Timahoe

6 results

An O’Brien Fine Foods employee at the processing facility in Timahoe, Co Kildare. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

It was 6am on Monday July 27th when ‘A’, the man who would become the third confirmed Covid-positive case at O’Brien Fine Foods in Timahoe, Co Kildare(...)

Some plants are perplexed by the speed with which outbreaks have occurred. O’Brien Fine Foods, for example, went from one case  in Timahoe on July 30th to 80 cases in the space of a week. Photograph: Colin Keegan

What a difference a month makes in the world of coronavirus. A month ago, Ireland had one of the lowest incidences of the disease in Europe, while the(...)

A Covid-19 test centre outside Tullamore, Co Offaly. Photograph: Collins

Extra Covid-19 testing of workers at all of the State’s meat processing plants are to be put in place “with rapid results” in the wake of a sharp rise(...)

The State’s incidence of Covid-19 appears set to surpass that of the UK for the first time since the pandemic started, new figures show. File photograph: Valerie Macon/AFP via Getty Images

The State’s incidence of Covid-19 appears set to surpass that of the UK for the first time since the pandemic started, new figures show. The 14-day i(...)

Timahoe GAA club in Co Laois was forced to abandon an intermediate match  on Thursday after two hurling players tested positive for coronavirus.  Photograph: iStock

A GAA club close to the Midlands meat factory that has Covid-19 outbreaks has shut down all activity after a small outbreak of the disease among playe(...)

Sinead Aherne: Dublin’s captain scored 3-4 against Laois in the Leinster SFC semi-final.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Laois 2-03 Dublin 8-13 Dublin manager Mick Bohan hailed a 28-point victory over Laois in Sunday’s TG4 Leinster ladies SFC semi-final and challenged h(...)