Deputy chief medical officer Dr Ronan Glynn: The incidence of Covid-19 disease outlook over the coming days is uncertain. Some uncertainty relates to the effect of the August bank holiday on case numbers and referral patterns. Photograph: Paddy Cummins

University Hospital Limerick is the hospital with the highest number of Covid-19 patients in the State, with 25 confirmed and 29 suspected cases. The(...)

Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris TD said current legislation on higher education governance is ‘not fit for purpose and does not reflect the world in which we live’. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

University governing bodies will be smaller and feature more external members under new legislation to be published next year, Minister for Higher Edu(...)