Migrants look  from behind a window in the carriage at the railway station in the town of Bicske, Hungary. Photograph: Laszlo Balogh/Reuters

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has said Ireland may admit as many as 1,800 refugees under a European Union deal. The European Commission is e(...)

‘Last April, as the small group began their commemorative march to Dublin, it was reported that as many as 700 migrants had drowned off the Libyan coast in the Mediterranean.’ Above: Ciara Blanch from Tallaght welcomes the Famine re-enactment walk from Roscommon to Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

How quickly we forget. When it suits. Last April a small group completed a 155km walk from Strokestown, Co Roscommon, to Dublin, in memory of 1,490 pe(...)

EU agriculture commissioner  Phil Hogan may be facing one of his toughest challenges yet in the role. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet/ EPA

It’s almost a year since former minister for the environment Phil Hogan faced MEPs at a European Parliament hearing held to approve his appointment as(...)

A woman from Syria holds a baby while waiting to be registered at the railway station in Rosenheim, southern Germany. Photograph: Andreas Gebert/AFP/Getty Images

Italy, France and Germany have signed a joint document calling for a review of current European Union rules on granting asylum and a “fair” distribut(...)

A migrant is helped to disembark from the Irish navy vessel LÉ Niamh in the Sicilian harbour of Palermo. Photograph: Guglielmo Mangiapane/Reuters

The Irish Naval Service will extend its involvement in humanitarian rescue missions in the Mediterranean, it was announced today. A report presented (...)

The Irish subsidiary of Europe’s largest parking- services company recorded a gross profit of more than €1.87 million last year, according to accounts(...)

‘The right to housing would help those who are facing homelessness now and would be a fundamental safeguard against the recurrence of this gravely unacceptable crisis.’ Photograph: Getty Images

The haunting story widely reported recently of the family with three children under the age of six found sleeping rough in Dublin has once again focus(...)

Is Beeftro the worst name for a restaurant ever? It sounds like a lard-based kitchen ingredient from the 1950s, or a bad joke, like Sharknado. Howeve(...)

The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland has expressed concerns at the publication of new citizens’ personal information online. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Concerns have been expressed by a migrant rights group about the safety of people who have sought protection in the State, following the revelation th(...)

Glanbia’s managing director Siobhán Talbot: ‘We only use legitimate structures to support our international expansion.’ Photograph: Dylan Vaughan.

Glanbia’s managing director has defended the company’s tax arrangements, insisting it pays an effective rate of 17 per cent. Siobhán Talbot was(...)