Religious minorities are locked out of chaplaincy services in Ireland as, usually, a degree in Christian theology is required to work as a chaplain.

At a recent meeting between the Taoiseach and faith communities, I suggested that the Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted inequalities that have long ex(...)

Interim president of the University of Limerick Kerstin Mey is the first woman to hold the presidency of an Irish university. Photograph: Sean Curtin/ True Media.

The first ever woman president of an Irish university in the 400-plus years of higher education has been appointed at University of Limerick. Profes(...)

Roger Casement: although not named in the article, he was responsible for attempting to recruit into the German Irish Brigade

February 5th, 1916 A Times reporter who interviewed exchanged prisoners of war found that many Irish among them had been induced to join the “German(...)

Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte has sought agreement to establish an interdepartmental group to implement the 30 key recommendations held in a new report on ensuring emerging technologies are safe for young people, to be published this afternoon. Photograph:  Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Cabinet today agreed to tackle the issue of internet safety for children.Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte sought agreement to establish an int(...)

Eamon Gilmore: “I think it’s reasonable that a reasonable charge is paid” for FoI requests

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has defended an amendment to the proposed Freedom of Information Bill which the National Union of Journalists has said will ma(...)

Student messages on how to solve cyber-bullying will be sent to Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

GENEVIEVE CARBERY Young people should be consulted on Government policies affecting cyber-bullying, a secondary school student conference(...)