Jack Lambert

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Anton Savage. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Throughout his career as a broadcaster, Anton Savage has been a one-man rebuke to the notion of nominative determinism. His on-air persona lacks any t(...)

A further 1,725 cases of Covid-19 have been reported in the State on Sunday.

A further 1,725 cases of Covid-19 have been reported in the State on Sunday. There were 473 people in hospital with the virus as of this morning, wit(...)

Merely listing these Covid-19 associated restrictions highlights the inevitability of collateral damage

We are now tentatively approaching the end of the Covid-19 pandemic which began in Ireland in March 2020. Extraordinary efforts were recruited to deal(...)

The most closely related viruses in bats are about 97 per cent similar to Sars-CoV-2, but this is ‘still a big difference’

Despite all the focus on the Covid-19 pandemic, the ultimate cause remains a mystery. Ideas that once seemed to belong to the realm of conspiracy the(...)

Ciara Kelly’s medical background combines with her confidence as a broadcaster to good effect. Photograph: Tom Honan

Not so long ago, celebrating Christmas in January was solely the province of those working for cheapskate companies allergic to shelling out for festi(...)

Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoegiving an update on the Covid Restrictions Support Scheme  in Government Buildings,Dublin. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography

The Minister for Finance has said “more signs and more evidence” that the spread of Covid-19 is under control are needed before Government can outline(...)

People who wear face visors instead of masks to protect themselves from Covid-19 may be putting themselves at greater risk from the illness with older people particularly vulnerable, one of the State’s leading virologists has warned. Photograph: Chesnot/Getty Images)

People who wear face visors instead of masks to protect themselves from Covid-19 may be putting themselves at greater risk from the illness with older(...)

There is a growing concern among hospital staff over the system’s capacity to cope with a surge of coronavirus patients during the winter season. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

There is a growing concern among hospital staff over the system’s capacity to cope with a surge of coronavirus patients during the winter season, a se(...)

A nurse shows a flu vaccine at a clinic in Seoul, South Korea. Photograph: Yonhap/EPA

The threat of a “twindemic” caused by both Covid-19 and influenza outbreaks this winter might not be as serious as first thought, following record low(...)

Jack Lambert of the Mater hospital in Dublin speaking to The Irish Times’s Confronting Coronavirus podcast in April.

Coronavirus in Ireland can be contained if people “do all the right things” and take responsibility for their actions, an infectious diseases consulta(...)

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