There has been one further death of a patient who had previously tested positive for Covid-19 in Northern Ireland. File photograph

There has been one further death of a patient who had previously tested positive for Covid-19 in Northern Ireland. Another 82 positive cases were al(...)

Investigations into attacks on the HSE and the Department of Health are ongoing and involve the National Cyber Security Centre and Garda. File photograph: Getty

The Russian embassy has condemned the cyberattack on the Health Service Executive and suggested Russia is ready to look into the matter if approached (...)

In Northern Ireland, there were no deaths linked to Covid-19 reported over the weekend. File photograph.

The delayed daily Covid-19 figures for Friday, May 14th and Saturday, May 15th have been released by the Department of Health. Publication of the fi(...)

The offices of the Department of Health on Lower Baggot Street in Dubliny. File photograph: Bryan James Brophy/The Irish Times.

The Department of Health has been targeted in a cyberattack similar to that in recent days on the Health Service Executive (HSE), prompting the shutti(...)

A security guard and Defence Forces member at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Santry, a mandatory hotel quarantine centre. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Five countries have been removed from the State’s mandatory hotel quarantine list. Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly said people departing from Be(...)

Michael Lewis, the bestselling author, in his writing cottage in Berkeley, California. Photograph: Peter Prato/The New York Times

The bestselling author’s latest book follows scientific freethinkers who both predicted and managed the US’s Covid-19 crisis in the face of bureauc(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin: “We’re very clear we will not be paying any ransom.” Photograph: Daragh McSweeney

Thousands of procedures, appointments and scans scheduled for patients next week have been cancelled as a result of the biggest cybercrime attack seen(...)

The Irish Hospital Consultants Association (IHCA) blamed the waiting list on the fact that one in five permanent hospital consultant posts have not been filled. Photograph: Getty Images

A record number of 883,727 patients are now on some form of National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF) waiting list, according to new figures. At the e(...)

Minister for Tourism Catherine Martin is to present to Government a tourism advisory group’s report  aimed at getting the State ready to restart the tourism sector. It also recommends the removal of restrictions on UK visitors, thus effectively also allowing residents of the Republic to travel freely to Britain. Photograph :Gareth Chaney/Collins

Irish residents could be allowed to travel to Britain on holiday without restrictions within weeks as part of plans to open a travel bubble between Ir(...)

Northern Ireland’s Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill. At Thursday’s meeting, Ministers were told data around the virus ‘continues to have a generally positive direction of travel’. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ministers in Northern Ireland agreed a number of further relaxations of Covid-19 rules on Thursday. Issues around international travel and travel wit(...)

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