June saw 29,852 new registrants on the live register. Photograph: iStock

The number of people signing on the live register in June was 259,200, a drop of 1.8 per cent on May and the lowest number recorded since October 2008(...)

‘What are those needs of a returning emigrant that are particularly special or specific that don’t apply to the broader population?’

Groups representing emigrants, such as the National Youth Council of Ireland and the Irish Lobby for Immigration Reform, have identified “barriers” pr(...)

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone has called for Ireland’s young people to add their voices to the State’s Brexit debate. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Ireland’s young people have called on the Government to protect the educational needs of children in Ireland while promoting inclusivity and equality (...)

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone: will hear the views of young people at a conference in Croke Park. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

On Monday Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone will hear calls to protect children on both sides of the border from poverty at a (...)

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone  and ‘Irish Times’ journalist Una Mullally. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Irish Times journalist and author Una Mullally has been appointed as chair of the group that will oversee the first-ever National LGBT Youth Strat(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: ‘Should it be citizens born on the island of Ireland only? Should it be passport holders only?’ Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

A referendum on the right of emigrants to vote in Presidential elections will not be held in 2017 as previously promised, the Taoiseach has confirmed.(...)

Students Lucy Mangan (left) and  Clara Hickey both from DCU at Wednesday’s protest. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Students from across Ireland attended a protest in Dublin on Wednesday afternoon and heard calls from student leaders on the Government to increase in(...)

Despite signs of economic recovery and an improvement in the rate of Irish nationals returning home over the last two years, why do so many young peo(...)

For the first time since 2009, more people have moved to Ireland than emigrated. A total of 21,100 Irish people moved back to the Republic from abroad in the year to April this year – a jump of 74 per cent – while 58,200 people of other nationalities also moved here to live, up 1.7 per cent. File photograph: Getty Images

Far more Irish people are still emigrating than moving home, despite the substantial rise in the number of returning emigrants last year. As the Cent(...)

Dr  Niall Muldoon, Ombudsman for Children: he said the new  National Taskforce on Youth Mental Health “has the potential to drive real change in an area where it is very much needed”.

The Ombudsman for Children has said the new National Taskforce on Youth Mental Health will need to ensure it delivers specific actions that will “make(...)

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