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The site of a mass grave for children who died in the Tuam mother-and-baby home, Co Galway. The discovery of hundreds of remains there led to the commission of investigation being established. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Survivors of Mother and Baby Homes can seek access to personal information gathered by a State inquiry, but the privacy rights of others and the State(...)

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald. The party  argues it has forced the Government to “row back” on PUP cuts, to reintroduce protections for renters, and  continues to demand mortgage breaks for borrowers affected by the pandemic

Describing coronavirus as the “crisis of a century” in March, Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald said it was time for the country to pull together. Th(...)

Customers wearing face masks  socially distance as they queue to enter a clothes shop in Dublin city centre on Monday, before Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions were announced. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty

Following days of warnings from senior public health officials about the continuing spread of Covid-19, the Government last night reversed its previou(...)

Chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan during a media briefing at the Department of Health in Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The State’s public health team has not recommended a move to higher levels of restrictions after it met on Thursday, it has emerged. Two senior sourc(...)

Gardaí have set up checkpoints on motorways in conjunction with coronavirus regulations. Photograph: An Garda Síochána/Twitter

Senior Garda officers believe the first day of checkpoints nationwide and resulting traffic congestion was a “sharp shock” that made it clear people s(...)

The new inquiries would highlight potential sources of infection, and help to identify people at risk because of the locations in which they are moving about in the community. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP

Contact tracers are to begin investigating where people are infected with Covid-19, following admissions this week by the State’s public health team t(...)

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(...)

Sinn Féin’s Eoin O’Broin: said the party will support the Bill moving to the next stage in the Dáil. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Sinn Féin have pledged to support the progress of new legislation which would let people who are terminally ill decide the timing of their own death. (...)

Sources now believe so-called ‘wet pubs’ could reopen in early October. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said so-called “wet pubs” should be given the chance to reopen and prove that they can operate safely. Mr Varadkar made the(...)

The crowd for Bonnie Tyler who played on the Throwback stage at Electric Picnic in August last year. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Musical events and gigs may be allowed to go ahead if alcohol is not served on the premises as part of new proposals under consideration by the Govern(...)

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