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Fine Gael TD Colm Burke raised concerns about the safety of those currently using the existing N20, saying that between 2016 and 2018, some 87 collisions were recorded on the route, seven of which involved the death of road users.

The Government has pledged to clarify when exactly a route will be selected next year for the proposed upgrade of the N20 Cork -Limerick Road with at (...)

Mary Lindsay passed information to the British Army in Ballincollig after she learned of the planned IRA ambush.

The execution of one of three women killed deliberately by the IRA during the War of Independence after she relayed information to the British about a(...)

Kerry Mountain Rescue: “There have been numerous examples of people with inappropriate footwear suffering injuries from slips and falls, groups starting out too late . . . and parties with no knowledge of the ground or area . . . getting lost.”

People planning to try and climb Ireland’s highest mountain, Carrauntoohil, or any of the surrounding MacGillycuddy Reeks should make sure they are pr(...)

Irish Cancer Society chief executive Averil Power said the health system is under ‘intolerable strain’.

Up to 2,000 invasive cancers may have been missed last year due to the impact of Covid-19, an Oireachtas committee has been told. Averil Power, chie(...)

 Medical personnel prepare a Pfizer vaccine against Covid-19. Photograph: Bienvenido Velasco/EPA

A further three deaths of Covid-19 patients have been reported by the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet). This brings to 4,899 the total nu(...)

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly: No religious ethos can be imposed at the planned new maternity hospital that would impact on services. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

There is no way that reproductive health services which the Government or Health Service Executive wants to provide at the planned new national matern(...)

Cork North Central TD Colm Burke says international research has found that Covid-19 can have long-term effects on people who contract the disease and Ireland needs to address the issue as a matter of urgency. File photograph: iStock

The Health Service Executive (HSE) should establish a dedicated health unit to research the long-term effects of Covid-19 and to support patients, inc(...)

A flood in Blackpool, Cork city, in 2012. The proposed flood relief scheme would involve ‘putting a 350m stretch of the river Bride into a culvert near Orchard Court in Blackpool’. File photograph:  Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A newly formed campaign group is to seek a judicial review of a Government decision to allow a €20 million flood relief scheme proceed for one of the (...)

 Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly said the State had received 520,000 vaccines while the forecast is to have administered some 500,000 by the end of this week.  Photograph:Gareth Chaney/Collins Photos Dublin

The HSE is seeing a 95 per cent reduction in the Covid-19 infection rate of hospital staff, the Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly said on Tuesday. (...)

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