Dr Brigid Lucey of Cork Institute of Technology: ‘Ireland is now trying to source the same testing materials as the rest of the world and we need to be as self-sufficient as we can’

A team of Irish scientists have come together to develop a key component for Covid-19 tests which should facilitate Ireland’s laboratories continuing (...)

 The 49-bed Bellvilla community nursing unit  reopened on January 23rd, 2018, following an extensive renovation of the previous complex. Some 15 beds remain closed

Almost a third of beds remain closed at a HSE nursing home a year and a half after it was renovated and extended at a cost of almost €5 million. The (...)