HSE chief executive Paul Reid said the number of people in ICU with the same illness is “unheard of” for healthcare staff who are struggling with the surge. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A total of 77,303 Covid-19 vaccines have already been administered, with 69,378 vaccinations going to frontline healthcare staff, HSE chief executive (...)

 Suspects have been arrested and charged over the two separate attacks on gardaí and were due to appear before the courts at a later date. File photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Two gardaí in Dundalk, Co Louth, sustained injuries in assaults in the town in separate incidents on Tuesday. Suspects have been arrested and charged(...)

Two young gardaí required medical treatment over the weekend. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Two young gardaí required medical treatment over the weekend following separate violent incidents in Co Louth. On Saturday a garda, aged in his 20s, (...)

 Mask-wearing people pass Christmas windows at the GPO in Dublin on Saturday. Photograph: Alan Betson

Chief Medical Officer Tony Holohan has warned that recent progress in supressing the spread of Covid-19 is at risk after a new rise in case numbers in(...)

A man (20) received injuries to his hand and was taken to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.  File photograph: Alan Betson

A man in his mid-20s has been charged in relation to an aggravated burglary at a property in Dundalk, Co Louth last night. Gardai received reports o(...)

File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority are continuing to investigate the death of a man who fell off a shed roof in Co Louth last Saturday. The (...)

Almost 1,000 of the Republic’s Covid-19 deaths have been linked to outbreaks in nursing homes. Photograph:  John Stillwell/PA

Up to 2,300 patients were approved for transfer from acute hospitals to nursing homes in the run-up to the Covid-19 pandemic in February and March, ne(...)

Garda has appealed for anyone who witnessed the crash to contact Salthill station. Photograph: Frank Miller

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (Gsoc) is investigating interactions between gardaí and the driver of a car that was involved in a fatal crash(...)

Bryan Magill was one of three victims of the Co Louth crash early on Saturday morning. Photograph: Archview United FC Facebook page

Gardaí investigating a road traffic crash in Co Louth in which three people were killed believe the driver of one of the vehicles left the scene. A (...)

Taxi at the scene of shooting, Bridge of Peace, Drogheda. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson

A taxi driver injured in a shooting in Drogheda, Co Louth on Monday evening is understood to have been struck twice in the back. The man, understood(...)

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