Migrant children from Iraq in a sports hall at Jane-Addams high school, which has been transformed into a refugee shelter, in Berlin’s Hohenschoenhausen district, Germany, February 2nd, 2016 Photograph: Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

There are more children and women on the move than adult males for the first time since the start of the European refugee and migrant crisis, accordin(...)

The Health Information and Quality Authority (Hiqa) is due to examine the clinical, financial, ethical and organisational implications of using human papillomavirus (HPV) testing as the main screen test for detecting cervical cancer. File photograph: Getty Images

The screening method used to detect cervical cancer in Irish women is to be assessed to ensure the most effective strategy is being used to prevent th(...)

A poster for Renua’s Terence Flanagan has had its “public meeting” sticker begin to peel off in the wind (left), while other posters have seen the stickers removed completely (right). Photographs: Stephen Ray

Storm Henry may have left some disgruntled election candidates in its wake after Monday night’s strong winds blew stickers off public meeting posters,(...)

The claimant must attend National Lottery headquarters in person to officially claim the prize but has 90 days from the date of the draw to do so. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Irish winner of Friday night’s shared €132 million EuroMillions jackpot will have to wait till the end of the week before the money is pooled from(...)

“I like the silhouettes best, the shapes are quite graphic. In some ways, when you can’t see the facial expressions the shadows accentuate the dancers’ form.” Prodanza Ballet School, Habana, Cuba. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney

A young dancer rolls up her tracksuit to lace the delicate ribbons around her ankle as she prepares for the day’s dance class. Beside her a young man (...)

Marwan and his wife Rodina: “I would love to stay in Dublin. Our daughters are very happy in the school.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A Catholic parish in Dublin, which raised thousands of euro to help a family of Syrian migrants, has been unable to rent a house for them, despite gu(...)

Two armed men approached the staff of a cash-in-transit van shortly after 12.30pm on Sunday outside the Blanchardstown Shopping Centre. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimmons

Gardaí are investigating the theft of a large sum of money in Blanchardstown after two armed men threatened staff of a cash-in-transit van on Sunday. (...)

Fr Raphael Annan. Photograph: Alan Betson

Fr Raphael Annan: arrived from Ghana, 2014 When Fr Raphael Annan first mentioned to his father that he wanted to enter the seminary, he was told he(...)

“If it is the Government’s aim to stop prostitution by ending demand, then why are they increasing the penalties and further criminalising workers?” asks Kate McGrew from Sex Workers Alliance Ireland. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Sex workers could be jailed for working together indoors for safety reasons under new legislation, Sex Workers Alliance Ireland (SWAI) has warned. S(...)

 Carmel and Martin Naughton,  this year’s  winner of the Community Foundation for Ireland’s National Philanthropists of the Year Award. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Carmel and Martin Naughton have been named National Philanthropists of the Year in recognition of their generosity and leadership in supporting the ar(...)