More than 8,750 redundancies were proposed in the North in the year until the end of July

More than 6,000 proposed redundancies have been recorded in Northern Ireland since the beginning of March, according to figures released on Tuesday by(...)

Sign advising customers at Trespass store in Belfast that the wearing of face masks is mandatory. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

One more person has died with coronavirus in Northern Ireland, the first such fatality recorded by its Department of Health in almost a month. The d(...)

 Dr Ronan Glynn, acting chief medical officer at the  Department of Health. Photograph: Collins

People in counties Kildare, Laois and Offaly have been warned to “double down” on public health guidelines following a “significant increase” in the n(...)

 Dr Ronan Glynn, acting chief medical officer,  said a decision on reopening pubs on August 10th would only be made in the week beforehand, and based on the number of cases at the time. Photograph: Colin Keegan/ Collins

The country is in a “position of high uncertainty at the moment” as the R-number, or the reproductive rate of the virus, has increased above 1 to pote(...)

Mask-wearing mannequins in the window of Monaghans on Anne Street South in Dublin this week. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Government has decided to delay moving to phase four of the roadmap to reopen the country at a meeting of the Cabinet on Wednesday evening. The r(...)

The deaths which occurred in Northern Ireland care homes and hospices involved 80 separate establishments.  Photograph:

More than 40 per cent of deaths in Northern Ireland from coronavirus are occurring in care homes, according to the latest weekly bulletin. Figures co(...)

The total number of coronavirus-related deaths, according to NISRA, is 816. Photograph: iStock

The weekly number of deaths involving coronavirus has fallen in Northern Ireland. Figures published on Friday by the Northern Ireland Statistics and(...)

A man wearing a protective face mask walking past signage advising the use of face coverings. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The Department of Health has reported no new Covid-19 deaths and just six new confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease. The total number of deaths (...)

Coronavirus pandemic: Belfast remains the worst-affected area in the North, with 234 (29.4%) of virus-related deaths registered in the calendar year to June 12th. File photograph: The Irish Times

The number of coronavirus-related deaths recorded in Northern Ireland each week has risen slightly for the first time in seven weeks. Figures publis(...)

 Shoppers in Belfast after all shopping centres and retailers were given the green light to reopen in a significant relaxation of coronavirus lockdown restrictions in Northern Ireland. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

One more person has died in the Republic from coronavirus, the Department of Health said on Sunday The daily update by the National Public Health Em(...)

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