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The process involves having to contact both the birth parents and those whose births were illegally registered, with social workers gathering documents to identify and locate them.

Investigators attempting to trace those affected by illegal adoption registrations at St Patrick’s Guild have described the ongoing process as “slow a(...)

Simon Harris: ‘What the report doesn’t find is that there should be a clear-out of the board, in fact it explicitly recommends against.’  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The governance structures of the national children’s hospital will have to change, the Minister for Health Simon Harris has said. Mr Harris has indic(...)

 EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier: EU and Irish officials will find “operational solutions” to check goods moving south into the Republic while maintaining an open border. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan

Avoiding a hard border in the event of a no-deal Brexit would likely require a significant increase in the number of customs officials carrying out ch(...)

EU Brexit chief negotiator Michel Barnier, who will meet Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney and Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe in Dublin on Monday. Photograph: Jean-Francois Monier/AFP/Getty Images

The Government expects EU leaders to agree to Theresa May’s request for a further delay to Brexit this week but to press the UK prime minister for a c(...)

HSE’s Liam Woods said decision was being taken on the back of financial pressures in the system. Photograph: Alan Betson

Minister for Health Simon Harris has said a recruitment ban will be introduced in the health service, but only where managers have failed to outline t(...)

Prof Gráinne Flannelly: says she warned against the smear test plan and expressed concern labs would not be able to cope, just hours before the plan was announced in April 2018. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The National Screening Service raised concerns about proposals to offer women free out-of-cycle smears on the day Minister for Health Simon Harris ann(...)

Mark Griffin, secretary general of the Department of Communications, said officials now believe they have a final cost for the National Broadband Plan. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

State subsidies for plans to offer high-speed broadband to hundreds of thousands of rural homes will be capped to prevent a repetition of the National(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar addresses the Fine Gael national conference

Fine Gael will not enter government with Sinn Féin under any circumstances, the Taoiseach has told hundreds of party delegates. In a televised addres(...)

DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson has called for the Republic to rejoin the Commonwealth. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Senior DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson has called on the Republic to rejoin the Commonwealth. Mr Donaldson made the comments as he attended the Fine Gael na(...)

The Government has published  a report laying out a path to reform the State’s 60-year-old gambling laws

A new gambling authority to regulate Ireland’s €8 billion betting industry will not be put in place for at least 18 months, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has(...)

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