Bulelani Mfaco. Photograph: Alan Place

As the new Government commits to ending Ireland’s inhumane system of accommodating asylum seekers, it has a chance to create a far better, far chea(...)

Labour leader Keir Starmer. He said of Boris Johnson: “He has been found out. He either dodges the question or he gives dodgy answers.”  Photograph: Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament/AFP via Getty Images

Britain faces a real risk of a second wave of coronavirus and the likelihood of local flare-ups, the heads of 15 of the country’s top health professio(...)

Just five postmortems have been carried out on Covid-19-positive patients, The Irish Times reported earlier this month. The overall number of postmortems carried out in the first four months of the year was substantially down. File photograph: Getty

Postmortems should not be carried out on bodies without first testing them for Covid-19, according to newly published recommendations from the Royal C(...)

Many human infections with other viral pathogens, such as influenza virus, do not produce a durable immune response.

As the Covid-19 pandemic rolls inexorably onwards, many of us are trying to get some handle on the future shape of our lives. When can we experie(...)

Prof Richard Costello at Beaumont Hospital: App was developed by respiratory consultants  and medtech firm S3 Connected Health. Photograph:  Tom Honan

A new web-based app designed by clinicians to help hospitals cope with coronavirus cases is supporting more than 1,000 Covid-19 patients in Ireland af(...)

Near-empty street in Leeds: Three doctors have died after working with coronavirus patients and the Royal College of Nursing said nurses were being put at risk because of a lack of personal protective equipment.  Photograph:  Oli Scarff/AFP

The number of patients being treated for the coronavirus in British hospitals has jumped by 50 per cent since last Friday to 9,000, with 1,000 admitte(...)

Two women wearing protective face masks walk along Grafton Street in Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

Irish residents have been advised not to leave the island until March 29th as the number of coronavirus cases is forecast to reach 1,300 by the end of(...)

Jill and Patrick Conway at The Chocolate Factory. Photograph: Memento Photography

LESS THAN HALF OF COUPLES IN IRELAND ARE NOW OPTING FOR A TRADITIONAL CATHOLIC WEDDING, WITH ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES BECOMING THE NORM Jump to ou(...)

Stonehurst on Killiney Hill Road in Co Dublin extends to more than 557sq m (6,000sq ft) over three floors.

Stonehurst, an imposing high Victorian Tudor revival residence in Killiney has had quite a history in terms of architectural and movie stardom. The h(...)

Deprescribing can prompt responses such as: ‘Why shouldn’t I have the same treatment that a younger person would have? You’re just writing me off.’ Photograph: iStock

How would you or a relative feel if a doctor announced that you were on far too much medication and that they were going to have to take you off some (...)

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