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Nora Quoirin (15), who suffered from learning difficulties, was found dead in a deep ravine. Photograph: Quoirin Family/AFP via Getty Images

The mother of an Irish teenager whose body was found in a Malaysian jungle has said her daughter could have been abducted and questioned official find(...)

Gareth Bale scores for Real Madrid in their 2018 European Cup final win in Kiev. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty

Apologies if you’ve heard this one before, but there are some lines, some passages that just stick. A page in a book often returned to is No 174 of Ma(...)

Faolán Ó Cathmhaoil from Coláiste Oiriall scoops top award for ‘remarkable’ project on passive funds  f

A fifth-year student from Co Monaghan has been named as this year’s winner of the PDST Young Economist of the Year award. Faolán Ó Cathmhaoil from Co(...)

Jade Downey, mother of four boys, and Kirsty Spencer with children Phoenix (2) and Junior (3) at the family hub on Clonliffe Road where they have resided for the past year. Photograph: Alan Betson

It has been “very hard”, says Jade Downey, to tell her autistic, non-verbal twin boys (4) they cannot go to school, use the playground or even go into(...)

Fianna Fáil has said it  decided against implementing a rent freeze if elected after legal advice to the party stated that such a proposal would be unconstitutional. Photograph: Getty Images

A new advocacy group launched on Wednesday will put pressure on politicians to commit to a referendum on inserting the right to a home into the Consti(...)

The State’s housing budget has been increased by €200 million to €2.5 billion for next year.  File photograph: Frank Miller

The State’s housing budget has been increased by €200 million to €2.5 billion for next year. The increase includes an additional €20 million for home(...)

A new OCO report details that children as young as five have made repeated attempts to run away from family hubs. Photograph:© Catherine MacBride 2013

Heartbreaking testimonies from children about life in family hubs, published on Thursday by the Ombudsman for Children’s Office (OCO), are almost iden(...)

Paddy Phelan, a 55-year-old former member of the Defence Forces vacated his three bedroom home to make it available for a family with young children. Photograph: iStock

A 55-year-old former member of the Defence Forces has spoken of his decision to vacate his three bedroom home to make it available for a family with y(...)

Housing associations Tuath and Respond plan to build 155 apartments on the Enniskerry Road. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Construction of the State’s first cost-rental housing scheme, which will provide homes near Sandyford at below-market rents, is to get under way this (...)

Liam Tilly in his Christmas jumper outside his house on Bath Avenue in Sandymount, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan James Brophy

Liam Tilly is not going mad for Christmas this year. He has ordered only three turkeys: one each for two of his sons, and one for himself. Each one wi(...)

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