A section of the crowd gathered at the Famine Memorial on Custom House Quay in solidarity  with people seeking refuge in Europe.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Up to 1,000 people gathered in Dublin today to express solidarity with people seeking refuge in Europe. Protesters heard calls for the Government to (...)

Uplift will host an event at the Famine Memorial at Customs House Quay in Dublinon Friday to show solidarity with refugees. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A website calling on people to “pledge a bed” for refugees and migrants had more than 1,000 offers of accommodation, in 28 counties across the islan(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin at the launch of the party’s election manifesto in 2011.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Democracy requires accountability and accountability is synonymous with integrity, transparency and honesty. The willingness of elected represe(...)