Mary Bridget Collins, who lives with nine others in a multi-generational household in Traveller accommodation, had Covid-19 in April last year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

For the past year, Fr Paul O’Driscoll, the parish priest of the Travelling people, has faced difficulties arranging funerals for members of the commun(...)

John Campion Jnr: “Dad put so much effort into saving it from falling down, I felt it would be a shame not to complete the task.”

Many of us dream of being king or queen of the castle but one Co Kilkenny man, a doctor by day and restoration man by night, picked up where his fathe(...)

The remains of Paddy Lyons are carried from Ballysaggart Church on Monday. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The untimely death of 90-year-old Paddy Lyons had “cast a great shadow”, mourners at his funeral have been told. The rural community of Ballysaggart (...)

Seán Casey, team director of the International Medical Corps in Liberia. While the BBC was keen to interview him, they told him not to come in to their studio.   Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Rising international hysteria about Ebola is hampering efforts by aid agencies to tackle the disease in west Africa, according to the director of an I(...)

False-colour transmission electron micrograph of Neisseria gonorrhoeae (gonococcus), the species of bacteria causing the sexually- transmitted infection gonorrhoea.

The growing number of people being diagnosed with the sexually transmitted infection gonorrhoea in the State is a “cause for concern”, the HSE has sai(...)

Cork’s Doireann O’Sullivan and Orlagh Farmer celebrate after the final whistle following victory over Dublin at Birr. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Eamonn Ryan’s Cork produced a remarkable comeback to defeat Dublin 1-19 to 2-12 on Saturday in Birr and book their place in the semi-finals of the TG4(...)

William O’Sullivan’s Kerry ran riot against a depleted Clare in Scartaglin on Saturday evening to book their place in next Saturday’s TG4 Munster wome(...)