Meat industry representatives: unfair to characterise sector as being based on low pay for workers. File photograph: Bloomberg

Meat industry representatives have taken issue with suggstions that their sector is highly profitable and say it is unfair to characterise it as being(...)

Meat Industry Ireland says without the system to bring in employees from outside the EU under the work permit schemes, “hard-won export business” will be jeopardised

The meat processing industry will continue to need workers from abroad in the years ahead, its representatives have told an Oireachtas committee. Me(...)

 Frances Fitzgerald: she said it was intended to publish the notices in respect of those granted a certificate of naturalisation in 2010 and 2011 by the end of last year, with 2012 and 2013 grants being published this year

A review of the practice of publishing the names and addresses of new Irish citizens in the government’s official gazette was carried out in 2011 and (...)

Kathleen Lynskey with her children, Simon (left), Timmy (centre) and Liam, and Spanish au pair Noelia Herrero Vazquez. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Shortly before Spanish law student Agueda Palomino finished as an au pair in Co Galway last year, she suggested to the mother of the three children sh(...)

The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland has called on the Government to regularise undocumented migrants

The Migrant Rights Centre Ireland has called on the Government to regularise undocumented migrants in the State as it launched new research that prov(...)

Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn has announced that Leaving Cert students legally living in Ireland but without an Irish or EU passport will only pay the standard third level registration fee of ¤2,500 this year, rather than the ¤10,000 to ¤12,000 paid by international students.Photograph: Frank Miller.

Migrant families living in Ireland have won an important educational concession, winning the right to be treated the same as any Irish student ente(...)