Dr Favier said that the growing numbers of people requiring ICU due to Covid-19 will impact on other people with serious conditions. Photograph: Getty Images

A leading GP has warned that Ireland is going to face a crisis in providing intensive care beds over the coming weeks if moves are not taken to urgent(...)

Ireland Ireland head coach Andy Farrell at training in Abbotstown. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Although Nphet’s latest recommendation has cast a cloud over Ireland’s re-arranged 2020 Guinness Six Nations games at home to Italy and away to France(...)

Cavan General Hospital has the most Covid-19 patients with 28 as of 8pm on Thursday, according to a HSE daily operations report. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

There are 36 intensive care beds available in the country, as the number of people hospitalised with Covid-19 continues to steadily increase. On Fri(...)

A woman walks a dog along Griffith Avenue, Dublin, on Sunday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

There are signs that the spread of coronavirus may have begun to slow in Dublin, as rates of the disease continue to increase sharply elsewhere in the(...)

There is a growing concern among hospital staff over the system’s capacity to cope with a surge of coronavirus patients during the winter season. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

There is a growing concern among hospital staff over the system’s capacity to cope with a surge of coronavirus patients during the winter season, a se(...)

A man sits outside a pub in Dublin’s city centre. Pubs in the capital which don’t serve food have been closed since March.  Photograph: PA

Nationwide restrictions limiting all pubs and restaurants to outdoor seating and a maximum of 15 customers will be an effective closure order for many(...)

A woman jogs down a deserted Grafton Street in Dublin on May3rd. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

The Irish economy is likely to experience only a small contraction of about 0.4 per cent this year, with stronger-than-expected exports from the pharm(...)

Prof Philip Nolan, chair of  NPHET, Dr Ronan Glynn, Deputy CMO,  and Dr Tony Holohan, CMO arriving at Government Buildings for the meeting with party leaders.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

By the time the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) met on Sunday, one thing was clear: the measures in Dublin to curb the spread of Covid-1(...)

Chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan arriving at Government Buildings for the meeting with senior Government figures on Monday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Just last Thursday, the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) noted that, while the trajectory of Covid-19 was of concern, “the current epidem(...)

First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill were due to discuss the sharp rise in coronavirus cases with the Taoiseach and British prime minister on Monday. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye/PA.

First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill were due to discuss the sharp rise in coronavirus cases with the Taoiseach and(...)

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