Children’s Rights Alliance chief executive Tanya Ward said Ireland was still lagging behind the European average of 19 months’ paid parental leave, despite the recent introduction of two weeks’ paternity leave on top of existing maternity entitlements. File photograph: iStockPhoto

A long-awaited State strategy to deal with issues such as childcare subsidies, pre-schooling and parental leave will be delivered within months, a Fin(...)

Máirtín Ó Muilleoir of Sinn Féin: appeared before an Oireachtas committee to discuss the implications of Brexit. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The Irish Government could do more to help release a total of €120 million in cross-Border funding that is stalled in the system, the Northern Execut(...)