Denis Mccauley

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Dr Diarmuid Quinlan, medical director of the Irish College of General Practitioners, said loneliness was a challenge before Covid-19 and has become ‘much worse’ because of the pandemic.

A GP and coroner in Co Donegal has said there is “a terrible problem” of suicide among young people in Ireland. Dr Denis McCauley, who is chair of t(...)

 Storage freezers where vials of Covid-19 vaccine are to be stored at Pfizer’s facility in Portage, Michigan, USA. Photograph: Pfizer Handout/EPA

The resumption of normal life, even with a vaccine for Covid-19, will “still take some time”, a high-ranking Government official has said. Liz Canav(...)

Dr Gerald Barry said the successful vaccination of older and vulnerable cohorts of society would have major impact. Photograph:  Joel Saget/AFP via Getty

There was initially no GP representative on a new body tasked with planning for widespread coronavirus vaccination, even though they are likely to pla(...)

Dr Gabriel Scally:   ‘We’re paying the price for the failure, and particularly the Border counties are obviously paying the price for that.’ Photograph:  Crispin Rodwell

An all-island plan is now “the only way” to tackle the high number of Covid-19 cases occurring on both sides of the Border, public health expert Dr Ga(...)

GPs have said they are continuing to care for patients in nursing homes. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

GPs have said they are continuing to care for patients in nursing homes, but that it is important such consultations are only carried out where necess(...)

There are 2,498 GPs signed up to the Government scheme, which represents the vast majority of family doctors.  Photograph: Thinkstock

There has been no increase in the number of family doctors since the Government agreed a deal earlier this year to roll back austerity-era cuts to gen(...)

Figures released by the HSE  show that the largest amounts paid to GPs last year under the scheme went to family doctor out-of-hours services. Photograph: Getty Images

The out-of-hours family doctor service in Carlow and Kilkenny, known as Caredoc, received more than €4.3 million in gross payments under the medical c(...)

A woman who lived less than a mile from her local hospital died after an ambulance took almost an hour to get to her home in Co Donegal, a coroner has heard.

A woman who lived two kilometres from her local hospital died after an ambulance took almost an hour to get to her home in Co Donegal, a coroner has h(...)

Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness, Denis Donaldson and Gerry Adams in Stormont in December 2005. File photograph: Paul Faith/PA

A man to be charged in connection with the murder of former senior Sinn Féin and IRA figure and British agent Denis Donaldson is currently serving a l(...)

Coroner found Randy McNalley’s death was as a result of an accident. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Two divers were killed within less than three weeks of each other during separate accidents off the coast of Co Donegal, inquests into their deaths ha(...)

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