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Golf courses in Ireland have been closed since March 24th. Photo: David Cannon/Getty Images

Reopening golf clubs in Ireland before a coronavirus vaccine is found can be done “relatively safely,” a leading medical expert has said. “Golf is pl(...)

Chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan, his deputy   Dr Ronan Glynn (right) and chief clinical officer  Dr Colm Henry (second left) and Dr Cillian De Gascun (left) at a Covid-19 press conference at the Department of Health. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

How is Ireland doing in the fight to slow the spread of Covid-19? After more than two weeks of lockdown with wide ranging restrictions limiting comme(...)

A healthcare worker removes and discards personal protective equipment (PPE) outside the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center in New York. Photograph: Brendan Mcdermid/Reuters

Another 22 patients diagnosed with Covid-19 have died, the highest daily total recorded so far, the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) repo(...)

Temporary shuttering erected to protect staff in the Life Pharmacy, Parnell Street, Dublin on Thursday. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Ireland will experience a surge in the number of coronavirus cases before social distancing measures start to make an impact, according to an infectio(...)

Simon Harris: “I am very confident that we have the best possible people working on this.”

The Minister for Health Simon Harris has said that he is taking seriously the advice of expert epidemiologist Professor Sam McConkey who predicted the(...)

A woman wearing a protective face mask in Milan, Italy. Photograph: Mourad Balti Touati/EPA

A case of a woman in Japan who tested positive for Coronavirus a second time may ultimately have meaningful implications but is for the moment a rare (...)