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Carndonagh, Co Donegal has the highest 14-rate of coronavirus this week, according to the latest data. Photograph: Google Street.

Three of the top five worst areas in the country for the 14-day incidence rate of coronavirus are in Co Donegal, with Carndonagh’s rate more than six (...)

Dr Paul Armstrong at the Lifford Bridge beside his practice in Lifford, Co Donegal. Photograph: Joe Dunne

To understand Donegal’s Covid-19 quandary one must stand on a bridge over the Foyle separating two towns. On a November day, Strabane, the town to the(...)

Grafton Street, Dublin. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The 14-day incidence rate of coronavirus varies widely across the State. While some areas such as Laytown-Bettystown in Co Meath have had very few cas(...)

Roddy Doyle: “Slagging is virtually always very affectionate.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/ The Irish Times

The writer discovered this because, when he started writing The Commitments, he knew it was good. But No matter when or where his work is set, Doyl(...)

Dr Tony Holohan at a media briefing t his week. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The Department of Health on Friday night reported five additional deaths related to Covid-19 and 617 confirmed further cases of the disease, including(...)

Gardaí at a checkpoint on the M4 in Co Kildare, outbound from Dublin,  as part of Operation Fanacht. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The volume of traffic in the Republic’s roads notably decreased just days into the Garda’s Operation Fanacht. The operation has seen thousands of che(...)

A garda performing a random vehicle check in the village of Muff, Co  Donegal. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

A further 506 cases of Covid-19 and one death from the virus were confirmed in the State yesterday as new figures on where the incidence of infection (...)

Locals Don McMenamin and his wife Lorraine with their daughter, Laura (9), on their way to Laura’s First Holy Communion in St Mary’s Church, Stranorlar, Co Donegal. Photograph: Joe Dunne

The Government moved swiftly yesterday to elevate Co Donegal to Level 3 of the Covid-19 scale after a dramatic and rapid deterioration of the situatio(...)

St Tiernach’s Park in  Clones before the Ulster U20 Championship Final between Donegal and Tyrone at the beginning of March. Photograph: John McVitty/Inpho

The cars started gathering at the Border just after dawn on the day of the 2020 Ulster final. The February frost whitened the hedges along the road in(...)

The Garda’s Armed Support Unit assisted with the pursuit of a car in Co Donegal on Friday night after which three suspected were arrested. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A gang tried to put gardaí off their trail by throwing items out of their car during a pursuit in Co Donegal on Friday night. The suspects failed to (...)

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