Immigrant Council of Ireland chief executive Denise Charlton said it was the second successive year in which there had been a substantial rise in incidents reported.

The number of racist incidents reported to the Immigrant Council of Ireland has more than doubled this year. Latest figures released by the council sh(...)

“Ms Y has had no fluids for 40 hours. She is met by consultant psychiatrist 4 who records: ‘Ms Y was an ongoing suicidal risk.’ Photograph: Bluestone/Science Photo Library

The following is a chronology of what happened to Ms Y, from the time she arrived in the Republic on March 28th until her infant was delivered by C(...)

 Advertisement for Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd (ICI) – image taken from the British Catalogue of Plastics publication, 1948. Photograph:  Science & Society Picture Library/SSPL/Getty Images

For most of the 20th century Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI) was Britain’s leading industrial company. It was formed in 1926 through the merger of (...)

 Denise Charlton, chief executive of the  Immigrant Council of Ireland.Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Ireland should introduce a human trafficking “czar” to tackle a criminal industry that nets gangs here an estimated €250 million every year, th(...)

Crown in Coolock: the paint company’s Dublin HQ of 9,387sq m (101,040sq ft) on the Malahide Road is on the market for ¤3m

Three Dublin buildings occupied by Crown Paints Ireland are to be offered for sale as investments as part of an asset restructuring exercise by(...)

Sex crime? ‘While the elimination of prostitution is a far-fetched ideal, minimisation of harm for those engaged in prostitution is practical, achievable and long overdue in Ireland,’ according to a study. Photograph: Thinkstock

The Department of Justice says that although human trafficking and prostitution sometimes overlap, “human trafficking and prostitution a(...)

Most recent figures show almost one in four of the 134 people trafficked into Ireland for sexual exploitation in recent years were children. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A new campaign to highlight how young girls are being trafficked and forced into prostitution has been launched. “Real Men Don’t Buy G(...)