Kate Nolan

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Sabina Higgins addressing the Friends of Breastfeeding event in Naas, Co Kildare.

Sabina Higgins has called the “global movement” for breastfeeding “probably the most important thing in the world”. “To me it is terribly important,”(...)

An image from Kate Nolan’s exhibition Lacuna

When European parliamentary Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt visited the Irish Border a couple of weeks ago, news reports picked up on one particular(...)

Displaced people collect water in Muna Garage camp for the displaced on the outskirts of Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria. Photograph: Sally Hayden

In the early hours of a Friday morning in August, aid workers staying in a United Nations compound in Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria, were woken by the (...)

A woman cradles her daughter at an MSF clinic for malnourished children in Gwange, Maiduguri, northeast Nigeria. Photograph: Sally Hayden

It was about 10.30pm when the first explosion sounded. Across Maiduguri, capital of northeast Nigeria’s Borno State, residents strained to hear anothe(...)

A dress from the spring/summer 2016 collection of Irish label We Are Islanders, which "works to cause as little damage as possible to both environment and people within our supply chain"

Phrases such as “ sustainable” and “ethical” are thrown around a lot in the world of fashion these days – unsurprising considering that the last(...)

The Tweed Project

In Ireland a growing number of small brands and young designers driven by ethical concerns are creating collections that are also aesthetically pleas(...)

Relatives show pictures of garment workers believed to be trapped under the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza building last year. Clothes brands have been criticised for not doing enough to help families of victims. Photograph: Reuters

A call has been made for well known clothes brands to make “immediate and significant” payments to a fund set up to raise money for the victims(...)

An activist protests against working conditions at production sites used by the H&M clothing chain in Bangladesh in Berlin last summer. Photograph: Getty Images

It is not hard to find cheap clothes but, last month, the death of more than 1000 workers in a Bangladesh factory collapse highlighted the true pri(...)

Cork players celebrate with the National League trophy after their victory over Wexford at Nowlan Park.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

CORK 0-12 WEXFORD 1-7 Cork retained their Camogie League(...)