Michael Finneran, the landlord of  Mannions Prince Arthur pub in north London, with Daisy Brown, Diarmuid Johnson and his wife Rose Finneran. Photograph: Joanne O’Brien

Small murals of James Joyce and George Bernard Shaw and other Irish writers peer down over the pool table in the Mannions Prince Arthur pub in Tottenh(...)

The virus was also mentioned on the death certificate of 32 of the 363 deaths registered in the week to December 17th. File photograph: PA

Thirty-five deaths linked to Covid-19 in Northern Ireland have been recorded in the latest weekly update. The figure is up on the 28 fatalities in th(...)

Some 43 ‘discrepancies’ have been found in a radiology review by the Northern Health Trust. File photograph: Getty Images

Some 43 “discrepancies” have been found in a radiology review by the Northern Health Trust. Earlier this year the trust announced it was to conduct (...)

The review commenced in the week beginning June 21st and it is expected to be complete by the end of October 2021. Photograph: iStock

A Northern Ireland health trust has announced it is to review more than 13,000 radiology images of patients following concerns about the work of a loc(...)

‘Our concern as cancer oncologists is of delayed cancer diagnoses following as a result.’ File photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Caring for patients as a cancer doctor after the cyberattack on HSE systems is like “working with your hands tied behind your back”, says Dr Miriam O’(...)

The pandemic has ‘highlighted pre-existing weaknesses’ in cancer services, a radiation oncologist warned. Photograph: iStock

Patients are waiting up to a year to report cancer symptoms due to a reluctance to visit GPs over concerns about becoming infected with coronavirus, a(...)

The special machine for detecting tumours will cost €450,000. Photograph: Getty Images

“Human life is far more important than just getting to the top of a mountain,” the conqueror of Everest, Edmund Hillary once declared but a team of Co(...)

An Emergency Department Nurse during a demonstration of the Coronavirus pod and COVID-19 virus testing procedures set-up beside the Emergency Department of Antrim Area Hospital, Co Antrim in Northern Ireland. Photograph: Michael Cooper/PA Wire

Ireland’s first cluster of coronavirus cases has been confirmed, after a family of four tested positive for the disease on Wednesday evening. The gro(...)

Lead author Dr Edmund Gilbert, who is based at RCSI, said the work was helping understand the role of genetic variation in human disease. File photograph: Getty

A complete genetic map of Britain and Ireland, generated by scientists for the first time, provides proof of common ancestry going back hundreds of ye(...)

A coloured scanning electron micrograph of a cervical cancer cell.

The clinical director of CervicalCheck, Professor Grainne Flannelly, has said the organisation would welcome a peer review of its performance. Her co(...)

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