Tony O’Brien: We need real originality and invention in this time of crisis
A mere €1m in funding for public sector innovation isn’t going to cut it: the government has to step up to the plate
Ireland needs innovation like never before. We need new ways of doing old things to make them safe for Covid-19 times, and we will need entirely new services and offerings to help us recover from the health and economic impacts of the pandemic.
Accelerated innovation has been a welcome hallmark of the emergency response to the virus. This has been a week of hope delivered, above all, by the promise of vaccines that are the...
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Susan O’Keeffe: Vaccination programme needs to be treated as a national emergency
Poor planning has beset Ireland’s fight against Covid-19 from the start, and we are still lacking
Analysis: Ireland could reach a peak of 50-150 Covid-19 deaths a day
Ireland could see up to 200 hospitalisations and 20 ICU admissions a day by late January
EMA approves extraction of six doses of Pfizer vaccine from five-dose vials
Certain hospitals in Ireland have managed to extract seven doses from Pfizer-BioNtech vials
Comment: Vaccination numbers don’t add up – we’ll be living and dying with Covid-19 until 2022
Ireland needs to be vaccinating upwards of 100,000 people a week but we show no signs of getting close to that figure