Ruairi Brugha

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In the period from August 1st to August 26th, there were 2,300 confirmed cases of the disease in the State, but just 13 deaths. Photograph: The Irish Times

The recent rise in the number of coronavirus cases in Ireland has alarmed a public weary after almost six months of restrictions. But there has also b(...)

The successful easing of restrictions in Ireland will involve ‘no border’ thinking on the island, says Prof Sam McConkey

There is much unfinished business to be dealt with quickly before Ireland can begin to ease coronavirus restrictions, according to University of Limer(...)

Prof Ruairí Brugha, who led the survey, said the chronic haemorrhage of doctors from Ireland would continue as long as they were undervalued.  File photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

Eight out of 10 trainee doctors are considering leaving Ireland because of poor working conditions, training opportunities and work-life balance, a su(...)

Prof Brian MacCraith, president of DCU: a group chaired by him has made a series of recommendations for improving medical training and working conditions which are  being implemented. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh / The Irish Times

Young Irish doctors and nurses are emigrating because of difficult working conditions, poor training and career opportunities, rather than for financi(...)