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Dr Kevin Nolan from UCD using Schlieren imaging to illustrate the effectiveness of masks and how Covid-19 particles can move in the air. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

The speed and distance which droplets carrying the Covid-19 virus travel and the impact face coverings have on its spread have been demonstrated by a (...)

‘There are currently 25 patients on the waiting list for lung transplant at the Mater,’ Prof Jim Egan said. File photograph:  Frank Miller/ The Irish Times

Eleven lung transplants have been carried out this year so far, which is considerably lower than last year, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The(...)

Garda checkpoints are being rolled out in Co Donegal  ahead of the imposition of Level 3 restrictions at midnight.

Fears over more severe restrictions for other cities are growing tonight after the Government imposed Level 3 restrictions on colleges, which will see(...)

HSE chief executive Paul Reid said we are facing a ‘winter like none of us have experienced before’. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall

It would be “unconscionable” for a healthcare worker not to get the flu vaccine this winter, given the threat posed by Covid-19, HSE chief executive P(...)

Siobhan Cullen told the documentary that before she died her mother told her, “I have the thirst of death on me”.   Photograph: RTE

The daughter of a women who died from Covid-19 has said it is a “horrific death” and she does not want to see anybody else die from it. Siobhan Cull(...)

The Air Corps will perform a fly past over Dublin at 3pm. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has paid tribute to Detective Garda Colm Horkan who was shot dead in Castlerea, Co Roscommon in June as she laid a (...)

Thiago Cortes died after his bike was struck by a car at North Wall Quay. Photograph: Facebook

Thiago Osorio Cortes, the cyclist who died after he was struck by a car, was “very happy and always laughing”, his friends have said. Mr Cortes (28),(...)

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a Dublin crash involving a car and a cyclist. File photograph: The Irish Times

A cyclist (20s) was seriously injured when he was struck by a car in Dublin on Monday night. Gardaí said the car failed to remain at the scene and ar(...)

Research published in the journal Respirology shows treatment with tocilizumab may deliver a favourable outcome in seriously-ill Covid-19 patients. Photograph:  Lisa Maree Williams/Getty Images

The potential of a commonly-used arthritis drug in treating seriously-ill Covid-19 patients, especially in avoiding the need for mechanical ventilatio(...)

The victim was brought to the Mater Hospital where he is currently being treatedFile photograph: Frank Miller

A man in his 40s received serious head injuries after being assaulted by two men in Dublin city centre on Thursday evening. The assault took place o(...)

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