Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan will bring the Bill to the weekly Cabinet meeting. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Government is expected to approve a Bill today that will compel schools to publish their admission policies and will also ban the seeking of de(...)

Actors Jeremy Irons and Sinead Cusack at a protest against the sale of State forests in Avondale, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Eric Luke

The return to the State from the sell-off of Coillte’s harvesting rights would have been far too low to justify it going ahead, a source close to the (...)

The proposed law would provide for better access to land for walkers

A new law designed to guarantee and provide better access to Ireland’s mountains, wilderness and countryside for walkers, cyclists and runners is bein(...)