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Paddy Murray: “I am in the high-risk category when it comes to coronavirus/Covid-19. So I’m taking advice and not taking chances. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is progressively diminishing my lung capacity and I need to protect what’s left.”

I am self-isolating. I am doing so because I have been in hospital 16 times in the past eight years with lung infections and because only one fifth o(...)

Marian Finucane pictured in RTÉ’s radio studio in 1999. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Radio 1 recorded a rise in listenership in the final quarter of 2019, with Marian Finucane adding to her audience in her last months on air, new radio(...)

Well-known broadcasters Marian Finucane and Larry Gogan passed away within seven days of each other in early Janaury. Photographs: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times and RTÉ/PA Wire

On Tuesday morning, despite the sorrow of the previous days, the kids carried on playing, as kids do. While a doleful air hung over RTÉ Radio 1 in adv(...)

About 7,000 Irish people suffer a stroke every year, and an estimated 30,000 people are living with post-stroke disability

At least 120 dedicated beds are needed for stroke patients in the health service over the next five years if the needs of an ageing population are to (...)

Katie Hannon: versatile and personal

In a week when divisions in the Dáil grow ever greater, there’s a heartening show of political unity on the Late Debate (RTÉ Radio 1, Tuesday-Thursday(...)

‘It was a prolonged attack for no reason,’ Judge Nolan said, handing down a 20-month sentence. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A former Irish footballer who carried out a “prolonged” assault on an acquaintance and chased him with a dinner knife has been jailed for 20 months. (...)

  Family and friends following the hearse in the Liberties on their way to the funeral Mass of comedian Brendan Grace. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The first sign the coffin was on its way was the arrival of a large wreath spelling out the word ‘Bottler’, in tribute to one of Brendan Grace’s best (...)

A child cries as she waits to receive treatment for leishmaniasis skin disease at a health centre in al-Karamah, in northern Syria, about 26km east of Raqa. Hundreds in the northern Syrian province of Raqa have suffered due to an upsurge of leishmaniasis – a skin disease caused by a microscopic parasite spread by sandflies. The illness, which creates ulcers and disfiguring scars, is usually linked to poverty, poor sanitation, and malnutrition. Photograph: Delil Souleiman/AFP/Getty Images

1) As part of Trinity Week, “Clown Around” will be held in the Round Room of the Global Brain Institute at Trinity College, Dublin. Therapeutic clowni(...)

Dublin footballer and yoga instructor Michael Darragh Macauley is the face of a new yoga exercise DVD for people with lung fibrosis, produced by the Irish Lung Fibrosis Association. The DVD is now available to view online or to order at ilfa.ie.

1) The event “Delirium! When Acute Illness Meets Dementia” by the British Neuroscience Association will be held at the Tercentenary Hall, Trinity Biom(...)

A boy receives polio vaccine drops, during an anti-polio campaign, in a low-income neighbourhood in Karachi, Pakistan April 9, 2018. File photograph: Akhtar Soomro/Reuters

1) Dr Beth Frates, a pioneering educator in lifestyle medicine, will visit Dublin for an RCSI MyHealth public lecture on Paving the Path to Wellness a(...)

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