David Stanton

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Labour Party  Senators Ivana Bacik and Aodhán Ó Ríordáin speak to the media ahead of the debate of Labour’s Irish Nationality and Citizenship Bill 2018. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

The Government has been defeated by 23 votes to 16 on a Labour Party Bill to give citizenship rights to children of non-national parents if they are b(...)

Trish Reilly Nolan pictured with her son, nine-year-old  Alex near their home in Athlone. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon

Children – many of them disadvantaged – are being “denied their education” by being placed on reduced timetables at school, usually for behavioural is(...)

The Grand Hotel in Wicklow town Photograph: Google Maps

The Government has been accused of “herding” asylum seekers into hotels and failing to consult local communities over the establishment of three new d(...)

Frances McGinnity, lead author of the ESRI report: “Immigrants from Europe and North America are performing very well in the Irish labour market. However, more concerning findings emerge for other groups, including African nationals.”  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Most immigrants in recent years are doing better in terms of jobs and education than locals, although people from Africa appear significantly disadvan(...)

In 2015 Roy Keane took legal action against Paddy Power over a ‘Braveheart’ advertisement.

The amount of gambling advertising in sport is becoming problematic for fans, and in particular children, according to leading figures in the bookmaki(...)

Paddy Power’s advertisements are some of the most controversial in the gambling industry. Photo: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Sports gambling is becoming increasingly ingrained in social culture in Ireland with technology the driving force behind it, but the issue on the othe(...)

Martin Heydon  called for the regulation of online games including Fortnite, played by children as young as 10. Such games, he said, were highly addictive. Photograph: Getty Images

The proposed new gambling regulator will have to stop photos of politicians putting bets on themselves on the first day of a general election, chairma(...)

Niall Muldoon, Ombudsman for Children, said: “As a society, we need to look at what we can do to help resolve outstanding issues that are associated with direct provision services in Ireland.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The number of children kept in “wholly unsuitable” conditions at direct provision centres across the country has risen by more than a third over the p(...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan. File photograph: Collins

The referendum to remove a reference in the Constitution to the woman’s place in the home has been postponed, Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan co(...)

School children take part in the 2018 Indoor Diversity Games which were held in Athlone in January. Photograph: Offaly Sports Partnership

More than €500,000 in Government funding for organisations promoting migrant integration across Ireland will be announced this week. The Communities (...)

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