Council Of State

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Two worshippers, Guillaume and Cynthia,  put on their as they prepare to enter the reopened Notre Dame de Chartres cathedral in central France on May 14th. Photograph: Jean-François Monier/AFP via Getty Images

The French poet Charles Péguy described Our Lady of Chartres as a star of the sea, rising above oceans of wheatfields on the plains of La Beauce. It (...)

Ryanair said it has adjusted the way it displays airfare offers. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

Ryanair must indicate the full price of a ticket when it displays offers on its website, the EU’s top court said on Thursday. The Court of Justice of(...)

Two months after the first cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in France, and more than 1,300 deaths later, the epidemic has not peaked yet. Photograph: Stephane De Sakutin / AFP

My friend’s children, a daughter and son-in-law in their 40s, are holed up in their apartment, aching, coughing and barely able to move or look after (...)

Smoking cannabis in a coffee shop in Amsterdam. Photograph: Jasper Juinen/Getty

If there’s one contradiction that goes to the heart of why Dutch drugs policy has lost its way, it’s this: that while it’s legal for “coffee shops” to(...)

Mincéiri art,  Irish music, animal care and folklore form part of the cultural history of Travellers, say campaigners. Photograph: National Folklore Collection, UCD

The Department of Education has pledged to include Traveller culture and history on the curriculum – so what, specifically, would it look like? Anti-(...)

Dr Sindy Joyce, who sits on the Council of State, said she was ‘disgusted’ by Ms Clifford-Lee’s tweets, for which there should be zero-tolerance.

Traveller activists have criticised Martin Collins, Co-director of Pavee Point for accepting an apology from Senator Lorraine Clifford-Lee over deroga(...)

Westmeath county footballer Boidu Sayeh regularly experiences racism online. ‘You can’t do anything about it, you just need to soak it in.’ Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The Government has launched a wide-ranging public consultation process ahead of an expected strengthening of hate-speech laws and the introduction of (...)

 Rosaleen McDonagh   ran for the Seanad in 2002 and 2007. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

A former Seanad candidate has described the “absolutely derogatory” abuse she received when she put herself forward for election. Traveller activist (...)

Dr Sindy Joyce has been appointed to the Council of State. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A member of the Traveller community appointed by President Michael D Higgins as one of his advisers sees her new role as a rebuke to attacks on her co(...)

Michael D Higgins is inaugurated for his second term as President, at St Patrick’s Hall, Dublin Castle. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Dedicating himself to the building of “a real and beautiful Republic of inclusivity, creativity, imagination, love and indeed joy”, Michael D Higgins (...)

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