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Emer O’Neill: ‘I was brainwashed to think that afro hair is messy, untidy and unprofessional. I didn’t feel beautiful. I didn’t feel confident.’ Photograph: Cathal Noonan

In June 2021, the UK’s National Occupational Standards (NOS) ruled that all UK hairdressers must be trained in the styling of afro and textured hair t(...)

The Chief Justice Liam Hamilton (right) and Justice Hugh O’Flaherty  at the Supreme Court in Dublin in April 1997. Photograph: Joe St Leger

RTÉ’s television series Crime and Confessions focused on the role of gardaí in securing “confessions” from innocent people in the 1971 Una Lynskey mur(...)

Respecting and cherishing people, acting with grace towards others, is a life-long project. Photograph: Getty Images

Every day on our televisions we see Russian troops and their weapons of war heading towards Ukraine. At the same time the US and the UK are delivering(...)

Aidan Greene, incoming chief executive of marketing communications group Core. Photograph: Conor McCabe

“It probably feels like March already,” says Aidan Greene, incoming Core chief executive of the year’s breakneck start. Not only have clients come bac(...)

A HSE review was published this week into allegations that young people who attended Camhs services in south Kerry were prescribed inappropriate medication

Gardaí are considering whether to launch a criminal investigation into revelations of significant harm to children who attended mental health services(...)

Claire Byrne was in a good mood, particularly with scientist Luke O’Neill. Photograph: RTÉ

As an interviewer, Claire Byrne often makes a virtue of rattling her guests, particularly those of an evasive political stripe. But she projects such (...)

TikTok: Branded hashtag challenges are one of the video app’s advertising formats. Photograph: Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images

TikTok will become the first title sponsor of the Women’s Six Nations in a four-year deal starting this spring, the social media company has announced(...)

Waiting lists of up to two years sometimes for children ‘who really need these services’, says ombudsman. Photograph: iStock

The Ombudsman for Children Niall Muldoon has expressed “absolute shock and horror” at the report into children’s mental health services in Kerry. CAM(...)

Belfastwoman Orla Carlin is currently in Dubai  where she works here as an educator and freelance writer

Orla Carlin lives in Dubai where she works in education and is a freelance writer. She is studying for an MSc in mental health and well-being I am fr(...)

The aim of the Bill is to allow people to seek the kinds of working-from-home arrangements they had during the  pandemic.   Photograph: Getty Images

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said he is open to changes to the proposed law on the right to request remote working amid criticism of the draft Bill by un(...)

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