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Alice Kennedy of the Irish Pensioners Choir about to go on stage at the London St Patrick’s Festival, Trafalgar Square, 16th March 2014.  Photograph: Malcolm McNally

Tributes have been paid to Alice Kennedy, chair of the Irish Elderly Advice Network in London, who has died from coronavirus. The 83-year-old, who wa(...)

The president of the District Court said estranged couples are free to vary family court orders during the crisis as long as both parties agree

Separated and divorced fathers are not being facilitated to see their children via video technology, Fathers Rights Ireland has claimed. The group sa(...)

Ronan O’Sullivan (left) and Emmet Quinlan were quarantined following a St Patrick’s Day celebration in Vietnam.

Two young Cork men were taken into quarantine by Vietnamese health authorities in recent days after cases of coronavirus were identified at a bar they(...)

Most dementia sufferers need supports such as someone doing their shopping and emotional supports, like a regular telephone check-in. Photograph: Getty Images

The coronavirus has brought about a rise in isolation, loneliness, boredom and fear for those experiencing dementia and family carers, research from t(...)

Professor Fergal Malone said fewer than 20 out of 1,000 staff at the hospital have tested positive for the virus. Photograph: David Sleator

Up to 10 women who have tested positive for coronavirus have attended the Rotunda maternity hospital in Dublin. Some of them were outpatients, and re(...)

Passangers  seen as the ship navigates through the Panama Canal on March 29th (Photograph: Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty

A Dutch cruise ship which has a coronavirus outbreak and several Irish citizens on board is expected to dock in Florida in the coming days, the Depart(...)

There will be no public auctions or crowds attending at marts during the coronavirus crisis. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Some trading at livestock marts will be allowed to proceed under new measures announced by the Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed on Tuesday. Mar(...)

Three men have been arrested after a gun attack at a house in Athy, Co Kildare, on Monday night. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty

Three men have been arrested after a gun attack at a house in Athy, Co Kildare, on Monday night. A man in his 40s was at home at a house in White Cas(...)

The Cork and Kerry community healthcare group said ‘testing is under way at all four of our centres today’. File photograph: Getty

The coronavirus testing centre at the Pairc Uí Chaoimh stadium in Cork has reopened on Monday after insufficient testing kits forced its closure on Su(...)

A series of Aer Lingus flights to China are planned this week to collect medical supplies required to combat the Covid-19 outbreak. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

An Aer Lingus flight from Dublin to China to collect medical supplies for coronavirus, resumed its journey on Monday evening having earlier returned d(...)

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