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# excess mortality
Excess mortality of between 876 and 1,192 recorded during March and September, CSO data shows
The excess mortality for the period March to September this year is estimated to be between 876 and 1,192.
# Covid-19
Tony Holohan says shows Ireland hasn't had any excess mortality in over six weeks
Excess mortality is seen as a significant measure in determining how a country was affected by the pandemic and how it responded.
'Ongoing analysis' into potential under-reporting of deaths in Ireland related to Covid-19
The question of extra deaths in the population as a result of the virus has been raised several times over the past number of weeks.
# top tips
An article from 1958 advising women on how to get a husband is the talk of Instagram right now
Some, eh, practical advice here.
# end of life matters
'You can only do a funeral once, and you have to do it right': The story behind
We speak to one of the siblings behind the death notice website.
Funeral of Jackie Healy-Rae to take place on Monday
The former Kerry South TD will lie in repose at Healy-Rae’s Bar in Kilgarvin today and tomorrow.