Aodhán Ó Riordáin: it is “no longer tenable for this State to deny Traveller ethnicity.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Traveller ethnicity will be “a reality” in six months, the Minister of State for Equality has said. Aodhán Ó Riordáin, speaking at an event in Dublin (...)

The scene of the crash in Fairview, Dublin.

The difficult relationship between the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) and the Garda force has come under renewed strain following a seriou(...)

Sgt Maurice McCabe: rang Garda Commissioner’s office yesterday to complain. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe has taken issue with evidence presented by interim Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan to the Oireachtas Comm(...)

Members of the Casey family from Limerick, Chanell and Britney, participating in a Travellers rights protest, on their way to the Dáil. Photograph: Alan Betson

Mags Casey, a young Traveller mother in Co Tipperary, spoke to The Irish Times seven years (...)