Raphael Duarte: “It’s a delicate situation. We don’t know how to approach the system.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Upstairs in a pub in central Dublin this week, a group of about 20 people sit around a table having an impassioned, but calm, discussion about a recen(...)

Paloma Aparecida Silva-Carvalho: was refused entry to Ireland when she arrived at Dublin airport’s Terminal 1 on Tuesday, and detained at the Dóchas women’s centre in Mountjoy prison overnight. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The Brazilian government has complained to authorities about an increasing “number of alleged cases of mistreatment” of Brazilian nationals at Dublin(...)

Mark O’Brien (left) receives the flame during Olympic relay in the city of Volta Redonda, some 130kms from Rio, on   Thursday night. Photograph: Ciara Gilvarry

Dublin teenager Mark O’Brien last night became the only Irish person to take part in the relay bringing the Olympic torch to Rio de Janeiro for the op(...)

Members of the Garda technical team are seen during the examination of an Aer Lingus flight at Cork Airport on which a man (24) died. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Gardaí investigating the death of a 24-year-old man who collapsed on board an Aer Lingus flight are hoping a postmortem on Monday will establish how h(...)