Orla Muldoon

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Shopping in Woodies Bray, 2020. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw, The Irish Times

Some might call it magic. Filling your trolley with Easter-themed bunnies, fitted sheets and bottles of wine in a crowded supermarket won’t give you C(...)

A member of the cleaning staff  at Dublin Airport. The use of face masks is a remarkably efficient way of reducing contagion. Photograph: Alan Betson.

Following the outbreak of the Covid-19 virus, I noted in my last column in April most governments around the world paid close attention to the advice (...)

Dan Bradley, professor of population genetics at Trinity College Dublin, is to evaluate ancient genetic characteristics of farm animals to help write new chapters on ancient human history.

Four Irish researchers are to benefit from a total of €10 million in grants to study the ancient genetic make-up of farm animals, complete a data anal(...)

‘It is time to interrogate Ireland’s two-tier healthcare system and its consequences.’ File photograph: Flashfilm/Getty Images

We are at a crossroads. It is time to interrogate Ireland’s two-tier healthcare system and its consequences. A system that divides us in terms of heal(...)