Halloween understandably remains a highlight of most children’s year.

Adults may love it or hate it, but Halloween is a highlight of most children’s year. Trick or treating (often with very few tricks on offer) is an a(...)

Newly released internal documents reveal the depth of the crisis at the privately run Dealgan House Nursing Home in Dundalk, Co Louth, in April as it battled a coronavirus outbreak that led to the deaths of 22 residents. Photograph: Getty Images

The HSE considered calling in the Army and Red Cross to a Co Louth nursing home during one of the State’s worst coronavirus outbreaks at the peak of t(...)

Dr Oran Rigby, founder and CEO of Akkure, developed a strong interest in the application of robotics and automation to medicine while working in Australia.

In March this year the digital health start-up Akkure Genomics launched CovidMedBot, a free online tool providing personalised risk assessment to help(...)

 Covid-19 saliva test could allow people to  provide samples of saliva at home and send them in for analysis, reducing the personnel and PPE needed for testing. File image: George Frey/Getty Images

A series of research projects to improve saliva tests for the detection and diagnosis of Covid-19 that would also allow mass testing of samples at the(...)

A man sits outside an empty pub in Dublin’s city centre, where many shops and businesses are closed. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Infectious diseases expert Professor Sam McConkey has warned that Dublin could need to go to Level 4 or even Level 5 as cases continue to rise. Prof (...)

The expert advice is that one of the best ways to remain healthy is to get a strong dose of daylight early in the morning. File photograph: Getty Images

Turn off the tv and climb off the couch. Getting out and about over the winter months is a fun and free way to boost your physical and mental healt(...)

Suaad Alshleh, an 18-year-old Syrian refugee and medical student, was referred to by  EU Commission president Ursula von der Leyen while delivering her maiden State of the Union speech. Photograph: Alan Betson

Suaad Alshleh, an 18-year-old Syrian refugee and medical student, was grabbing breakfast at her home in Dublin this morning when her phone pinged with(...)

In the period from August 1st to August 26th, there were 2,300 confirmed cases of the disease in the State, but just 13 deaths. Photograph: The Irish Times

The recent rise in the number of coronavirus cases in Ireland has alarmed a public weary after almost six months of restrictions. But there has also b(...)

Kingston Mills, professor of experimental immunology at Trinity College Dublin.

Government measures to temporarily ban spectators from outdoor sporting events have been branded “bizarre” when people can continue to congregate in p(...)

Volograms chief executive Rafael Pagés and his vologram

Volograms, a start-up that is developing technology which can record footage of real people and then use this to create a dynamic 3D hologram of them (...)

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