Dr Mary Favier: ‘The Cork figures are coming in from a very low base but they have doubled week on week for the last two weeks.’

The next seven to 10 days will prove critical in the effort to contain Covid-19 numbers in Cork and will determine whether or not the city and county (...)

Sara-Ann Simpson in her workshop at home where she runs her events business. The mother of four spent five days on a ventilator in Beaumont Hospital. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The sound of beeps bring Sara-Ann Simpson right back to the ward in Beaumont Hospital. “I can still hear them, the beep, beep, beep,” she said, recal(...)

The number of daily flights in and out of Dublin Airport doubled to 200 yesterday from earlier this week as Ryanair resumed 40% of its flight schedule. File photograph: The Irish Times

Fáilte Ireland will call today for the country to reopen to overseas tourists “as soon and as fast as public health considerations can allow” to help (...)

Staff morale in Cork University Hospital is good amid the Covid-19 crisis, Dr Corinna Sadlier says.

Infectious disease consultants are experts in viral and bacterial diseases and are – with all other healthcare professionals – the ones whose work has(...)