Antoinette Keegan, who lost two sisters in  the tragedy, Lynn Boylan MEP and solicitor Darragh Mackin with Stardust families and supporters, on Friday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Relatives of 48 young people who died in the 1981 Stardust disaster are calling for a new inquest into their deaths. At a press conference in Dublin(...)

 DCU students brought sleeping bags to protest. They said: “If we can’t afford to stay in Shanowen, we will sleep out here instead.” Photograph: Mark Carroll

DCU students held a protest over rent increases of over 20 per cent in privately-owned student accommodation in the Glasnevin area on Thursday. The p(...)

The decision was announced to cheering students during a lunchtime protest organised by the #TakeBackTrinity campaign.

Trinity College Dublin has decided to drop plans for the introduction of supplemental examination fees after a campaign led by students, which said th(...)

Currently, 96 Facebook posts have been identified as paid advertisements as of March 19th.

Almost 100 Facebook posts related to the abortion referendum and targeted at Irish users have been identified as having been paid for. The Transparen(...)

Joe Loughnane of Galway Anti-Racism Network speaking in Galway in January during a march and rally calling for an end to Ireland’s Direct Provision system. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

A Galway anti-racism grouping has called for investigations into management of the city’s two direct provision centres for asylum seekers. The Galway(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar shakes hands with US president Donald Trump at the Friends of Ireland luncheon at the US Capitol in Washington on Thursday. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar extended an invitation to Donald Trump to visit Ireland when he met the US president for the first time on Thursday in the Whit(...)

The students are demanding that proposed supplemental examination fees be scrapped; affordable rental options be introduced and that student fees not be increased. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Students who occupied a building in Trinity College Dublin have announced an end to the protest that began earlier this week over the introduction of (...)

Siptu’s organiser for the agriculture, ingredients, food and drink sector Michael Browne said  many of the union’s members working at other meat-processing facilities had been told they would be paid as normal for downtime during Storm Emma. File photograph: Getty Images

One of the leading meat-processing companies in the Republic has forced employees to sacrifice two days of annual leave because it was unable to open (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar launching Project Ireland 2040  at Sligo Institute of Technology. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

As reaction to the National Development Plan emerges, there is a clear divide between the business and industry sectors which have broadly welcomed ne(...)

A shortage of rental accommodation, underlined again this week with news that rents continue to soar, offers no excuse for ignoring basic standards. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Dublin City Council paid rent increases to 64 private landlords for social housing in 2017 that were above the 4 per cent cap for so-called rent pres(...)

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