President Michael D Higgins recalled the 11 million victims at the Holocaust Memorial Day Commemoration  in the Mansion House, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The world has a duty not to allow those killed in the Holocaust to “die twice” by forgetting them, President Michael D Higgins has said. Speaking at (...)

Holocaust survivors Tomi Reichantal  and Suzi Diamond   during the  Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration at the Mansion House, Dublin, in 2013. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

President Michael D Higgins, Chief Justice Susan Denham and various Ministers will be among the dignitaries in attendance for the 12th annual Holocaus(...)

A group of undocumented parents and children outside the Dáil to mark International Migrants Day. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons. 2:11

Allan Defiesta’s sixth Christmas in Ireland will be a quiet one, a far cry from the extravaganza of holiday celebration in his native Philippines. (...)

Sen John Crown: “Sometimes we do not appreciate enough what a privilege it is to live in a democracy where people still have these freedoms.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A Seanad Private Members’ Bill limiting the damages public bodies can be awarded in defamation cases has been accepted in principle by the Government.(...)

Siofra Flood, former COO of Swrve, has committed to becoming a lead entrepreneur for the next cycle of Going for Growth. (Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times)

Going for Growth is looking to recruit 60 female entrepreneurs to participate in the next phase of its entrepreneurship programme. The programm(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD and former taoiseach Bertie Ahern at the launch of Ireland 2016. Photograph: Aidan Crawley 1:32

Relatives of those who fought in the Easter Rising will be invited to head a parade which will be main event of the Easter Rising centenary commemorat(...)

Jennifer Coady Murphy of Beautilicious in  Waterford at the National Women’s Enterprise Day conference in Galway. Photograph: Andrew Downes

Research continuously, nurture “good people” and don’t be afraid to fail – was the advice given by women to women at the National Women’s Enterprise(...)

Members of the King’s Hospital Choir after the annual law service to mark Michaelmas Law Term at St Michan’s Church in Dublin.Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The establishment of a new Court of Appeal, due to open later this year, marks the “most important development” in the structure of the courts since t(...)

The Eighth Amendment of the Constitution, Article 40.3.3, must go. It makes a woman’s life equal to that of a foetus and removes her right to “life, l(...)

Shortly after Dr Leo Varadkar became Minister for Health he was interviewed by RTÉ about the challenges facing the health sector, including Ireland’s (...)