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Ryanair group chief executive Michael O’Leary said having travel controls at ports and airports when people could cross the border from Northern Ireland was not a quarantine, it was ‘simply political game playing’.

Public health expert Dr Gabriel Scally has rejected claims by Ryanair group chief executive Michael O’Leary that it is safe to fly again. Dr Scally s(...)

Many private consultants have maintained that they have been effectively shut out of private hospitals and that this has affected care for their patients.

More than 6,600 in-patients have been treated in private hospitals since they were taken over by the State at the beginning of April, the Department o(...)

Nursing homes have borne the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic in Ireland, accounting for 54 per cent of the 1,606 deaths from the virus in the State. File photograph: iStock/Getty Images

The State’s health watchdog will today raise major shortcomings in the oversight of care for the most vulnerable citizens in nursing homes, the people(...)

A senior nurse will be part of the proposed expert panel on nursing homes. File photograph: The Irish Times

The establishment of a nursing-home expert panel has been announced by Minister for Health Simon Harris. Mr Harris told the Dáil there had been “par(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris: said the HSE will secure 100 per cent of the capacity of the private hospitals. Photograph: Alan Betson

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said €115 million a month is an “accurate estimate” of the cost to the State of the Government’s deal to lease private hosp(...)

Bríd Smith:  she said the new Bill   applied to  tenants in “rent-a-room” arrangements

A ban on evictions of tenants for the duration of the Covid-19 crisis has been expanded to include all tenancies in the State, including those not cov(...)

Blackrock Clinic: Insurers say they need exact details of the deal reached between the Government and private hospitals before deciding how to respond. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Health insurers have indicated they need time to assess the implications of the Government’s decision to bring all private hospitals under public cont(...)

The Dáil business committee has decided that the next meeting of the Dáil on Thursday, March 5th, would not include nominations and votes for a taoiseach.

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are to hold discussions on policy next week, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told his party last night, in an indication that the two(...)

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald and her senior TDs say they want to build a government of the left but also want to talk to Fianna Fáil about coalition. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

The warmth and colour evident as new TDs arrived in Leinster House with their families for the first day of the 33rd Dáil gave way to vitriol and bitt(...)

Mary Lou McDonald was the star of the campaign, and her repeated attacks on Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael for, as she claimed, being in power together for four years were brutally effective. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Two years after she was elected Sinn Féin president, Mary Lou McDonald has wildly exceeded the expectations of party members who chose her to succeed (...)

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