Jerry Cowley

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Paula Gray, from Keash, Co Sligo, has been mostly out of work for eight months and has difficulty doing simple things like walking her dogs, Furball and Bella. Photograph: James Connolly

Eight months after contracting Covid-19, Paula Gray still asks herself whether she really needs to do the most routine tasks because even taking a sho(...)

Dr Jerry Crowley said ‘social distancing got less important with every pint’. File photograph: Dara MacDonaill/The Irish Times

We should re-think our attitude to keeping secondary schools open, according to a GP who believes that schools and wet pubs have been significant fact(...)

There is an apocryphal quote that is often attributed to the late US president Lyndon Johnson about the vagaries of elections. After losing a parti(...)

Thriving family business. Drogheda butcher Justin Callaghan, of Justin Callaghan & Sons. Photograph: Tom Honan

YOU ALREADY KNOW YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT. BUT EXPERTS SAY YOU ALSO ARE WHERE YOU LIVE. IN A SPECIAL REPORT, THE IRISH TIMES SHOWS HOW 10 IRISH MAIN ST(...)

Urban village: Manor Street, in Stoneybatter in Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The purpose of the Irish Times Healthy Streets project is to stimulate a conversation about the interplay between public health, planning and the futu(...)

Karen McHugh, chief executive of Safe Home Ireland, with Aideen Archbold. Photograph: Tom Honan

Aideen Archbold, an elegant and eloquent woman in her 70s, is on a hunt for the best cup of coffee in Dublin. Having spent almost her entire adult lif(...)

Dr Mary Rogan agrees that Fempi cuts had affected many GPs, and two doctors who had retired near her in Headford, Co Galway, had not been replaced. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

West coast general practitioners like Dr Mary Rogan and Dr Jerry Cowley know how deserving carers are of any sort of support, but they are worried abo(...)

A motion supporting a properly resourced contract supporting the present system of private GP contractors was passed unanimously at the IMO conference. File image: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

GPs have signalled their opposition to any move by the Health Service Executive to create salaried family doctor posts. An extreme shortage of GPs wi(...)

A €10 million deal on rural GP allowances was welcome, but would not be enough to attract doctors to rural Ireland, doctors’ representatives have warn(...)

Independent general election candidate Dr Michael Harty (standing, centre) chatting to Kinvara men Patrick Quinn, Michael O’Loughlin, Michael O’Loughlin jnr and Patrick O’Loughlin during a visit to Ennis Mart. Photograph: Eamon Ward

Like any election candidate, Michael Harty is going door to door. But while other politicians hand out leaflets, the Co Clare GP is as likely to be c(...)

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