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In 1927, a 30ft Celtic cross was erected on Partridge Island, New Brunswick, Canada, to the memory of all who had died during the typhus pandemic 80 years before.

As our cargo ship moved towards the port of St John, New Brunswick, Canada, our captain sent a telegram to the shipping agents requesting medical atte(...)

The BrainBox AI software can manage building systems and energy consumption to reduce a building’s carbon footprint. Photograph: iStock

Bitbuzz co-founder Shane Deasy is back in business with an Irish tech start-up called Clevernet, which has developed a platform that enables commercia(...)

 Wearing a mask has the poorest uptake, the study found,  with less than half (49 per cent) of respondents practising the measure.

Threats of arrest, fines or quarantine do not encourage people to behave in line with public health advice on Covid-19, research from NUI Galway as pa(...)

There were 185 coronavirus cases linked to the reopening of Harper’s Restaurant and Brew Pub  in Ingham County, Michigan in June. Image via Google Maps

The State’s public health team was told of increases in Covid-19 outbreaks associated with the reopening of bars in Australia, the UK, Spain, the USA,(...)

A Philadelphia police officer rushes to help a stranded motorist during tropical storm Isaias, Tuesday, August 4th, 2020, in Philadelphia. Photograph: Matt Slocum/AP

Tropical Storm Isaias killed at least four people on Tuesday as it made its way up the US Atlantic Coast, including two deaths at a North Carolina tra(...)

Frankie Benson was a major radio personality in the Irish community for over 40 years

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at

Dr Camilla Rothe and her team prepare for a shift at Munich University Hospital earlier this month. Photograph: Laetitia Vancon/New York Times

Dr Camilla Rothe was about to leave for dinner when the government laboratory called with the surprising test result. Positive. It was January 27th. S(...)

Reet Subraman, who lost an aunt, with her son Devin during the Air India disaster 30th anniversary commemoration. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Ireland is to mark the 35th anniversary of the Air India bombing by participating in an online commemoration ceremony on Tuesday. Mayor of Co Cork, C(...)

Children attend class while practising social distancing in  France, May 25th. Photograph: Epa/Ian Langsdon

The Irish Times asked readers living abroad if their children had returned to school or childcare after the Covid-19 lockdown. Here is a selection of (...)

The Irish Hedgehog Survey is looking for information on these shy creatures. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons.

How are you doing during the Covid-19 restrictions? No, really, how are you feeling about it? Have your eating patterns changed? If you have a baby or(...)

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