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In January 2000, Fianna Fáil’s minister for justice John O’Donoghue was on the verge of bringing policy suggestions to Cabinet. His steerage of the issue had been attacked as a ‘shambles’ by the Progressive Democrats, the junior partner in government. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

At the turn of the century as asylum applications in Ireland were escalating faster than officials could keep up, the government was scrambling to fin(...)

East Coast Bakehouse executive chairman Michael Carey. Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish biscuit maker East Coast Bakehouse forecasts that exports will account for 80 per cent of its business in the coming three years as the company (...)

RTÉ presenter/reporter Zainab Boladale photographed at RTÉ in Donnybrook, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

RTÉ has said social media companies need to tackle online behaviour after one of its presenters was subjected to “vile” racist abuse. Zainab Boladal(...)

Salome Mbugua of Akidwa with Minister of State for Justice David Stanton. Ms Mbugua is critical of Direct Provision. File photograph: Tom Honan

In May, Akidwa, the national network of migrant women, submitted a report to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice and Equality warning that women(...)

A line of taxis wait for customers near Grafton Street, Dublin. “Passengers are urged to establish the likely cost before taking a taxi and to get receipts to ensure dates and times are accurately recorded and all additions applied are valid.” Photograph:  Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images

A case in the Dublin District Court earlier this week stoked the perhaps low-level fears many Irish people have that they are being ripped off in a di(...)

Nazi Criminal Adolph Eichmann in his cell in Galami Prison, near Haifa, waiting for his trial to open. Photograph: Gpo/Getty Images

“When [the van] is in operation, the load, in its effort to reach the rear door, places itself for the most part at the rear. For this reason the fron(...)

Mr Justice Max Barrett: quashed the deportation order issued by the Minister for Justice. Photograph: Collins

A judge has said a deportation order for a Nigerian man who seems to be the primary carer of his two biological children and a “father figure” to his (...)

Independent TD Noel Grealish. File photograph: Alan Betson

The World Bank has said that “caveats” should apply to the use of its data on remittances, which were at the centre of a Dáil controversy this week th(...)

Independent TD Noel Grealish raised the issue of personal remittances sent from Ireland to other countries in the Dáil this week. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

“Disappointment” and “shock” were some of the responses from Irish emigrant support groups to Independent TD Noel Grealish’s comments regarding immigr(...)

  Customers can send up to €25,000 in a single transaction using PayPal’s new service. Photograph: Alan Betson

PayPal has launched its international money transfer service Xoom in Ireland, allowing users to send money to more than 130 countries. The service of(...)

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