Former High Court judge Dr Bryan McMahon has   called for more direct provision centres to be built on  State-owned sites. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Government should build more direct provision centres on State-owned land rather than using private contractors and relying on unsuitable and cost(...)

Dashcam footage, which has been posted on Twitter, shows a clearly inebriated man call a taxi driver a racial slur on several occasions. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

A man has handed himself in to a Garda station after footage emerged of a black taxi driver being racially abused and assaulted. The dashcam footage(...)

Local-election candidate: Lekha Menon Margassery, who is running as an Independent in Cork city. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Can Irish politics become as diverse as Irish society?  In 2016 Uruemu Adejinmi got in touch with a local Longford general election candida(...)

Black non-Irish people are five times more likely to experience discrimination when seeking work, the research found. Photograph: iStock

Black Irish citizens are twice as likely to experience discrimination in seeking employment as white Irish residents and black non-Irish people are fi(...)

Winifred Akinyemi  and Afifa Rahman, EPIC scheme graduates,  with Virgin Media CEO Tony Hanway and BITC chief executive Tomás Sercovich. Photograph: Jason Clarke

The State will lose out if businesses do not tap into the skills and experience that migrants can bring to the workplace, Virgin Media Ireland chief e(...)

Criminalising the purchase of sex, but not the sale of sex, is the best way to end the demand for prostitution and effectively tackle trafficking, according to a Europe-wide report published today.

Criminalising the purchase of sex, but not the sale of sex, is the best way to end the demand for prostitution and effectively tackle trafficking, acc(...)

“We are at risk of creating a very bitter community if we continue to leave people behind.” Joseph Nyirenda, originally from Malawi, who lives in Galway. Photograph: Andrew Downes/Xposure

Malawian-born Joseph Nyirenda, now an Irish citizen living in Galway, has had three jobs since he first came to Ireland in 2003. The last one finished(...)

According to studies, 49 per cent of millennials say they have turned down jobs that conflict with their personal ethics. Photograph: iStock

Does corporate social responsibility (CSR) matter to graduates? According to 2017 studies from Deloitte and PwC, it does, with 49 per cent of millenni(...)

 Shahbaz Rana of Dublin Bus, Martin Acheanpong of Luas, Tomasz Kawako of Irish Rail, and Richard Adewuyi of Bus Éireann, with the anti-racism campaign at Hueston Train Station, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

An overhaul of the State’s hate crime legislation is urgently needed to ensure people feel comfortable reporting racial abuse to the authorities, the (...)

Give Blood at the Blood Transfusion Service at D’Olier Street in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dozens of members of the Polish community have donated blood at clinics to mark the contribution of “bloody foreigners” to vital blood stocks. The I(...)

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