Fears are growing that nursing homes could be hit by a second wave of illness and death from Covid-19 as the virus sweeps across the country. It has emerged that 24 deaths notified in the first three weeks of October have been linked to nursing homes.
Eilish O'Regan writes that prevention is key and lessons have been learned by the HSE and nursing home providers across a range of safeguards but a national collective effort to get the country through the coming months is needed.
A hand sanitiser on the list for use in schools to prevent the spread of Covid-19 is the subject of a safety alert and could force some schools to close today.
Meanwhile, the areas in Ireland with the highest coronavirus rates have been revealed as record incidences are recorded in Cavan and Meath.
Fionnán Sheahan has everything you need to know about the final US Presidential Debate 2020 as Trump’s big claims versus Biden’s folksy phrases were on display once more.
Tanya Sweeney looks at the incredible real-life story of author Anna Burns, who went from relying on food banks five years ago to scooping the 2020 International Dublin Literary Award and its €100,000 prize for her novel Milkman.
And in Property, we get a glimpse inside a former 18th century chapel that has been resurrected from near ruin to make a unique three-bed Gothic-style home.
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