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Ministers will be asked, among other things, to reinforce our message on Brexit, Northern Ireland and the economy. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

More than 30 Ministers, the Attorney General and chairperson of the Dáil and Seanad will travel abroad for St Patrick’s Day. Tánaiste Simon Coveney h(...)

 Former Renua Ireland leader Lucinda Creighton, with her husband, former Senator Paul Bradford. File photograph: Alan Betson

Former Fine Gael TD Paul Bradford has moved to deny suggestions that he was interested in running for the party in Cork East where he previously held (...)

The Government has committed to undertaking a package of measures to tackle the gender pay gap. Photograph: iStock

Policymakers, business and trade unions and academics are to meet next week as part of a Government initiative aimed at finding ways to close the gend(...)

At the University of Limerick, Prof Shane Kilcommins,  Minister of State  David Stanton,  Dr Catherine Naughton and Prof Sean Redmond, examine a report on children and crime. Photograph: Alan Place

Children younger than 12 years old in both rural and urban areas are being groomed into organised criminal networks by family members, according to a (...)

A recent UK study found that coercive control was apparent in 92 per cent of domestic killings.

Psychological abuse and controlling behaviour within a relationship is to become a crime punishable by up to five years in prison. The offence of “co(...)

Ava Barry, a seven year old girl from Co Cork, has been granted permission to use medicinal cannabis to prevent severe epilepsy attacks. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Ava Barry, a seven year old girl from Co Cork, has been granted permission to use medicinal cannabis to prevent severe epilepsy attacks. Minister for(...)

Site for Emergency Reception and Orientation Centres for refugees in Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon: only  additional centre sourced from nearly 100 properties offered in two separate public tendering processes in 2015 and 2017.

The Minister of State for Immigration was forced to “directly intervene”with Minister for Health Simon Harris after his department failed to provide s(...)

Minister of State for Justice David Stanton said sometimes it was better to start from scratch, redraft the cannabis legislation and resubmit it, if it was not possible to amend it.

Private Members’ legislation legalising medicinal cannabis remains on the Dáil agenda, despite the Oireachtas Committee on Health saying it is legally(...)

The Bill paves the way for refugees to bring grandparents, cousins, nephews, nieces and siblings to Ireland by expanding the reunification programme. Photograph: iStock

The Government was defeated in the Seanad as a Private Member’s Bill allowing refugees bring their extended family to Ireland passed its committee sta(...)

“Teenagers can’t go into pubs, and so forth. They are very isolated.” Bridgie Casey at the Minceirs Whiden meeting in Rosbrien, Limerick. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

“We’ve a pain on our shoulders from carrying coffins.” So said Bridgie Casey as she described the trauma of having 12 members of her extended family (...)

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