Advocates for survivors of abuse at religious institutions are concerned that some vulnerable claimants may lose out. Photograph: Reuters/Christian Hartmann

Advocates for survivors of abuse at religious institutions have called on Caranua, the independent body established to manage a €110 million fund to i(...)

The study found that whereas 66 per cent of people openly supported more black people coming to Ireland, this dropped to 51 per cent when respondents could conceal their attitude. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

People who hold racist views or negative attitudes towards minorities are more likely to conceal them if they are more highly educated, a new study su(...)

The couple and the woman’s child sought judicial review but the High Court’s Mr Justice Richard Humphreys ruled in 2018, inter alia, a marriage of convenience is a nullity at law for all purposes and no rights could arise from it.

A ministerial finding of a marriage of convenience can be relied on in later immigration proceedings but it does not make the marriage a “legal nullit(...)

During 2019 the Irish Human Rights and Equality commission had 2,165 public queries – a 27 per cent increase on 2018

A refugee who was refused a bank account because he was Syrian, and a woman who was denied dental treatment because she was HIV positive, are among th(...)

Mr Justice John MacMenamin: ruled the fact that the women, from Somalia and Uzbekistan, became Irish citizens did not deprive them of the right to apply for family reunification.    Photograph:  Collins

The Supreme Court, in an important judgment on two test cases, has ruled that two refugees who became Irish citizens are entitled to seek enhanced fam(...)

A woman wearing a protective face mask shelters from the rain on Dublin’s O’Connell street. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The wearing of face-covering in indoor settings is to remain optional, public health officials have decided. The National Public Health Emergency Tea(...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh said the Department of Education will continue to engage with schools over the coming weeks in an effort to establish why some students may not have registered on the portal. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/The Irish Times

Almost 1,000 Leaving Cert students have failed to register for their calculated grades ahead of Friday’s extended noon deadline. A total of 98 per ce(...)

Women must “demand pay transparency”, seminar told. Photograph: iStock

The continued exclusion of women returning to work after maternity leave, from the Government’s temporary wage subsidy scheme, could put Ireland in br(...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh has defended the process and says schools will award students’ grades and not the Department of Education. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Any attempt to offer teachers gifts or inducements in relation to students’ Leaving Cert results will be treated as a “serious attempt”to interfere wi(...)

Leo Varadkar: announced  last Friday that Ireland’s coronavirus lockdown measures rolled out last month will be extended until  May 5th.  Photograph: Irish Government/AFP/via Getty Images

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has called on parties involved in government formation to safeguard human rights and equality measures (...)

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