A mock-up of a digital Covid-travel pass. The Government   will  begin issuing digital Covid certificates on July 19th, facilitating free movement in Europe. Photograph: iStock

Ryanair has called on Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan to confirm that unvaccinated people under the age of 18 can travel freely with their parents f(...)

Member states would have ‘a lot of flexibility’  in how they use the certificates according to their own border rules, Tánaiste Leo  Varadkar said. Photograph: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

Digital passes allowing Irish people to travel freely within the European Union may be available from the end of July, according to Tánaiste Leo Varad(...)

Lee Brennan who is in mandatory quarantine at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel in Dublin

The mandatory hotel quarantine system has been described as a “shambles” by a man who was released early from a hotel only to be told an “administrati(...)

Members of the Defence Forces at the Citywest Covid-19 vaccination centre in Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The reopening of schools has had a “minimal” impact on Covid-19 case numbers, according to the National Public Health Emergency Team. Education has b(...)

 Gardaí are seen at a  Covid-19 checkpoint outside Terminal 2 in Dublin airport. Photograph:   Collins

What held up the new quarantine legislation? Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly brought quarantine legislation to cabinet on Tuesday. However, rath(...)

 A paramedic gets ready to give  the Covid-19 vaccination to  Sgt John Mulvaney in the grounds of St Mary’s Hospital in the Phoenix Park.  Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/ RollingNews.ie

Tough and immediate public health interventions are needed to prevent a fresh wave of Covid-19 deaths caused by variants of the virus that are sweepin(...)

Twitter is to take action to give prominence to credible public health information about Covid-19 vaccines for Irish users. File photograph: Glenn Chapman/AFP via Getty Images

Twitter is to take action in partnership with the Health Service Executive (HSE) to give prominence to credible public health information about Covid-(...)

Ambulances outside the emergency department entrance of Craigavon area hospital in Co Armagh. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

A further 19 people with Covid-19 have died in Northern Ireland, the North’s Department of Health (DoH) said on Monday. It brings the total number of(...)

Many student nurses had to give up part-time positions as healthcare assistants to avoid the risk of cross-infection. Photograph: Paul Burns/Getty Images

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has confirmed that student nurses who lost part-time jobs because of the Covid-19 crisis will be eligible for the(...)

Under the new system, those who refuse to wear a mask or who engage in non-essential travel will face initial fines of between €60 and €100. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A system of fines for breaches of coronavirus regulations is expected to come into force this week, two weeks into the Level 5 lockdown. Those who ho(...)

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