A pilot wearing a protective suit parks a cargo aircraft at Wuhan Tianhe International Airport on Tuesday. Photograph: Cheng Min/Xinhua via AP

The Chinese embassy in Ireland says “a few” of its citizens have placed themselves in “self-isolation” after returning from China, in accordance with (...)

A health worker checks the temperature of a man entering the subway in Beijing, China. Photograph: Betsy Joles/Getty Images

Hong Kong said on Tuesday it would stop issuing permits to mainland Chinese tourists and drastically reduce cross-border travel as the number of Wuhan(...)

Medical workers in protective gear talk with a woman suspected of being ill with  the coronavirus at a health station in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province, on Monday.  Photograph: Chinatopix via AP

Preparations are under way to evacuate Irish citizens trapped in the Chinese region at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak. As the death toll i(...)

Holocaust survivor and former prisoner of  Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, Miriam Ziegler, shows a picture of her  and other prisoners taken in January 1945, at the camp museum  on Sunday, one day before the 75th anniversary of its liberation. Photograph: Wojtek Radwanski/AFP/Getty

President Michael D Higgins has warned that “an ugly anti-migrant sentiment is attempting to rear its head in Ireland”. This “corrupted form of popu(...)

The next government must navigate how to manage the relationship with London in a world in which officials and politicians from both sides no longer work closely together through EU institutions.

Depending on your view, the absence of foreign policy from the Irish general election campaign is either a sign of the sensible bipartisan consensus t(...)

Seamus Mallon and Charles Haughey during the Fianna Fáil ard fheis in the RDS, Dublin, in November 1995. Photograph: Frank Miller

Charles Haughey never spoke to Seamus Mallon again after the SDLP deputy leader came out strongly in support of the Anglo- Irish Agreement negotiated (...)

Former US president Bill Clinton stands next to Seamus Mallon along with former Northern Ireland first minister David Trimble and one time British prime minister Tony Blair in September 1998. Photograph: Paul/Faith/Pacemaker Press

I first met Seamus Mallon in the late ’70s in London, where he had come to lobby the Labour Party, at that time dependent for its House of Commons maj(...)

Medical personnel wearing protective suits interact with two patients  with  the coronavirus in an isolation room at Cho Ray hospital in Ho Chi Minh City , Vietnam. Photograph: STR/Vietnam News Agency/AFP via Getty Images

Four people in Scotland are being tested for suspected coronavirus and another person is being treated for for symptoms associated with the illness in(...)

People wear masks in Hankou railway station in Wuhan, China. Coronavirus cases have been found in the US, Thailand, Japan, Taiwan and South Korea. Photograph: Xiaolu Chu/Getty

Global health bodies are warning of an increased likelihood of a new flu-like virus in China spreading to Ireland and other parts of Europe. A World(...)

The Garda has no plans to send a liaison officer to Colombia to assist in the case of a Wexford father of three reported missing and possibly kidnappe(...)

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