A walk-in Covid-19 test centre in Balbriggan. File photograph: Alan Betson

Milford in Co Donegal remains the worst Covid-19 hotspot in the State with rates almost four times the national average. The local authority area for(...)

A walk-in Covid-19 test centre in Balbriggan. File photograph: Alan Betson

Seven new walk-in Covid-19 testing centres will open across the country in the coming days. Two facilities will open in Dublin, with a centre at the (...)

Ballymun-Finglas was in second position, up from fourth last week. File photograph: The Irish Times

The Ongar electoral area in Dublin has the highest rate of Covid-19 coronavirus infection in the State, with the number of infections there running at(...)

“I went from not being able to run around the block without wanting to keel over, to running my first 10-mile road race last Sunday” .

When some of your earliest memories are seeing horses walk up the driveway, stables out the back, spending days at a time at the Curragh and Phoenix P(...)

Depop is ‘a little bit eBay and a little bit Instagram’. Photograph: Getty Images

A few weeks ago, I was mindlessly flicking through Instagram when I spotted an influencer wearing a fabulous white dress with a voluminous collar and (...)

Gardaí attended the scene at Thomas Street at 7.30pm where a man in his 30s was discovered with an apparent stab wound.

A man in his 30s has been arrested by gardaí investigating a stabbing incident in Newbridge, Co Kildare on Wednesday. Gardaí attended the scene at T(...)

Kathleen Lonsdale: the pioneering scientist, pacifist and prison reformer was born on January 28th, 1903, in Newbridge, Co Kildare

Kathleen Lonsdale, X-ray crystallographer, pacifist and prison reformer, was an outstanding scientist who had a number of firsts for female scientists(...)

The manufacturing facilities across the State’s pharma sector are not equipped to make the Covid-19 vaccine and it would take years for them to be repurposed to make vaccines. Photograph:   AFP via Getty Images

Ireland has a major drug manufacturing sector, with most of the world’s top biopharma companies operating here, but turning to Covid-19 vaccine produc(...)

Michael Cronin: erudite, with a fund of stories and anecdotes, laced with a fine line in self-deprecation, you departed Michael’s company enriched by the conversation.

Michael Cronin died in his 91st year recently on January 5th. He had many facets to a long and productive life, not least part of that group of us, or(...)

The scene of the rescue in Co Limerick. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

Gardaí rescued a woman who was trapped inside her car which had gone into the River Deel in Co Limerick and was filling with water at the weekend. Sh(...)

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