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Since early 2020, several hundred cannabis growhouses have been uncovered by gardaí. Photograph: iStock

Human trafficking plays an integral part in the domestic production of cannabis in Ireland, a human rights expert has revealed as a new exhibition hig(...)

A change in the law which means people do not face automatic detention in the Central Mental Hospital after pleading insanity is the most likely explanation for the increase in such pleas, a researcher has said. File photograph: Alan Betson

The use of insanity as a defence in Irish homicide trials has increased more than threefold in recent years, new figures show. The defence is used in(...)

Bessborough Centre, Blackrock, Co Cork is a former mother and baby home, operated by the Sacred Heart nuns. File photograph: Provision

Proposed legislation for the excavation of mothers’ and babies’ remains at sites once run by religious orders “falls far, far short” of what was “prom(...)

UCC: It’s not every day that a university finds itself awarding a PhD to a student who has written one of the standard texts on their course.

It’s not every day that a university finds itself awarding a PhD to a student who has written one of the standard texts on their course but that’s exa(...)

How to fund an MBA: A full list of all prizes and bursaries is available from each of the institutes’ websites and from individual departments.

If you’re considering a post-grad or an MBA as your next step, how to fund it will no doubt be top of your priorities. State funding, scholarships and(...)

This is the second time that a citizens’ assembly has debated what is commonly known a “woman’s place is in the home” clause. File photograph: Getty

There is “very little consensus” on what should replace the article in the Constitution about a woman’s place in the home, the Citizens’ Assembly has (...)

The conference will also feature performances from Grammy-award-winning Rhiannon Giddens and Sorcha Richardson

Chief Justice Frank Clarke. aerospace engineer and economist Sinéad O’Sullivan, and writer and documentary-maker Manchán Magan and are among the line(...)

Dr Catherine Day headed up an expert group asked to examine options to replace the direct provision system. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Plans to replace direct provision with a new system for asylum seekers will fail unless the large backlog of people awaiting a decision on their claim(...)

If judges were putting pressure on a colleague to resign it would raise questions about judicial independence, according to a legal academic who spec(...)

Prof John Sweeney said he reacted with dismay as weak aspects of the 2015 Climate Bill were incorporated into the Bill.  Photograph: Frank Miller /	THE IRISH TIMES

The Government’s Climate Bill to boost the national effort to reduce carbon emissions has come under sustained criticism due to vague language, lack o(...)

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