Dr Mckenna

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A healthcare worker draws a dose of the Johnson&Johnson  Covid-19 vaccine. Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

A further 467 cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in the State, according to the National Public Health Emergency Team. There are 38 people in ICU,(...)

The HSE will examine if it is possible to have a telelink with a pregnant woman’s partner via a smartphone or camera.

Partners will be able to take part in women’s key maternity appointments virtually, under plans being considered by the Health Service Executive follo(...)

 Ruth and Paul Morrissey of Kylemore, Schoolhouse Road, Monaleen, Limerick, pictured at the Four Courts   for their  High Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

A cervical screening expert who examined a 2009 slide of a woman suing over alleged misreading of her smear tests has told the High Court that some ce(...)

Armagh 6-17 St Mary’s 1-7 Armagh engaged overdrive virtually from the opening minute to brush aside the challenge of St Mary’s University in this pai(...)

Mayo’s Keith Higgins closes in on Dublin’s Dean Rock during last year’s final. Tyrone don’t have the faith that Mayo had last year in their defenders, because they don’t have that calibre of player. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

This week I sat down to watch the 2017 All-Ireland football final. Primarily it was to see if there was anything in Mayo’s performance that could give(...)

Clare Daly: she said “over 80 per cent of abortions are by pills”

The availability of free contraception in Ireland was “doable”, the chairwoman of the Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment said on Thursday af(...)

On September 25th, 1917, Thomas Ashe died in the Mater Hospitals from complications arising out of a force feeding regime in Mountjoy Prison.   Photograph: National Library of Ireland

On September 25th, 1917, Thomas Ashe died in the Mater Hospitals from complications arising out of a force feeding regime in Mountjoy Prison. Ashe wa(...)

Has Arlene Foster forfeited a place in history  by being too inflexible, showing a lack of grace? Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

At 1.30 on Monday lunchtime, well away from the cameras and the public, an enfeebled and emaciated deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness walked int(...)

Evictions and repossessions: A pan-European research project headed up by NUIG academic Dr Pádraic McKenna found that most evictions carried out in Ireland are in the private housing sector, and the country is not monitoring and recording evictions in a systematic manner. Photograph: Getty

There was a doubling in the number of properties repossessed by mortgage lenders in Ireland between 2010 and 2013, new research has found. A pan-Eu(...)

Consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Peter Van Geene during the Medical Council fitness-to-practise inquiry at Kingram House, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

An obstetrician accused of poor professional performance should have stopped carrying out hysterectomies if there were repeated complications, a Medic(...)

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