Rafal Kornatka, who is standing as an independent candidate in the local election in Dublin north inner city,  canvassing in Gardiner place with Justyna Majchrzyk.

Political parties are doing “a terrible job” at reaching out to immigrants, a public debate organised by Polish community groups has heard. Prof Bryan(...)

Rotimi Adebari:  was  the only immigrant candidate who was successful in the 2009 local elections, in Portlaois. Photograph: Alan Betson/Irish Times

The main political parties have made little effort to attract immigrant candidates even though migrants will account for one in eight potential voters(...)

The Books That Define Ireland, by Tom Garvin and Bryan Fanning, looks at 30 classic Irish texts, from history and social issues to the fictional w(...)

If you were asked to name the book or books that defined Ireland for you, which would you choose? That’s the challenge UCD academics and bestsellin(...)