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Nearly 1,000 people, including 164 children, are currently residing in 28 emergency accommodation centres which have been set up across the country since 2018. Photograph: Getty Images

All children must be removed from emergency accommodation centres for asylum seekers as a “matter of urgency”, the Irish Refugee Council has said. Th(...)

Reforms could lead to a 300-fold increase in the maximum stake allowed for slot machines. File photograph: Jacob Kepler/Bloomberg

Reforms of a 50-year-old gaming Bill currently before the Oireachtas could lead to a 300-fold increase in the maximum stake allowed for slot machines.(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: ‘A choice of schools may not be possible or practicable in all areas.’ Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Parents must get more choice for their children’s education in any new covenant between the State, churches and other ethical bodies, Taoiseach Leo Va(...)

Fr Dominic Valanmahal. Photograph via Facebook

A Catholic diocese in Canada has cancelled a retreat to be given there next month by Indian priest Fr Dominic Valanmanal who has been preaching that a(...)

Sylva Tukula, the transgender woman living in direct provision who died last August.

There will be no repeat of the breakdown in communication which led to a woman, who died while in direct provision, being buried without her friends a(...)

Carmel Winters, producer of the film Float Like a Butterfly, at the Traveller Pride Awards  in the Pillar Room at the Rotunda Hospital where she presented the Charleville Women’s group from Cork with the award for arts and culture. Photograph: James Forde

A finalist from last month’s Ireland’s Got Talent competition was among eight winners at the annual Traveller Pride Awards in Dublin, presented on Thu(...)

Bríd Horan, co-chairwoman of the Balance for Better Business group: changes required are not just ‘a numbers game’. Photograph: Leah Farrell / RollingNews.ie.

The boards of the 20 biggest publicly quoted Irish companies should be at least 33 per cent female by the end of 2023, while women should make up at l(...)

Better Balance for Better Business’s Brid Horan and Gary Kennedy: group was established in 2018 when only 18 per cent of directors at top Irish publicly quoted companies were women. Photograph: Leah Farrell

A group convened by the Government to examine the reasons for the low proportion of women on corporate boards will launch its first report in the comi(...)

Social Democrats TD Róisín Shortall, who championed the parental leave legislation in the Dáil, said it was a great relief to see it pass. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

The Oireachtas has passed a private member’s Bill to increase the entitlement to unpaid parental leave from 18 to 26 weeks in a rare all-party agreeme(...)

Ministers last week consented to the change, which will seek to resolve the issue that arose after the referendum approving same-sex marriage was passed in 2015. File Photograph: Getty

An anomaly in the law that prevented male same-sex couples from receiving adoptive leave and benefit is set to be resolved by legislation that has bee(...)

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