Sr Mary Killeen: ‘For people trying to climb out of poverty, eviction reduces them to dependence and destitution.’

(...) pontiff of the fight to provide education, health and welfare to a community oppressed by deep(...)

Restricting the Junior Certificate examination to just Irish, English and maths, was among options considered by the then government in 2010.

(...) spending departments such as health, education and social welfare to secure cuts. The papers show then(...)

Prof Owen Smith, a consultant paediatric haematologist at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital in Crumlin, holds a medical professorship at Trinity College Dublin. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

(...) in child and adolescent health over the past two decades and is currently special adviser to the(...)

Savita Halappanavar. Photograph: The Irish Times

A date has been set in the High Court for the claim for damages against the Health Service(...)

Denis Cowap, Mariana Varvara and her baby Luca, and Stuart Comerford after collecting food parcels from the Capuchin Day Centre, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Fagan. “I’ve seen people come in and just totally defrost,” says community health worker Rachel(...)

One Family chief executive Karen Kiernan:  “It is unacceptable to continue to sentence a generation of children to a lifetime of poverty and poor life chances.”  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

(...) 2013. Barnardos chief executive Fergus Finlay described the child poverty rates as a “national(...)

Minister for Childre Dr James Reilly: said the most important requirements for young people leaving care included continuity of relationships and secure suitable accommodation

(...) the norm, Minister for Children Dr James Reilly said. He said the Child Care (Amendment) Bill 2015(...)

Tusla, the child and family agency, has developed a national approach entitled Meitheal  involving collaboration with  families and professionals to address the challenges faced in providing high-quality care to young people. File photograph: Kane Skennar/Getty Images

(...) needs of children. The Child and Family Agency has committed to an approach of early, co(...)

On foot of the research, Alcohol Action Ireland is calling for legislation to regulate the sector.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

(...) conducted by the Health Promotion Research Centre at NUI Galway, says the results show alcohol marketing to(...)

Sinead Ahern, chair of Labour Women, and  Senator Ivana Bacik during the launch by Labour Women of the General Scheme of the Labour Women Repeal the 8th Amendment Bill in Buswells Hotel,Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

(...)-certifiedgrounds: risk to life; risk to health; cases of rape; and fatal foetal abnormality. It would also decriminalise(...)