Paddy Clancy has spent a lifetime in journalism, having worked for Irish and British national newspapers and is a former presenter of “It Says In The Papers” on RTE radio.
He has contributed to IrishCentral's sister publication, the Irish Voice, for a decade and now lives in Donegal where he continues to freelance for a variety of papers.
A housing estate in Dublin turned to balcony bingo to break the tedium of social distancing.
Ryanair said it expects to ground the majority of its aircraft fleet across Europe over the next five to eight days with a reduction of 80 percent or more to flights in April and May. Aer Lingus also announced drastic cutbacks
A strange new reality in Ireland as St. Patrick's Day celebrations canceled due to Coronavirus outbreak.
Health Minister Simon Harris said that he is taking seriously the advice of disease expert who predicted there could be between 80,000 and 120,000 deaths.
Among the offshoots of the coronavirus outbreak are improved sick pay and losses to tourism interests.
The coronavirus alert, with two cases confirmed with the illness on the island of Ireland, has this week forced extra medical security measures.
An Irish couple quarantined with thousands of other cruise ship passengers off Japan have talked about how they deal with days confined to their cabin.
Mary Lou McDonald will be proposed for Taoiseach when the Dáil resumes later this week, but the Sinn Fein leader is unlikely to be elected as no government has yet been formed.