Hyperbole about remote working has given way to an understanding that making it work for everyone brings challenges and opportunities Since the (...)

Chief executive officer of Early Childhood Ireland Teresa Heeney. Photograph: Garrett White

Labour turnover remains a problem in the early years workforce and specific policy goals are needed which “target and address” the issues of pay and c(...)

A videograb shows Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson  sitting next to home secretary Priti Patel  during prime minister’s questions in the House of Commons in London. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

British prime minister Boris Johnson has vigorously defended his home secretary Priti Patel, who faces allegations of bullying, telling MPs he was “st(...)

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(...)

“I think the SDLP need to get real,” Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland Martin McGuinness said. “The fact that we went that technical route which has the sunset clause which ensures the powers reside in this Executive actually saves our institutions £40 million”. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Martin McGuinness has batted away scathing criticism that welfare powers have been “surrendered” to Westminster. The Sinn Féin Deputy First Minister (...)

British prime minister David Cameron delivering a speech on immigration at the University Campus Suffolk in Ipswich yesterday. Photograph:  Chris Radburn/PA

Last month, a Nigerian woman and a Spaniard were abused by a local woman in the A&E of Ipswich Hospital in Suffolk, declaring that they wer(...)