CPE is spread person-to-person or through contact with contaminated surfaces.

August was the worst month yet for detections of an antibiotic-resistant superbug said to pose an “existential threat” to the health service. Monitor(...)

HSE chief executive Paul Reid said we are facing a ‘winter like none of us have experienced before’. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall

It would be “unconscionable” for a healthcare worker not to get the flu vaccine this winter, given the threat posed by Covid-19, HSE chief executive P(...)

Sara-Ann Simpson in her workshop at home where she runs her events business. The mother of four spent five days on a ventilator in Beaumont Hospital. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The sound of beeps bring Sara-Ann Simpson right back to the ward in Beaumont Hospital. “I can still hear them, the beep, beep, beep,” she said, recal(...)

The prison officer, who spent six days on a ventilator with Covid-19, has expressed concern about growing public complacency.

A 49-year-old prison officer, who spent six days on a ventilator with Covid-19, has expressed concern about growing public complacency, warning younge(...)

Ormiston, a detached three-bedroom bungalow on Putland Road, Bray, Co Wicklow, sold for €400,000.

Ormiston, Putland Road, Bray, Co Wicklow Detached three-bedroom bungalow with just under 100sq m of living space in need of complete refurbishment. O(...)

Satellite image showing Hurricane Laura reaching the coasts of Louisiana and Texas on Wednesday evening. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images.

Hurricane Laura ripped through southwestern Louisiana on Thursday, destroying buildings in towns across the southwestern corner of the state and ki(...)

415 The Old Chocolate Factory, Kilmainham Square, Dublin 8: two-bedroom apartment sold for €380,000.

415 The Old Chocolate Factory, Kilmainham Square, Dublin 8 Well-maintained, two-bedroom apartment in a popular development close to IMMA and Heuston (...)

Beaumont Hospital has extended the deadline to opt-out of a project to harvest information on brain tumours from 9,000 Irish patients. The new deadline is September 14th. Photograph: Eric Luke

Researchers at Beaumont Hospital have extended the deadline to opt-out of a project to harvest information on brain tumours from 9,000 Irish patients,(...)

A hairdresser at work this week in New Delhi, India. Hair and beauty salons were due to reopen in Ireland on July 20th but that date is now being brought forward. Photograph: Prakash Singh/AFP via Getty Images

Another five people with Covid-19 have died in the State, bringing the total number of fatalities linked to the disease to 1,695, according to figures(...)

The average amount of time it took State officials to take a swab and obtain a test result over the past seven days fell to 1.3 days. Photograph: Francesca Volpi/Bloomberg

One more person diagnosed with Covid-19 in the Republic has died, the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has confirmed this afternoon. Ther(...)

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