Martin Feeley

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 A view through the door into to the Covid ICU (Intensive Care Unit) at St. Vincents University Hospital.Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Much of the commentary by civic, political and other authorities is a double cause for concern. Firstly, it probably is a manifestation of their own l(...)

Shoppers walk past Covid signs in Celbridge, Co Kildare. Photograph: Colin Keegan/ Collins Dublin

A former Fianna Fáil minister is among a group of Irish doctors calling on the Government its change its pandemic strategy to “co-existing” with Covid(...)

Dr Marcus de Brun: As well as resigning his HSE list of patients, he has shut down his Twitter account. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

A Dublin GP says he has decided to close his practice after being threatened with suspension by the Medical Council over his anti-lockdown and anti-ma(...)

Dr Martin Feeley says the costs of the measures are being met by younger people. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP via Getty

The senior Health Service Executive doctor who resigned from his post days after he criticised “draconian” anti-Covid-19 restrictions has insisted tha(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar and Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly arriving at the unveiling of the Irish Government’s blueprint for living with Covid-19 in Dublin on Tuesday, September 15th, 2020. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Six months into this crisis, we’re no longer talking about the better world waiting on the other side. The goalposts for our exit plan have shifted fr(...)

  HSE chief executive Paul Reid  described the UK’s testing and tracing system as being ‘in almost collapse’ and said it was ‘shutting down’ swabbing centres.   Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has turned down a request from Britain’s national health service to process tests for it in Irish laboratories. Se(...)

Dr Martin Feeley’s view that coronavirus is ‘much less severe’ than the flu for most people and that restrictions were no longer justified caused a furore.

A senior Health Service Executive (HSE) doctor has resigned just days after criticising “draconian” anti-Covid-19 restrictions. Dr Martin Feeley’s vi(...)

Dr Martin Feeley says any assessment of Ireland’s strategy should take into account the cost to people’s quality of life.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Health Service Executive (HSE) has sought to distance itself from comments made in The Irish Times by one its senior executives that “dr(...)

The Get Going Get Rowing programme, which brings schoolgirls into rowing, has introduced about  8,000 individuals to the sport already this year. Photo:  Christopher Lee/Getty Images

If you could wind time back a decade, you would find rowing supporters asking what was a familiar question: why are there so few Irish schools which (...)