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 Protestors at Number 34 North Frederick Street protesting against a court injunction directing the occupants of the house to leave. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The number of homeless children has more than doubled in some parts of the country in the past year and continues to increase across the State, the la(...)

Ann Gilmore closes the door for on the last day of business at the Post Office in Ballindine, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

The chief executive of An Post has said he is not attacking rural Ireland but is ensuring the viability of the company. “What we are doing is the opp(...)

Vekash Khokar  at the Backstage Theatre, Longford. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

A Pakistani nurse who left Ireland on Monday after receiving a deportation order was informed the morning after his departure that his asylum status i(...)

Vekash Khokar with Mona Considine, general manager of the Backstage Theatre, Longford. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

A Pakistani nurse who performed on the Abbey Theatre stage on Monday afternoon has left Ireland after receiving a deportation order. Vekash Khokhar, (...)

 Direct provision performers  at the Abbey Theatre in the spirit of Jimmy Gralton, hosted by Donal O’Kelly. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

A young Pakistani nurse joined more than 30 dancers on the Abbey stage on Monday just hours before he boarded a flight after being served with a depor(...)

Emily Glen presents Fair Game, a podcast focusing on Irish sportswomen.

The Time of My Life is a weekly column about a moment that changed someone’s life – for the better or the worse One average weekday about 10 years ag(...)

The Revenue Commissioners hit on €80,000 as an income above which a new higher top rate of income tax might kick in

What level of income in Ireland makes you “ well off”, or on a “high” income? The answer, of course, is that it depends. Looking at options for the B(...)

Vekash Khokhar at the Backstage Theatre, Longford. The space has become a lifeline for him. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

An online petition calling for the Minister for Justice to grant a nurse from Pakistan permission to remain in Ireland has attracted nearly 6,000 sign(...)

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone: “My preferred model is a model that is really based on international evidence.”

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone has admitted that Irish parents pay too much for childcare. “It’s too much for parents to pay, I accept that,(...)

Brendan Howlin. Joan Burton said it would be ‘unfair’ if his leadership was discussed before he outlines how Labour will increase its popularity, and win more local authority seats, next spring. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Brendan Howlin should be allowed outline how he intends to improve Labour’s fortunes in next year’s local elections before his leadership is debated, (...)

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