Bohemians players celebrate their Europa Conference League win at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Donall Farmer/PA

Bohemians 3 F91 Dudelange 0 (Bohs win 4-0 on aggregate) At least lightning did not strike twice. Not on Bohs watch. None of the Luxembourgers who se(...)

 Dr Tony Holohan: he estimated last week that the more transmissible Delta variant accounted for 20%  of cases reported in the previous seven days

A modified Covid-19 PCR testing kit – the standard test used by the HSE to detect the virus – is due to be used shortly to help identify probable Delt(...)

A Garda checkpoint at Dublin Airport as Covid restrictions continue to be enforced. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

A new Garda hotline established for tip-offs from the public in Co Donegal about Covid-19 regulation breaches has already experienced a high volume of(...)

Dr Ronan Glynn, deputy chief medical officer. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The deputy chief medical officer has said there are no plans to keep Co Donegal in lockdown from Monday. Dr Ronan Glynn was speaking following a spik(...)

 Chief medical officer, Dr Tony Holohan said Donegal needed to ‘turn around’ its high Covid-19 infection rates. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly and State chief medical officer Tony Holohan met senior health officials and local Donegal politicians on Saturda(...)

Dr Paul Armstrong at the Lifford Bridge beside his practice in Lifford, Co Donegal. Photograph: Joe Dunne

To understand Donegal’s Covid-19 quandary one must stand on a bridge over the Foyle separating two towns. On a November day, Strabane, the town to the(...)

The Medical Council was criticised by some candidates for extending voting by 10 days on the day the polls were due to close. Photograph: David Sleator

Six new members have been elected to the Medical Council, the organisation has announced. The doctors were voted in by fellow medics from a fie(...)