Emma Quinn

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 Emma Quinn and Adrienne McDermott representing Dublin 15 Action Against Gender Violence   pictured outside Leinster House on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Over 200 letters are due to be handed into the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar calling for more funding for a refuge and the establishment of a rape crisis cen(...)

Refugee crisis: migrants arrive on the northern shore of the Greek island of Lesbos in 2015.  Legislation enacted that year has made it harder for the families of refugees and migrants to join them in Ireland. Photograph: Tyler Hicks/New York Times

Concern has been expressed that recent legislation has made it harder for the families of refugees and migrants to join them in Ireland. Under the I(...)

Refugees’ difficulties integrating into Irish society are compounded by obstacles they face accessing the labour market, a report from the Economic an(...)

ESRI report warned that while Ireland is not yet facing the demographic challenges seen in other parts of the EU, labour market constraints are emerging in other ways.

Ireland is ahead of most EU Member States in terms of linking labour market intelligence to migration policy, a new study has found. The ESRI report s(...)

The number of unaccompanied minors seeking asylum referred to the Child and Family Agency was 120 last year. This compares to 339 in 2008 and 863 in 2002. Photograph: Getty Images

CARL O’BRIEN State authorities have been unable to tell researchers how many child asylum seekers who are separated from their parents are in the care(...)

 The details are revealed in the ‘Migrant Access to Social Security and Healthcare: Policies and Practice in Ireland’ report which is published by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) today. Photograph: AP

A report on social security payments has said there is no evidence to suggest a disproportionate number of foreign nationals are in receipt of benefi(...)

Justice in the balance: Judge Hughes 
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said he wanted to know “how much respect the District Court gets”.  Photograph: Reuters

A judge has asked the governor of Dóchas women’s prison to explain the policy of temporary release that resulted in a serial thief serving just three (...)