As of 2pm on Monday, 341 Covid-19 patients were in hospital. This is the highest figure since May 20th.

Hundreds of health service staff become unavailable for work every week due to Covid-19 infection or being a close contact of a case. Some 108 health(...)

There are 342 patients in Northern Irish hospitals receiving treatment for Covid-19, with 39 people in intensive care and 30 on ventilators. File photograph: The Irish Times

Five people with Covid-19 have died and 727 new cases of the disease have been reported to Northern Ireland’s Department of Health in the last 24 hour(...)

Principal of Ballyhackett Primary School  Gráinne McIlvar with teacher Kathleen McGinley and pupils. Photograph: Steven McAuley

At Ballyhackett Primary School outside Castlerock, Co Derry, religion is low on the pupils’ list of priorities. “I know the religion of some of my fr(...)

US president Barack Obama and British prime minister David Cameron during a visit to Enniskillen Integrated Primary School when both leaders were attending the G8 summit in the North last year.

Northern Ireland’s political leaders are to announce initiatives this month aimed at promoting “shared education” between Catholic and Protestant pupi(...)