Minister for Children and Youth Affairs James Reilly has said the national longitudinal study of children, Growing up in Ireland,  was one of the most important strategic investments in data on children’s lives.

Phase two of the national longitudinal study of children, Growing up in Ireland, has been launched. The study has been monitoring the development of a(...)

At the Law Society of Ireland’s annual Justice Media Awards were Conor Gallagher, Carl O’Brien, Paul Scott, Law Society of Ireland president Kevin O’Higgins, Sinead O’Shea, Law Society director general Ken Murphy and Bryan O’Brien.

Irish Times journalism has been awarded two certificates of merit in the Law Society of Ireland’s annual Justice Media Awards. In the daily newspapers(...)

The findings of the inspection at Gove House revealed an inadequate level of compliance with the Health Act 2007.

A care centre for adults with intellectual disabilities in Cork city remains unsuitable to meet the needs of its residents, according to a Health Info(...)

Protesters bin their bills as part of a anti-water charge protest from Parnell Square to Leinster House, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A large meeting to organise non-payment of water bills will take place on June 7th, anti-water charge campaigners have announced. The Non-Payment Netw(...)

To obtain a licence, a private investigators must provide a licence fee, a Garda vetting form, a certificate of compliance and a tax clearance certificate. Photograph: Getty Images

Private investigators will need to obtain a licence from the Private Security Authority (PSA) from November, under new measures announced by the Depar(...)

The officer has been suspended from duty by the Garda Commissioner.

A senior Garda officer has been arrested in an investigation into the unlawful disclosure of information to the media. The investigation began last ye(...)

Minister for Children James Reilly and Minister for Heritage Heather Humphreys with schoolchildren Hiba Al-Marsoomi and Maeve Conroy from Divine Word, Rathfarnham, at Collins Barracks where they held a gathering to imagine the future of Ireland beyond 2016. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Primary schoolchildren tasked with imagining the sort of country they want to live in after 2016 have said they’d like to rid Ireland of racism but h(...)

Crimestoppers has appealed for information on the murder of farmer John Cusack, which happened on his farm in Co Limerick nearly 20 years ago.

The Crimestoppers charity has appealed for information about the murder of John Cusack in Co Limerick nearly 20 years ago. Mr Cusack (56) was found ly(...)

The Cari annual report said calls to its helpline over rape and sexual assault had increased by 43 per cent over the past three years.

A significant increase in teenagers committing sexual assaults against other teenagers has been recorded by support organisation Children at Risk in I(...)

Minister of State Kathleen Lynch said repealing the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution to change abortion laws would be very “do-able” following the passing of the same-sex marriage referendum. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Minister for Children James Reilly has said the Constitutional amendment banning abortion should be repealed to allow for terminations in cases of fat(...)