Paddy Joe, 82, urges elderly to stay positive after virus recovery

An 82-year-old Roscommon man who recovered from Covid-19 has encouraged his fellow senior citizens to remain positive in the face of the virus. Ballinameen native Paddy Joe Lynch was discharged from Sligo University Hospital on Thursday after spending ten days...

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NUI Galway to hold virtual conferring ceremony for 300 medical graduates

NUI Galway are to hold virtual conferring ceremonies for over 300 graduates and their families this Monday in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The university will hold two ceremonies, which will be live-streamed to graduating medical students. Due to restrictions...

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A letter from Bergamo: ‘Burials are every 30 minutes in the main cemetery’

By Sean Horkan The Knock to Bergamo flight has introduced a large number of Mayo and West of Ireland holidaymakers...

Friday, 03/04/20 - 9:17am Read More

Ballina demands its own Covid-19 testing centre

A North Mayo councillor has criticised the decision to locate each of Mayo’s two existing Covid-19 testing centres in Castlebar....

Thursday, 02/04/20 - 3:59pm Read More

Boosting your immune system against the coronavirus is a marketing myth

By Marian Duggan You can’t boost your immune system during the Covid-19 epidemic but you can support it, says dietitian...

Thursday, 02/04/20 - 9:01am Read More

Mayo Order of Malta units ready to join Covid-19 fight

Up to 125 Order of Malta Ambulance Corps volunteers in Mayo are preparing to join their counterparts from all over...

Wednesday, 01/04/20 - 5:01pm Read More

‘I couldn’t go on meeting people’

Covid-19 cases are confirmed in Mayo