A Palestinian boy  next to the rubble of buildings destroyed during the 50 days of conflict between Israel and Hamas  in 2014, in Gaza City. Photograph:  MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images

There were no great surprises in the findings of the UN’s commission of inquiry into the 2014 Gaza conflict. Unlike previous similar reports that were(...)

Dubliner Ibrahim Halawa:  awaiting trial in Egypt  along with 420 others since August 2013

  The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission was divided over whether to issue a call for the “immediate release” of Irish teenager Ib(...)

The Government should amend its draft law on gender recognition so as to widen the categories of people who can avail of its provisions, the Irish Hum(...)

(From left) Irish golfer Rory McIlroy, former US president Bill Clinton and  Bono  at Fire   restaurant in last night. Photograph: Alan Andrews @coffeeculture

Ireland can exploit new technology to become a world leader in philanthropy, former US president Bill Clinton told an audience in Dublin last night.Le(...)

Former US President Bill Clinton makes a speech publicising the One Percent Difference Campaign at the Conrad Hotel in Dublin today. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ireland can exploit new technology to become a world leader in philanthropy, former US president Bill Clinton told an audience in Dublin tonight.Lendi(...)