Some 127 deportation orders were revoked between December 1st, 2020 and April 25th, 2021. Photograph: iStock

The Government has only issued five deportation orders so far this year while nearly 130 orders have been revoked since last December, according to da(...)

Forced abroad: Lisa Tierney-Keogh has to travel to the United States for surgery that isn’t available in Ireland

The first week of May has blown in every kind of weather. Hailstones, rain and wind pelted a beautiful rose bush that grows tall in my tiny back yard.(...)

Brexit could prompt wealthy Chinese citizens to invest up to €65 million extra in the Republic. Photograph: Greg Baker/AP Photo

Brexit could prompt wealthy Chinese citizens to invest up to €65 million extra in the Republic under the Government’s cash for visas scheme, experts c(...)

Helen McEntee  pictured before going on maternity leave. Photograph: Tom Honan

Helen McEntee has become the first serving Cabinet Minister to give birth while in office. Ms McEntee temporarily stepped aside on Tuesday as Ministe(...)

 Supporters at an event in February to mark the 40th anniversary of the Stardust fire, where 48 people died, in Artane, Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Bereaved families of the Stardust disaster will seek a judicial review of the “unlawful” failure of the Department of Justice to provide legal aid for(...)

An example of a body camera used by police in the UK. Photograph: iStock

Garda body cameras will not record all the time and will instead only be activated by gardaí in certain situations, under a new system being considere(...)

Bruno Scabora with his wife, Ligia, and sons Pietro (4) and Leo (1). Bruno has been separated from his family since February because of the Government’s freeze on visa applications.

A Brazilian man who moved to Ireland for work but is separated from his wife and two sons because of a freeze on visa applications has called on the G(...)

Wenzi Wang, of Brandon Square, Waterville, Blanchardstown, Dublin. File photograph: Collins Courts

A Chinese national who lived under a false name for eight years after buying another person’s birth certificate was “a model citizen in all but name”,(...)

People celebrate as the verdict is announced in the trial of Derek Chauvin outside the Hennepin County Government Centre in Minneapolis. Photograph: Chandan Khanna/AFP

The conviction of Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd has brought to a close one of the most high-profile trials in American history. But the(...)

The Coroner’s Court in Dublin. An inquest must be held to investigate any sudden, unnatural, violent or unexplained death, to determine the identity of the deceased, when and where they died, and, without apportioning liability, how they died. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The failure of successive governments to reform the “decreasingly fit for purpose” Coroners’ Courts system is creating “ongoing human rights violation(...)

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