Peter Sutherland: Europe’s populist parties have been allowed  to frame migration as “people getting over borders” when it is more complex than that. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

UN special representative for migration Peter Sutherland has called on incoming European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker to establish a commi(...)

President Michael D Higgins: accompanies by group of key officials and dignatories. Photograph: Alan Betson

At least eight key Government advisors and senior civil servants attended last week’s royal banquet at Windsor Castle for the (...)

In UCD, the first purpose-built university law school in Ireland is named after Peter Sutherland SC

Michael Smurfit’s got one. So too Peter Sutherland and Martin Naughton, one of Ireland’s richest men. Denis O’Brien has got one also, and what’(...)

Colin Scott, dean of the UCD Sutherland Law School, says UCD is leading the way in new methods to teach law. Photograph: David Sleator

UCD’s school of law has come a long way since the first students graduated in 1911. For one thing, the School has stopped publishing the exam results (...)

Increasing Euroscepticism and anti-immigrant nationalism are two “interlinking trends”
with each feeding off the other across the community
, ormer EU commissioner and attorney general Peter Sutherland said, delivering the third annual Dr Garret FitzGerald me

Ireland must be “unambiguously committed” to further European Union integration at a time when resurgent nationalism could “fatally undermine” the ent(...)

Peter Sutherland said he was ‘disappointed that there was an apparent lack of communication’

Tensions between the then minister for justice Michael Noonan and attorney general Peter Sutherland over how to meet Fine Gael’s commitment to holding(...)

A nun hands out ‘Yes’ leaflets at the polling station on Basin Lane, Dublin, on polling day, September 7th, 1983. Photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times

A leading figure in the Pro-Life Amendment Campaign (PLAC) told the government in secret talks in 1983 that it was willing to drop its demand tha(...)

Peter Sutherland:  will be involved in implementing any proposed reforms

Former attorney general Peter Sutherland will play a role in the ongoing process of curia reform instigated by Pope Francis.As a “consultor” to the Ad(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny joking with Herb Hribar, Chief Executive eircom Group; Joe Schmidt Irish head coach; and Simon Boucher, CEO IMI, at the IMI National Management Conference “Game Changers for Growth”, at Sandyford , Co Dublin, yesterday. Photograph: Eric Luke.

This is the strangest budget run-in for a long time.Less than a week to go until Michael Noonan delivers his statement to the Dáil and the usual clamo(...)

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

The United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon has evoked Ireland’s longstanding history of emigration and recent past as a destination for migrants(...)