Taoiseach Leo Varadkar issued a lengthy statement on Saturday evening in which he rejected the magazine’s claims that he may have broken the law. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

The Taoiseach has said he has confidence in Tánaiste Leo Varadkar, amid ongoing controversy over the Fine Gael leader’s leaking last year of a confide(...)

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar issued a statement in which he rejected Village magazine’s claims that he may have broken the law. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Opposition parties sought to intensify pressure on Tánaiste Leo Varadkar on Sunday night after weekend revelations that he passed details of a draft a(...)

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar: sent a document relating to a €210 million deal between the State and a GP group to a doctor representing a rival group.   Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The doctor who received a leaked document from Tánaiste Leo Varadkar relating to a €210 million deal between the State and a GP group has said it was (...)

Former NAGP president Dr Maitiú O Tuathail. Photograph: Conor Healy/Picture It Photography

Maitiú Ó Tuathail, the general practitioner (GP) involved in the controversy over receiving a confidential contract document from the then taoiseach L(...)

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said in a statement  that he provided a draft copy of the new GP agreement to the then president of the NAGP  as he hoped to use his influence to encourage all GPs to accept it. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The controversy involving Tánaiste Leo Varadkar originated in moves by the previous government to extend services in general practice and a long-runni(...)

 Dr Ronan Glynn, Acting Chief Medical Officer with Covid-19 graphic. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Acting chief medical officer Dr Ronan Glynn has told the public to take less notice of the daily Covid-19 figures and focus more on the trends and und(...)

Acting chief medical officer Dr Ronan Glynn at a daily Covid-19 briefing

A number of doctors have called for an end to the daily Covid-19 figures, describing them as a “self-perpetuating cycle of misery”. Dr Maitiu O Tuat(...)

Dr Maitiu O Tuathail said during June they would go several days without any referrals at all, but there has been a notable upsurge  since the latest lockdown restrictions were lifted on June 29th.

The number of people in Dublin presenting with Covid-like symptoms is approaching figures similar to March before the surge happened, a well-known GP (...)

Patients are presenting with symptoms, such as cough, shortness of breath, sore throat or fever, but insisting it could not be coronavirus. Photograph: Mark Felix/AFP

Increasing numbers of people with symptoms of coronavirus are refusing to get tested for the condition, GPs have said. Dr Nick Flynn, a senior partne(...)

People out and about in Dublin city centre on Sunday. Photograph: Collins

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(...)

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