Michael Power

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The organisations said no post-funeral social gatherings are allowed and An Garda Síochána has powers to enforce Covid-19 restrictions. Photograph: iStock

Traveller representative organisations have called on the community to obey the rules around attendance at funerals. On Thursday, an estimated 200 pe(...)

The number of coronavirus patients in intensive care units has more than doubled to 76 in just one week. Photograph: Alan Betson

Intensive care units are ramping up preparations to be ready for a further increase in the number of critically ill patients with coronavirus in the p(...)

 Michael Power (55) and his RNLI rescuers. Photograph: Patrick Browne

A swimmer saved off the Waterford coast earlier this year has urged people to support the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) charity in its Ch(...)

There is a growing concern among hospital staff over the system’s capacity to cope with a surge of coronavirus patients during the winter season. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

There is a growing concern among hospital staff over the system’s capacity to cope with a surge of coronavirus patients during the winter season, a se(...)

The defendant’s barrister  submitted at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court that the fact that his client had been given morphine for pain while attending accident and emergency affected his behaviour. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A prisoner who “demonstrated admirable speed, dexterity and agility” when he slipped handcuffs and made “a run for it” will serve an additional six mo(...)

Dr Tony Holohan, chair of NPHET, delives a media briefing in the Department of Health. Photograph:  Crispin Rodwel/The Irish Times

The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) is expected to sign off on a final version of the plan to ease Ireland’s Covid-19 restrictions at a (...)

An Irish forklift company have developed a new device called the Combi-Ventilate, to help ease ICU ventilator shortages during the coronavirus crisis. Screenshot: Combi-Ventilate

An Irish forklift manufacturer based in Monaghan has applied expertise in engineering and software design to develop a new “ventilator splitter” that (...)

In March 1923 19-year-old IRA anti-Treaty volunteer Thomas Greehy was killed in a booby-trap explosion when he went to recover weapons from an arms dump. He was hastily buried near the spot and his funeral in his native Lismore, Co Waterford did not take place until August 1924.

County: Waterford Incident: During the Civil War, National Army laid siege to anti-Treaty forces holding at key locations Date: July 18th-20th, 1(...)

Dawn Meats has been granted leave by the High Court to serve copies of motions seeking to attach and commit to prison 18 protesters at two of its beef(...)

Some 475 inmates are   at large from Irish prisons. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Some 475 inmates are currently at large from prisons around the country, authorities have confirmed. While the majority are deemed “technical breache(...)

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