Data Protection Commissioner Helen Dixon

It is standard these days for organisations to claim to be “busy” when it comes to public relations. But in the case of the Office of the Data Protect(...)

Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald: removed a section on surrogacy from the Children and Family Relationships Act. Photography: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

The Government is preparing to activate parts of the Children and Family Relationships Act, which overhauls the law on adoption and donor-assisted re(...)

Lord Mayor Christy Burke speaking at the monument to commemorate the Dublin and Monaghan bomb victims on Talbot Street. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin has called for the British Government to open its files on the 1974 Dublin and Monaghan bombings for inspection by a(...)

At the  launch of Turnaround Youth: Young Adults (18-24) in the Criminal Justice System are (from l to r); Ashling Golden from The Swan Project, Ciara Egan from Future Voices Ireland and Jen Garcin, Research Associate, ROCA Inc. The report is  published by the Irish Penal Reform Trust.  Photograph: Derek Speirs

The Department of Justice and Equality must develop a strategy which deals specifically with young adults aged 18-24 within the criminal justice syste(...)

Ireland fans Neil Cotter and Mark May from Glasnevin with Polish fans in Poznan during Euro 2012. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Next Sunday night, the Republic of Ireland take on Poland in a Uefa European Championship qualifier in Dublin’s Aviva Stadium. It is the perfect momen(...)

Seán Óg Ó hAilpin  will speak at the event which will include performances from groups such as ApocalypsE, Tiger Boy and The Lost Gecko. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Former Cork hurler Seán Óg Ó hAilpin and Fair City actress Donna Anita Nikolaisen are opening a concert on Leeside to help combat discrimination.Cork(...)

Darren Hughes-Gibson (17) was found at Stephenstown Industrial Estate in Balbriggan, north county Dublin, on August 23rd, 2012. Photograph: Facebook

Gardaí­ have moved closer to securing deleted messages from the Facebook accounts of a teenager who may have been cyberbullied in the weeks before he (...)

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. (...)