Prof Tony Bjourson at work. The study recently completed the recruitment of 500 Covid-19 patients from the North for whole genome sequencing. Photograph: Nigel McDowell/Ulster University

Ulster University has teamed up with Dell Technologies and Seagate to research Covid-19 treatments in a bid to find more effective therapies for those(...)

The Dowdall-Heffernan family: Anya, mum Marissa, Louise and Sarah

Behind each of the 200-plus children and teenagers in the Republic who receive a cancer diagnosis every year stand parents and siblings who have (...)

Lives Lost: Seamus Loughrey from Derry, 1957-2020

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. You can read more of them here. If you (...)

MTR train passengers in Hong Kong wearing masks: The UK has warned its citizens to report flu-like symptoms if flying back from nine Asian countries. Photograph: Billy HC Kwok/New York Times

A divergence in the approach to handling a potential outbreak of coronavirus on either side of the Border is causing concern within the health service(...)

Dara Murphy registered his presence in Leinster House on 42 of the 104 sitting days in 2018. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Interesting figure from the Dara Murphy fob-a-job abomination – while the bulk of his appearances in Leinster House occurred when the Dáil wasn’t in s(...)

Political leaders including Arlene Foster, Mary Lou McDonald and Michelle O’Neill listen to Fr Martin McGill’s homily

A key moment at the funeral of Lyra McKee was when Fr Martin Magill, commended political leaders such as the DUP’s Arlene Foster and Sinn Féin’s Mary (...)

 The Derry Civil Rights march moving off from Waterside railway station, heading towards Duke street. Leading the marchers are  Eddie McAteer, the Nationalist leader,  Gerry Fitt, Republican Labour MP, and  Ivan Cooper, chairman of the Derry branch of the Labour Party.

As a child, Caitriona Walsh’s biggest fear was going through the Bogside. Now a 16-year-old student at St Mary’s College in Derry, she remembers how (...)

A man looks out to sea at Port Ronan close to Malin Head, in Co Donegal where two people died after a fishing boat sank on Tuesday. Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin

Two people who died when their 15ft fishing vessel capsized off Malin Head in Co Donegal have been named locally. Two males, a 16-year-old named as T(...)

Martin McGuinness waves to supporters during a Reclaim 1916 parade. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Thousands of people have walked from Derry to the stone ring fort of Grianán an Aileach in Burt, Co Donegal, in memory of Martin McGuinness. The for(...)

Graffiti in Derry. The PSNI recorded  23 casualties of paramilitary-style shootings in the 12 months until the end of June.

William Allen remembers July 1997 as a time of hope. Now an editor with Johnston Press in Northern Ireland, back then he was a Belfast Telegraph repor(...)

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