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Oyinkan Braithwaite: offbeat and irreverent humour

For anyone languishing in the family home in those dead days between Christmas and new year – turkey demolished, Christmas specials watched, Scrabble (...)

Mavis Ramazani and her daughter (7) have just spent their third Christmas in direct provision. Photograph: Alan Betson

This week Mavis Ramazani and her daughter spent their third Christmas in direct provision. In previous years they visited friends outside the centre o(...)

Aderemi Abioye says he still faces discrimination.

Aderemi Abioye changed his name to Remi Daniel, after a HR manager told him she threw CVs with African names in the bin. Having spent years applying (...)

Winifred Akinyemi  and Afifa Rahman, EPIC scheme graduates,  with Virgin Media CEO Tony Hanway and BITC chief executive Tomás Sercovich. Photograph: Jason Clarke

The State will lose out if businesses do not tap into the skills and experience that migrants can bring to the workplace, Virgin Media Ireland chief e(...)

Fog hangs above tents and makeshift shelters in  a field where migrants and asylum seekers stay in Calais, France, October 2nd 2015.   Most of the unaccompanied minors arrived in Ireland from Calais or Greece Photograph: Pascal Rossigno/Reuters

The number of unaccompanied minors referred to social services after arriving in Ireland has risen by more than 80 per cent in recent years, new figur(...)

Glencore narrowed the 2018 operating earnings forecast range for its trading division, and pointed to weakness in its alumina and cobalt businesses. Photograph: Reuters

Glencore has appointed Peter Freyberg to the newly created role of head of industrial mining, the global trader and miner said on Monday, while its he(...)

Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari: “It’s the real me, I assure you. I will soon celebrate my 76th birthday and I will still go strong”. Photograph: Audu Marte/AFP/Getty Images

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has denied claims that he had died and was replaced by a Sudanese impostor, breaking his silence on a rumour that(...)

 Dr Annaliese O’Sullivan, Dr Darach Brennan, nurse Máire Hughes, Dr Mairéad Brennan and practice manager Denise O’Keefe  at Johnstown Medical Centre, Waterford city. Photograph:  Patrick Browne

Everyone has a view on GPs. Depending on who you talk to, they are overworked, under-resourced and at risk of burn-out, or they’re overpaid, under-str(...)

Ruka Adeluola: after coming to Ireland alone from Nigeria when she was 12, she is studying biotechnology at DCU. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

When Emma Lockwood was growing up in Dublin’s north inner city, she could see two versions of her future mapped out in front of her: have a baby or do(...)

Alice Leahy is presented with her award for Irish Red Cross Humanitarian of the Year by  Irish Red Cross ambassador Jason Black and chairman of the Irish Red Cross Pat Carey. Photograph: Conor Healy

Homeless campaigner Alice Leahy has been named as humanitarian of the year at an Irish Red Cross awards ceremony. Ms Leahy was recognised for her lif(...)

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