Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has said  that new legislation to be published shortly on children’s issues will ensure people can focus solely on the issue of marriage equality when they vote in the referendum in May.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

New legislation to be published shortly on children’s issues will ensure people can focus solely on the issue of marriage equality when they vote in (...)

Seán Donlon, Irish ambassador to the US during US president Ronald Reagan’s visit to Ireland in 1984. Photograph: Frank Miller

The opposition in Ireland to US president Ronald Reagan’s visit in 1984 made little impact in the White House, documents from the Department of Foreig(...)

The Union of Students in Ireland says it has registered more than 20,000 new student voters on electoral registers around the country

The Union of Students in Ireland says it has registered more than 20,000 new student voters on electoral registers around the country. A campaign to g(...)

Pictured at the Union of Students in Ireland pre-budget submission and education policy platform were:  Kieron Pierson, Sarah O’Shea, Tom Healy, Ciara Murnane, Patrick Maher and Luke Green. Photograph:  Conor McCabe.

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has called for student support levels to be maintained in its pre-budget submission and education policy for t(...)

Students: College! Stay out all night, sleep in all day, and bring whoever you want home. Parents: Freedom! No more washing, no more moody teens, no m(...)

The cost of renting college campus accommodation in Dublin is  set to rise  this September, with TCD, UCD (above), Griffith College and DCU all confirming plans for rent increases. Photograph: Eric Luke

The head of a landlord representative organisation has called on the Government to reinstate bedsit accommodation for students in order to ease the(...)

Students pictured at the launch of the  Student Summit 2014. Photograph: USI

The nation’s brightest young entrepreneurial minds are flocking to Dublin Castle tonight for the Union of Students in Ireland (USI) Student Su(...)

Colm Hamrogue: “Everything was taken from me but it is the best thing that ever happened”

Midway through his Leaving Certificate examinations, Colm Hamrogue was the victim of a hit-and-run incident which would forever change his care(...)

Protesters outside the Russian embassy in Dublin yesterday seeking to show solidarity with Russia’s LGBTQ community. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Gay rights activists braved the harsh weather to protest outside the Russian embassy in Dublin yesterday, ahead of the start of the Winter Olympics in(...)

TEEU general secretary Eamon Devoy: “Everyone we’ve met is outraged with this and have no intention of paying it.” Photograph: Aidan Crawley.

A national campaign called “Axe the tax in training” was launched by the Technical Engineering and Electrical Union (TEEU) and Union of Students in Ir(...)