Ronan Glynn

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A  Covid-19 antigen test  which is available to buy at Lidl stores in Ireland. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Consumers should not buy antigen testing kits being sold in supermarkets due to the risk of false results, according to chief medical officer Dr Tony (...)

A Garda checkpoint at Dublin Airport as Covid restrictions continue to be enforced. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

A new Garda hotline established for tip-offs from the public in Co Donegal about Covid-19 regulation breaches has already experienced a high volume of(...)

Dr Ronan Glynn, deputy chief medical officer. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The deputy chief medical officer has said there are no plans to keep Co Donegal in lockdown from Monday. Dr Ronan Glynn was speaking following a spik(...)

The Department of Education. Figures provided  by social services and the department  show that most of 4,500 children who failed to return to school did so for Covid-19 reasons. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Some 4,500 children did not return to school when it reopened following Covid closures last year, official data shows. Figures provided to The Iris(...)

Racing heart: Senator Martin Conway. Photograph: Tom Honan

“Eh, I think you’re on mute there, deputy. Unmute yourself there please, deputy. Try the bottom-left-hand corner.” “Can you hear me now? Aah for fec (...)

Sinn Féin said India is not on the ‘red list’ despite a ‘really worrying’ number of cases and deaths. But the country has been added to the list in Northern Ireland.

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has said he expects a recommendation on whether or not India should be added to the mandatory hotel quarantine li(...)

Speaking following a Cabinet meeting on Tuesday, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said no further change to the vaccine rollout had been decided. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Eleven deaths and 390 further Covid-19 cases were reported by health authorities in the State on Tuesday. Of the fatalities notified to the Health Pr(...)

A soldier helps to implement the State’s mandatory quarantine system at Dublin Airport. Three cases of the B1617 variant, first identified in India, have been confirmed in the Republic. At least two of the cases are travel-related and the other one is being investigated Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Senior public health officials will meet on Wednesday to discuss potentially adding India to the mandatory hotel quarantine list of high-risk countrie(...)

Coalition sources say following changes to the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine, and the uncertainty around Johnson & Johnson, all options have  to be considered to keep the vaccination programme on track. Photograph: Getty Images

Senior medics and experts have urged caution on extending the gap between doses of Covid-19 vaccines, saying a significant benefit to the vaccination (...)

Acting chief medical officer Dr Ronan Glynn said there was no point in updating advice on the gap between Covid-19 vaccine doses until the European Medicines Agency  advises on the use of Johnson & Johnson vaccine later this week. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

The Government is to wait until there is clarity on the use of the single-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine before deciding whether to further increa(...)

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