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A woman jogs down a deserted Grafton Street in Dublin on Sunday. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

The number of outbreaks of Covid-19 in private houses has almost doubled in the space of a week and some hospitals have no intensive care beds availab(...)

HSE chief executive Paul Reid speaking at a media briefing in Dublin City University on Sunday.

Health officials have warned they expected to see “considerably more’ outbreaks in disability and mental health residential units, as well as another (...)

Entrance to St Mary’s Hospital, Phoenix Park where between April 2nd and 17th,  11 residents  died, with  10  testing positive for Covid-19 and the 11th person  a suspected case. Photograph:  Crispin Rodwell

Fifty days after nursing homes closed to visitors – with management acting themselves and not at the State’s direction – health officials are only now(...)

A Cork nursing home has become the first in the country to pilot an innovative piece of remote temperature checking software. Photograph: Getty

A Cork nursing home has become the first in the country to pilot an innovative piece of remote temperature checking software that can detect early Cov(...)

Dublin Bus: seating capacity has been reduced to 16, to enable social distancing. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Taking public transport in what used to be the morning peak is now a trip into an eerie world Just before nine on a weekday morning I take (...)

Yogesh Bhurtun’s baby daughter Tanvi,  with her sister Yashika

Just over a month ago, Yogesh Bhurtun, a nursing assistant at Dublin’s Mater Hospital, became a father for the second time. His daughter Tanvi was bor(...)

The scene has been preserved and gardaí are conducting searches. Photograph: Google Street

A 20 year old man stabbed to death in north inner city Dublin last night has been named locally as Glen Osborne. The man, from Taafe Place Ballybough(...)

The World Health Organisation said there is  experimental evidence from both animal and human studies that the BCG vaccine has non-specific effects on the immune system. Photograph: iStock

The World Health Organisation has played down studies suggesting that that the BCG vaccine may provide protection against Covid-19 and significantly r(...)

Tesco said it was continuing to experience high demand for its home delivery service and was at full capacity for the next three weeks. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Supermarkets have outlined further measures aimed at supporting vulnerable people and helping frontline healthcare workers as the fight to slow the sp(...)

A Defence Forces medic awaits arrivals at the testing site on Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Public health officials tackling the Covid-19 pandemic are like firefighters trying to bring a large blaze under control. What seems at first to be (...)

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