David Stanton

157 results

Angham Younes, Zuhair al-Fakir and  daughter Lorca al-Fakir with Minister of State David Stanton: family has moved to Dunshaughlin, Co Meath, under the Community Sponsorship Ireland initiative for refugees. Photograph: Maxwells

The organisers of a project aimed at welcoming a Syrian refugee family to Lismore in Co Waterford say they have been “galvanised” into pressing ahead (...)

Syrian families are seen in Damascus countryside in October 2013. File photograph: Khaled al-Hariri/Reuters

The Department of Justice will today announce the launch of the new community sponsorship initiative encouraging villages, towns and parishes across I(...)

The Criminal Law (Extraterritorial Jurisdiction) Bill 2018 gives the State increased powers to investigate and prosecute crimes committed abroad by Irish citizens and residents. Photograph: iStock

President Higgins has signed the Criminal Law (Extraterritorial Jurisdiction) Bill 2018 into law. The bill, introduced by Minister of State for Just(...)

Former Fine Gael leader Alan Dukes (left): ‘I believe that armed conflict between Ireland and England was probably inevitable at some point’

The War of Independence was probably inevitable given the historic failure of British political understanding to appreciate Ireland’s unwillingness to(...)

Fianna Fáil justice spokesman Jim O’Callaghan said 10 per cent of all crime was committed by children. The victims in these cases were let down, as were the 3,500 perpetrators because “every child must be given the opportunity to get away from a path of criminality”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Sexual assault offenders should not be eligible for the juvenile diversionary programme because it is an inappropriate response to serious crime, the (...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan warned that less than half of State boards had reached the minimum 40 per cent target of women on boards. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

More than 40 per cent of positions on State boards are now held by women, the Department of Justice has said. More than half of those appointed to 2(...)

Winifred Akinyemi  and Afifa Rahman, EPIC scheme graduates,  with Virgin Media CEO Tony Hanway and BITC chief executive Tomás Sercovich. Photograph: Jason Clarke

The State will lose out if businesses do not tap into the skills and experience that migrants can bring to the workplace, Virgin Media Ireland chief e(...)

 A Syrian refugee  sits on a  street in Beirut, Lebanon, Photograph: Wael Hamzeh/EPA

Just under 2,000 of the 4,000 mainly Syrian refugees that Ireland in 2015 agreed to accept as a response to the migration crisis in central and southe(...)

Donnacha Ó Laoghaire of Sinn Féin condemned the arson attack in Moville at the weekend on a hotel that was intended to provide accommodation for up to 100 asylum seekers. Photograph: Aoife Moore/PA Wire

Immigration officials might travel to remote direct provision centres to deal with asylum seekers’ applications to save them from lengthy journeys to (...)

Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe speaking at the citizenship ceremonies at the Killarney Convention Centre. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

Some 3,000 people were conferred with Irish citizenship at emotional ceremonies in Killarney, Co Kerry on Monday. Among the new Irish citizens who to(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »