Gardaí released photographs of the items seized in the raid

A drug dealer linked to the Kinahan gang and who gardaí believe has invested the proceeds of crime in holiday homes has been targeted by the Criminal (...)

There is something also to be said for treating people as being capable of making their own financial decisions. Photograph: Getty Images

Across the State, the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection has been running seminars on its plans to introduce a form of automatic p(...)

Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection: to tackle the deepest children’s poverty, she will need  political backing from  colleagues in the Departments of Children, Housing, Education, Health and Justice.  Photograph:  Garrett White/Collins Photo Agency

The 139,000 children still living in consistent poverty, in the midst of an apparent full-blown economic recovery, are clearly top of Minister for Emp(...)

The Central Bank on North Wall Quay in Dublin has won national and international awards for its accessibility.

More people with disabilities are moving through the mainstream Irish education system than ever before, at both graduate and post-graduate level, and(...)

The department has just signed a €383,000 contract with UK firm Gemalto for the design, development and implementation of upgraded facial recognition software. Photograph: iStock

Facial imaging software deployed by the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection has recorded 28 cases of identity fraud to date in 2018(...)

The processing delays stem from a dispute between the Department  Social Protection and GPs over the introduction of new illness certification forms in recent weeks. Photograph: iStock

Civil servants have warned they could take industrial action as a result of “aggressive and abusive” calls they are receiving due to delays in the pay(...)

It suggested that delays in processing the Back to School Clothing and Footwear Allowance (BSCFA) by the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection had placed additional pressure on families with limited incomes.   Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Society of Saint Vincent De Paul (SVP) has said it has seeen a 20 per cent increase in calls for back-to-school help this summer. The charity sai(...)

The Department of Social Protection said plans for a no-deal Brexit had been stepped up in recent weeks. Photograph: iStock

There is “broad agreement” with the UK to “maintain the status quo” in terms of payments to the holders of UK pensions in the Republic in the event th(...)

My two kids now live in Australia, and I plan to split my retirement between there and Ireland. Will it affect my pension entitlements?

Question: I worked in one of the Irish banks from 1980 until 2002 and was part of the defined benefit pension scheme. I then moved abroad for the la(...)

A “legal pathway” should be opened up to help allow children under 16 self-declare their own gender identity, a human rights organisation has said. F(...)

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