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Dingle has weathered many storms, literally and metaphorically over the years and this summer it is still working away to welcome every visitor that comes along. Photograph: iStockphoto

Although Dingle is famous around the world for its sweeping coastlines, rugged beauty and rich archaeological history, that’s not what first drew my p(...)

Dr Rania Ahmed, a Sudanese anaesthetist working in Dublin, who was a first responder following the massacre of civilian protesters in Khartoum, Sudan, shortly after ousting of al-Bashir. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

As a doctor moments after a massacre in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum, Rania Ahmed was in both the right and wrong place. “I would be in trouble (...)

Sally Nagle, from Montenotte, Co Cork,  was  to receive a kidney transplant next month.

Sally Nagle from Co Cork, was due to receive a kidney transplant from her aunt this month but because of coronavirus, the surgery has been suspen(...)

Security guards are seen at Croke Park in Dublin, which is being used as a testing facility for Covid-19. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Patients should expect to wait up to a week after first making contact with their doctor for the results of Covid-19 tests, amid unprecedented levels (...)

Two women wearing protective face masks walk along Grafton Street in Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

Irish residents have been advised not to leave the island until March 29th as the number of coronavirus cases is forecast to reach 1,300 by the end of(...)

Team winner Hugh Guidera from TCD Phil during the Irish Times Debate Final in 2015 held at Maynooth University. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

1960 “That this house regrets the divergence of the sciences from the humanities in the modern university.” Team winner: Charles Lysaght and Aidan B(...)

Universal primary healthcare, as a social democratic concept, has been realised in almost every other OECD country. Ireland is an outlier in the world. Photograph: Getty Images/Hemera

Extension of free GP care to seven- to 12-year-olds who do not currently have a medical card has been approved by Government, subject to agreement wit(...)

Under new legislation, a person will be deemed not to have agreed to be a donor if they had, while alive, registered their wish not to become one. Photograph: Peter Dazeley via Getty

A merged opt-in and opt-out register to consent to organ donations could sow doubts and lead to fewer donations, a Department of Health official has s(...)

Ronan McLaughlin (right) is going for back-to-back wins at the Shay Elliott Memorial. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ronan McLaughlin returns to Wicklow for the 62nd staging of the Shay Elliott Memorial race this weekend aiming to become for the first rider to retain(...)

The Government is proposing to introduce an ‘opt-out’ approach to organ donation. Photograph: Getty Images

The Government is planning to introduce an opt-out register for organ donation but will it improve numbers of organs donated? What is the Government (...)

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