It matters not how old, unfit, out of condition or overweight we have become – regular exercise by way of walking or otherwise has proven benefits to both our mental and physical health. Photograph: Thinkstock

(...) and have three children. I am already on blood-pressure meds. Oh Lord, how did it come to this? So(...)

Leila Dube from Galway marching with asylum seekers, refugees and supporters  on Universal Children’s Day last November, protesting about the system of direct provision. Photograph: Alan Betson

It’s the details that shock: children growing up in State-sanctioned poverty without enough toys or(...)

Former Korean Air Lines executive Heather Cho (C) is surround by reporters as she is released at a courthouse in Seoul, South Korea on May 22. Photograph: Reuters/Hwang Kwang-Mo/Yonhap

Yang-ho’s three children, was sentenced in February to one year in prison. The High Court in Seoul(...)

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.

(...) of up to 12 months for care and said the justice system is failing children.“Delays in court(...)

David Norris with Katherine Zappone, and Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald TD in the court yard at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill 1:04

(...) criminality, challenging the criminal law, losing in the High Court and Supreme Courts, finally winning out by(...)

The highest turnout in any referendum was for the 1972 question on joining the EEC, when 70.88 per cent of the electorate cast their ballot

(...) establishment of a Court of Civil Appeal on the same day.The referendum on children’s rights had an even lower(...)

Senators Katherine Zappone and David Norris: the latter was told in the Supreme Court in 1983 that homosexuality was “morally wrong, and has been so regarded by mankind throughout the centuries. It cannot be said of it . . . that no harm is done if it is conducted in private by consenting males. Very serious harm may in fact be involved.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Dublin, took his place in the public gallery of the Supreme Court in Dublin. He hoped it would be the(...)

In the courtyard at Dublin Castle, the Central Results Centre, during the results of the Referendum on Marriage Equality. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

(...): families matter, children matter, everyone matters.”A solicitor, Mr Noonan was legal adviser to campaigner(...)

Detectives arrested a suspect at Cork Prison at 9am on Friday and brought him to Mayfield Garda station for questioning over a fatal assault on father-of-three Graham Johnson. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

(...), West Cork.Detectives obtained a Section 42 warrant from Cork District Court last Monday to allow them(...)

Student Amée Dunne (left) and her fiancé Kathryn Nea at the launch of USI campaign: “We have an opportunity to protect our children, who are being bullied for being attracted to someone of the same gender. It’s not right and it’s not fair and it’s not equal.” Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography.

(...) have been very important,” he says. “Previous referenda — on the Seanad, the Court of Appeal, judges(...)