Wish you were here? While  countries across Europe are beginning to reopen their tourist markets, Irish people still have no idea if they are coming or going. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish holidaymakers who had hoped to see even an outline of their summer plans emerging from the fog of confusion created by the Covid-19 pandemic wil(...)

Barry McGuire during an operation by robot at St Vincent’s Hospital. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

“Just before I went into the operating theatre, Dr Maguire said: ‘How do you feel about having a robot do your surgery?’” says Catherine Butler. “I th(...)