Emer Feely

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 Dr Tony Holohan said the family “were humbled and greatly comforted by the extraordinary number of messages of condolence”. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The State’s chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan has thanked all those who showed his family great kindness following the death of his wife earlier t(...)

Chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan by the casket of his wife, Dr Emer Feely, as it arrives for her funeral Mass at St Pius X Church, Terenure, Dublin. Photograph: Damien Storan/PA Wire

Dr Emer Feely, the wife of chief medical officer Tony Holohan, was “a ray of sunshine that could brighten up the dullest of Mondays”, her daughter tol(...)

Dr Emer Feely, a specialist in public health medicine and a medical graduate of UCD, had been battling a terminal form of blood cancer, multiple myeloma, since 2012. Photograph: RIP

The death has occurred of Emer Feely, the wife of the State’s chief medical officer Tony Holohan, after a long illness. Dr Feely, a specialist in pub(...)

 Dr Tony Holohan after he announced that he was stepping down from his role as Chief Medical Officer to care for his wife. Photograph: Collins

In a Q&A zoom call with a group of children in May, Dr Tony Holohan was asked what the most rewarding part of his job was as chief medical of(...)