NEVER BEEN GREATER When the World Health Organ(...)

An Irish forklift company have developed a new device called the Combi-Ventilate, to help ease ICU ventilator shortages during the coronavirus crisis. Screenshot: Combi-Ventilate

An Irish forklift manufacturer based in Monaghan has applied expertise in engineering and software design to develop a new “ventilator splitter” that (...)

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(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris during a press conference at the Department of Health in Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

Minister for Health Simon Harris has said there may be a need for “more stringest” checks at Irish airports as crisis teams are being sent into nursin(...)

Staff shortages in intensive care units could become an issue in the Republic if cases move into overflow beds. Photograph: Lucas Barioulet/AFP via Getty Images

The most critically ill coronavirus patients may not be treated directly by intensive care unit (ICU) medics due to staff shortages if cases exceed no(...)

In the US pressure to use split ventilators has built up in recent weeks, especially in New York state because ICUs were over-whelmed.

A team based in Galway has developed an adjustable split ventilator which can be used on two Covid-19 patients in intensive care at the one time. As (...)

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