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At the Mater hospital in Dublin, modelling was undertaken looking at the oxygen flow throughout the hospital “and tapering the supply as appropriate in some areas”, a consultant said.

Oxygen supply in Irish hospitals was a “challenge” as the acute system approached the peak of the pandemic in late March and early April, newly releas(...)

The average amount of time it took State officials to take a swab and obtain a test result over the past seven days fell to 1.3 days. Photograph: Francesca Volpi/Bloomberg

One more person diagnosed with Covid-19 in the Republic has died, the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) has confirmed this afternoon. Ther(...)

Some 23 confirmed Covid-19 patients are on ventilators, alongside a further six suspected cases.

Nine more people diagnosed with Covid-19 have died, bringing the total number of coronavirus-related deaths in the State to 1,678, the Health Pro(...)

Delia Kennedy (94), from Drumcondra, who has died of Covid-19, pictured in 2019. Grandchildren remember how she often posted them exam hints cut from newspapers.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at

The approach taken by the Mater was intended to protect confidentiality and respect the dignity of staff being tested, according to the HSE report. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Delays in reporting almost 250 Covid-19 cases among staff of the Mater hospital arose from its historic practice of anonymising their details at the t(...)

The National Maternity Hospital in Holles Street: It has been trying to find a new home for decades. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The row over the transfer of the National Maternity Hospital to a site owned by a religious order was the biggest story in Irish health this century, (...)

Jincy Jerry, assistant director of nursing in infection prevention and control at the Mater: “We knew when the first case hit Ireland we would be the ones taking patients.” Photograph: Tom Honan

In December 2019, Jerry Jincy was called to a meeting at Dublin’s Mater hospital where she learned preparations were to begin immediately for the poss(...)

 HSE staff member Heloise Imbert takes part in a testing exercise in Croke Park. Photograph: Ray McManus/Sportsfile

A further 16 people have died from Covid-19 in the State bringing the total to 1,518. The total number of confirmed cases of the virus in Ireland is n(...)

Dr Tony Holohan, Chief Medical Officer at the Department of Health. Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Ten outbreaks of Covid-19 have occurred in meat-processing plants and 566 staff have been infected, according to the National Public Health Emergency (...)

Sinéad Grogan, Clinical Nurse Manager Safetynet, taking the Minister for Health Simon Harris’s temperature at the official opening of a Covid Assessment Hub at the Mater Hospital Dublin, Photograph: Julien Behal

A further 27 people have died from Covid-19, bringing the total to 1,429, according to new figures from the National Public Health Emergency Team. Th(...)

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