A member of the medical staff donning PPE before working in the Covid Emergency Department at St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

In St Vincent’s Hospital’s intensive care unit, medical staff are racing to deal with fast-rising numbers of admissions, while taking delivery of s(...)

Mariter Tarugo, a healthcare assistant at  St Vincent’s Hospital in Dublin, who died of Covid-19 on Christmas Eve. Photograph: Gofundme

Mariter Tarugo was something of a pioneer. In 2000, she was among the first groups of migrants to travel from the Philippines to Ireland to work in th(...)

Prof Paddy Mallon: If the new strain is easier to transmit, it could force a fundamental change in how the Government controls the virus. Photograph: Alan Betson

A new, more infectious strain of coronavirus reported in parts of Britain has led to the Government and other countries including Germany and Italy to(...)

Sanita Puspure was last year's winner of the award. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

So there we were, in the Shelbourne hotel in December 2019, listening to our monthly award winners talk about how much they were looking forward to 20(...)

It was the defence contention that ‘fear’ was at ‘the heart of the case’ and the accused was not only afraid for ‘his own skin’ but that the victim had also threatened his family, which had ‘set him off’. Photograph: Collins Courts

A man who was wearing blood-stained clothes and carrying a knife when he walked into a garda station and admitted to stabbing a fisherman 40 times has(...)

St Columcille’s Hospital, Loughlinstown has decided to close its medical assessment unit for two days due to a significant Covid-19 outbreak.

A south Dublin hospital has said 31 patients had now contracted Covid-19 following a significant outbreak in the facility, with 58 nursing staff unava(...)

Ardal O’Hanlon outside 28 Upper Pembroke Street where his grandfather was in action on Bloody Sunday. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The bloodiest place on Bloody Sunday (November 21st, 1920) morning was 28 Upper Pembroke Street off Fitzwilliam Square. A century ago this handsome fo(...)

Newspaper Magazine of the Year was awarded to The Irish Times Saturday Magazine.

The Irish Times won six of the NewsBrands Journalism Awards 2020 announced last night, including for the best coverage of Covid-19 for a project docum(...)

Tara Dalton, with her children Daniel (12) and Ella Rose, (9) at home in Monkstown; her husband Des Vallely, suffered serious brain injury in a cycling accident in January.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Last New Year’s Eve, when midnight struck to welcome in 2020, Tara Dalton kissed her husband Des Vallely and said “it can’t be any worse than last yea(...)

The swimmer being rescued in Greystones by emergency services. Photograph: Greystones Coast Guard Unit Facebook page

A 17-year-old Leaving Cert student has told of how he assisted in the rescue of a woman who got into difficulty while swimming in the sea off Greyston(...)

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