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Long Covid includes persistent symptoms such as breathlessness, fatigue, and reduced exercise tolerance in patients after acute SARS-CoV-2 infection

In 2020, three of Ireland’s leading physicians – GP professor Walter Cullen and consultant psychiatrists Professors Gautam Gulati and Brendan Kelly – (...)

Currently there are 26 Catholic dioceses in Ireland for a population of approximately 4.5 million faithful on the island as a whole.  Photograph: iStock

One Catholic bishop is to be appointed to two west of Ireland dioceses following a Vatican decision that could mean further reductions of such bishops(...)

Claire Byrne took  a granular approach to the issue of retrofitting homes for energy efficiency, and in the process got to the heart of the matter. Photograph: RTÉ

Retrofitting homes for energy efficiency may be a burning environmental issue, but it’s not an obviously red-hot topic for radio. So kudos to Claire B(...)

A screenshot from a video on the TikTok account.

The Bishop of Galway Brendan Kelly has addressed the controversy surrounding the so called “TikTok priest” Fr Michael King who is on indefinite leave (...)

Gerry Kavanagh: “I’ve had traumatic experiences while in the Army, but this is worse.” Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The Taoiseach has described the beatings inflicted on a left-handed Galway man when he was in national school, as “wrong” and something that “should n(...)

In 1979, the average age of men getting married was 26.5; for women it was 24. By 2019, it was nearly 37 for men, 34 for women.

There is one factor successive governments don’t seem to have taken into account in planning for Ireland’s housing needs. Actually, there’s significan(...)

Housing, employment and mental health among key challenges for young people. File photograph: iStock

Ireland’s young people are having a tough time of it – as the latest Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) report makes clear – with flat-lini(...)

Asked how many Sundays he has celebrated mass during the current Covid-19 lockdown, Fr Willie Cummins said: ‘The whole time.’ Photograph: iStock

A parish priest has defended staging regular Sunday morning Masses during Covid-19 lockdown saying that no person has got the virus from attending his(...)

 Joe Duffy’s trundlingly unfunny rhymes make the rapping of Dustin the Turkey sound like Wu-Tang Clan

It is, Joe Duffy observes, 12 months to the day since the first case of coronavirus was confirmed in China. “What a year it’s been,” Duffy says as he (...)

The proportion of the population that says they feel depressed at least some of the time has risen from 13 per cent in 2018 to 33 per cent earlier in the pandemic. Photograph: iStock

People need to devote time to looking after their mental health during the Covid-19 pandemic due to its significant impact on their wellbeing, a leadi(...)

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