Helen Brennan

2 results

Multiple groups have sprung up online to support people experiencing unusually long recovery from ‘mild’ or ‘moderate’ Covid-19 and many of their members report being continually dismissed by health professionals. Photograph: iStock

On St Patrick’s Day 2020, after a weekend on call, Linn Järte, an outdoorsy, 33-year-old doctor, developed flu-like symptoms. After two weeks in bed s(...)

 Fianna Fáil candidate Mary Hanafin canvasses resident Frank McGee  in the Park area of Cabinteely, in the Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown constituency. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

On a cold, wet, dark February night five years ago, I drove out to Blanchardstown to meet a young Fianna Fáil councillor, David McGuinness. I was doin(...)