Nuala O Connor

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“Even though GPs are working hard it is still important to try to take some time for ourselves, to get out and take some regular exercise, to try to eat healthily”

As GPs across the country spend more and more time speaking to patients concerned about having caught coronavirus, concerns have been raised that some(...)

Richard Quinlan, chief ambulance officer for North Leinster,  demonstrating how the test for Covid-19 is performed, on March 10th. Photograph: Alan Betson

How many tests have we done, and how many are we doing? In terms of laboratory tests, which produce a positive or negative result on a sample, we hav(...)

The treatment   of the majority of people who catch the coronavirus is similar to that of most common viral illnesses such as the flu and the common cold. Photograph: iStock

The treatment and self-care of the majority of people who catch this new coronavirus, also known as Covid-19, is similar to that of most common viral (...)

It’s difficult to know what to do when your children request play dates with their friends. Photograph: Getty Images

While most people now understand the concept of social distancing (keeping between one and two metres away from everyone else), regular hand-washing a(...)

Dr Mary Favier has asked the public to help keep  frontline healthcare staff as safe as possible from the Covid-19 virus. Photographer: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Patients have been told not to turn up at GP surgeries without an appointment in order to reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus. And patients who (...)

Grace Dyas, one of the signatories of the open letter. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Alleged sexual harassment, bullying and discrimination in the arts sector must be tackled, almost 200 artists have said in an open letter to the Arts (...)

Ian Duhig with brothers Kevin (left) and Adrian and sister Geraldine in about 1962

Ian Duhig’s parents emigrated to England in the 1950s in search of a better life. In this essay, he looks at growing up IN London under the influen(...)

“At the heart of The Frames whirlwind was a still centre,” writes Nuala O’Connor of Colm Mac Con Iomaire in her artist biography for the Irish musicia(...)

One senses the nation leaning nervously into a particularly awkward series of centenary commemorations. The 1916 anniversary went well. The first Worl(...)

April 23rd: The History Hedge School. The cause of Labour? - the 1918 general strike against conscription Padraig Yeates, Sarah Ann Buckley, Todd Morr(...)

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