By his masterly translations in this century of Brian Merriman’s C (...)

Featuring authentic Chinese performances such as dragon and lion dances, the Dublin Chinese New Year Festival takes place in the Temple Bar area this weekend. Photograph: Erik De Castro/Reuters 1:37

Dublin Chinese New Year FestivalThe Dublin Chinese New Year Festival marks the 4712th year of the Chinese calendar in the Temple Bar area this weekend(...)

Minister for Children Frances Fitzgerald said it appeared many families were not accessing the supports they were entitled to. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Almost 40 per cent of families living at risk of poverty receive no financial support from the Department of Social Protection other than child benefi(...)