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Acting chief medical officer Dr Ronan Glynn, HSE chief clinical officer Colm Henry and Prof Philip Nolan at a Covid-19 update press conference at the Department of Health. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

There were 68 confirmed Covid-19 deaths of individuals who contracted coronavirus in outbreaks in private dwellings, according to new figures from the(...)

Dr Ronan Glynn, Acting Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Health at a Covid-19 press conference. File photograph: Collins

Workers have been urged not to “drop their guard” in protecting themselves against coronavirus as the State’s acting chief medical officer raised conc(...)

 Beachgoers bask in the sun at La Nova Icaria beach in Barcelona, Spain, on Friday. Photograph:   EPA

Higher coronavirus infection rates in the popular holiday destinations of Spain, Portugal and France should rule out their inclusion on a “green list”(...)

Plans to reopen pubs that do not serve food and nightclubs has been postponed until August 10th. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Government has delayed the next reopening phase from the Covid-19 lockdown, postponing the reopening of remaining pubs and resumption of larger ga(...)

Rosderra Irish Meats plant in Roscrea, Co Tipperary, where, according to Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley had 140 workers were out sick and 120 had tested positive in April. Photograph: Diarmuid Greene

Migrant meat plant workers have been “frightened and angry” over the lack of safety measures to protect against Covid-19 in their workplaces, accordin(...)

The former Irish Nationwide building on Grand Parade in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The coronavirus pandemic will delay the wind-up of Anglo Irish Bank and Irish Nationwide Building Society by a year to the end of 2022, the special li(...)

Sunday was the fifth day of no reported daily deaths in Ireland since the wave of infections peaked in mid-April. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Department of Health reported no additional deaths from coronavirus and 18 confirmed new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday. This is the fifth day of no(...)

The 313-year-old Marsh’s Library took to social media to stress that  the Chinese state had provided no funding to an exhibition of Chinese texts and maps. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Marsh’s Library in Dublin took to social media on Thursday to say that its exhibition on China had received no backing from the Chinese state after a (...)

 Prof Philip Nolan, chair of the Irish Epidemiological Modelling Advisory Group, speaks on Thursday. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Public health officials have expressed concern about an increase in recent days in the level of transmission of Covid-19. The reproduction number, wh(...)

The number of daily flights in and out of Dublin Airport doubled to 200 yesterday from earlier this week as Ryanair resumed 40% of its flight schedule. File photograph: The Irish Times

Fáilte Ireland will call today for the country to reopen to overseas tourists “as soon and as fast as public health considerations can allow” to help (...)

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