The Irish in Britain organisation said ‘a lot of uncertainty and concern’ remained about what would happen to social welfare payments - particularly pensions - for Irish people living in the UK after Brexit. Photograph: iStock

Access to social welfare payments for Irish citizens living in the UK, and UK citizens in Ireland, will be “guaranteed” after Britain exits the Europe(...)

Danielle McLaughlin: ‘Where the lawyer might fret, or go in search of second opinions, the writer just presses the delete key, shrugs, and moves on’

“In 1966 there was a scripture rally in Trafalgar Square. A widower, Mr Honick, went to it. He was about 63. A widow, Mrs Rawnsley, also went. She was(...)

Some returning emigrants are being refused social welfare  because of lack of access to information on the Habitual Resident Condition. Photograph: Peter Muhly

Irish citizens returning home from abroad are facing significant barriers to housing and social welfare, a Government committee has heard. Representa(...)

Danielle McLaughlin was found dead in a secluded spot in Canacona last year

An amendment to the Victims Charter is set to be named after a Co Donegal woman who was killed in India, the Taoiseach has said. Danielle McLaughlin (...)

Danielle McLaughlin (28) from Buncrana in Co Donegal, was found dead in a secluded spot in Canacona, an area of Goa popular with holidaymakers, in March last year.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has personally apologised to the mother of a Co Donegal woman who was murdered in India, after his department was initially rel(...)

Danielle McLaughlin (28) was raped and murdered in India last year. Her mother wrote to the Taoiseach asking for a meeting. But she received a reply that it “was not possible and indeed probably not worthwhile” for her to meet Mr Varadkar.

The mother of murdered Donegal woman Danielle McLaughlin is demanding an apology from Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and an acknowledgment that her daughter w(...)

Wendy Erskine’s voice is noticeably Northern, however, with a dry wit that is often found in the most unlikely places.

“They passed the bottom of his road and suddenly it looked beautiful. The sun was hazy in the trees and there was a guy out washing his car, clots of (...)

Philip Boucher-Hayes: He’s not Joe Duffy, but he’s a good Phil-in

Philip Boucher-Hayes may be an accomplished broadcaster, but as far as callers to Liveline (RTÉ Radio 1, weekdays) are concerned, he’s just an ordinar(...)

 Crosscare Migrant Project claims inconsistent decisions by deciding officers means increasing numbers of returning Irish emigrants are being denied social welfare. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Irish emigrants are at risk of poverty and homelessness on their return to Ireland because increasing numbers are being denied social welfare, accordi(...)

Danielle McLaughlin  (28) was raped and killed in Goa on the west coast of India in March 2017.

The Co Donegal family of murdered Irish tourist Danielle McLaughlin said they will never closure regardless of what happens in the legal case linked t(...)

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