Independent Cllr Séamus Treanor. Photograph: David Sleator

An Independent councillor from Co Monaghan is facing an inquiry following complaints that election material he distributed in 2019 was “racist, danger(...)

Averil Deverell was the first woman to appear before the Supreme Court and the Court of Criminal Appeal

A number of initiatives have been put in place to mark the centenary of the first Irish women to be called to the Bar of Ireland. When Frances Kyle (...)

Facebook was the medium most regularly accessed for information, being cited by 68 per cent of respondents. Photograph: iStock

Facebook is the platform with the biggest problem when it comes to disinformation and fake news, a European Union-wide survey has found, but it is als(...)

The report published by The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing at Trinity College records people’s feelings about being cut off from family, workplace, social activities and religious services. Photograph: iStock

Loneliness, anxiety, and dislike of the word cocooning were among the issues cited by people aged 60 and over when asked about their experience of the(...)

Anne Reilly, chief executive and owner of Paycheck Plus: ‘How do we know if a person needs special attention and care and minding, unless they come and tell us?’ Photograph: Alan Betson

Staff of small- and medium-sized businesses who refuse to get vaccinated will find themselves being taken off the payroll, the head of Isme, a represe(...)

Garda Nicky Keogh was predisposed to suspicion of the Garda investigation set up to examine his complaints, the Disclosures Tribunal found. Photograph: Tom Honan

A lengthy public inquiry into serious allegations made by Garda whistleblower Nicky Keogh has ruled that they were not substantiated. The Disclosures(...)

The Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities report found that for Chinese, Indian and white Irish people, average earnings exceed those of the white British, with the Irish being the best paid of all.

White Irish people in the UK earn “notably more” that the average British white person, a report on the ethnicity pay gap in the UK has found. The&nb(...)

Speaking on the Claire Byrne Live show on RTÉ One television, Leo Varadkar said it was likely a policy of introducing mandatory hotel confinement would not be fully effective if the Republic implemented it on its own because of the Border with Northern Ireland.

The Government is not ruling out introducing mandatory hotel confinement for arrivals into the country as part of the fight against Covid-19, Tánaiste(...)

 Judge Colin Daly was nominated by the Government for appointment as a judge of the Circuit Court. Photograph: Collins Courts

The president of the District Court, Judge Colin Daly, has been nominated by the Government for appointment as a judge of the Circuit Court. He has b(...)

A high-security facility near what is believed to be a re-education camp where mostly Muslim ethnic minorities are detained, on the outskirts of Hotan, in China’s northwestern Xinjiang region. File photograph: Greg Baker/AFP via Getty

Ireland should take a lead role in raising the Chinese government’s campaign of “genocide” against the Uighur people when it takes its seat on the UN (...)

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