John Lehart

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Jenny Attridge, from Bantry, Co Cork,  arriving for the  ‘Dublin Welcomes Home the Magdalenes’ event  at the Mansion House. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

The State failed in its duty of care to the women who were incarcerated in Magdalene Laundries, Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has said. Speak(...)

Haughey family members including Seán Haughey (left) and Ciarán Haughey (right) escort the remains of Maureen Haughey at her funeral at Malahide, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/ The Irish Times

Maureen Haughey (91), who died on St Patrick’s Day, used to joke that her late father, former taoiseach Seán Lemass, could never pronounce the word lo(...)

The Islamic Cultural Centre in  Clonskeagh: the centre had “provided strong leadership over many years”, said Minister David Stanton. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Islamic Cultural Centre in Dublin’s Clonskeagh has been praised for exploring “new ways to embed a culture of respect for diversity” in Ireland, w(...)

Chairman of the Jewish Representative Council of Ireland Maurice Cohen has called on Fianna Fáil leader Micháel Martin “to state clearly his parties opposition to all forms of anti-semitism, racism and xenophobia and to reassure all minority religions and peoples in Ireland that no such views will be tolerated from any member in his party.”  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

A Fianna Fáil local election candidate in south Dublin has described as “entirely inappropriate” and “repugnant to me” comments made to a young Jewish(...)