The report’s findings presented a picture of poverty and social exclusion for hundreds of Traveller adults and children across Galway city and county

Travellers in Galway continue to live in overcrowded, damp and mouldy accommodation with overflowing sewerage, insecure electricity, rat and fly infes(...)

The case is against the the chief appeals officer, the Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection and the State.

A severely disabled Romanian man and his homeless and destitute family have brought a High Court challenge over being refused welfare payments. The (...)

The court heard potential remedies could involve either flying both the Union flag and the Irish tricolour, or none at all.

A Co Tyrone woman has mounted a new legal challenge to the flying of the Union flag at courthouses and government buildings in Northern Ireland. Hel(...)

The provision of Traveller accommodation in Ireland remains inadequate with sites still badly located and in poor condition, a Council of Europe committee says in a report. Photograph: Tom Honan

The provision of Traveller accommodation in Ireland remains inadequate with sites still badly located and in poor condition, a Council of Europe commi(...)

  Caiseal Mara hotel in Moville, Co Donegal, which was s subjected to an arson attack last weekend ahead of the arrival over the coming weeks of  100 asylum seekers. Photograph: North West Newspix

When the people of Moville, Co Donegal, learnt about two weeks ago that the town’s biggest hotel was to close and reopen as a direct provision centre (...)

Tarlach McGonagle of the University of Amsterdam, Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission chief commissioner Emily Logan and Siobhán Cummiskey of Facebook.

Online hate speech against groups such as asylum seekers and Travellers is widespread in Ireland but is seldom called out or reported, a new study has(...)

Peter Casey and his wife Helen at the EPIC centre in Dublin for the official launch of his presidential campaign. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Presidential candidate Peter Casey has claimed Pavee Point, the centre which represents Travellers, has poorly represented its community. He said tha(...)

Minister for Finance  Paschal Donohoe takes questions about Budget 2019. Photograph: Sam Boal/RollingNews.ie

A single person earning €75,000 a year will gain 10 times as much as a single person earning €25,000, as a result of tax changes in Budget 2019, accor(...)

Daniel and Amy McArthur, who own Ashers Bakery in Belfast, arrive at the Supreme Court in London. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Reuters

A Belfast bakery did not discriminate against a gay man when it refused to bake a cake with a message supporting gay marriage, the British supreme cou(...)

More than 13 per cent of the population, 643,000 people, have a disability. Photograph: Getty Images

People with disabilities are to be invited to serve on a committee to monitor the implementation by Ireland of the UN Convention on the Rights of Pers(...)

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