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A scheme to replace the   wards of court system has been delayed again due to lack of funding.  Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A scheme to replace the almost 150-year-old wards of court system has been delayed again due to lack of funding. The Decision Support Service (DSS),(...)

Catherine Day, chair of the Citizens’ Assembly on gender equality. Photograph: Alan Betson

Men’s groups have felt excluded from the “gender equality” debate, and are “delighted” to have been invited to the Citizens’ Assembly on the issue, ac(...)

While 71 per cent of the general working-age population are at work this figures is just 31 per cent of people with a disability. Photograph: iStock

Poverty is the biggest issue for people with disabilities, a coalition of advocacy groups has said. Publishing its election manifesto on Thursday, t(...)

Once removed from the register of early years services a provider must close and will no longer receive public funding. Photograph: iStock

Two childcare providers in the east of the country have been issued with deregistration notices and both may have to close next month. The Oblate Fat(...)

A ‘devastated’ Kayla Jackson in her back garden in Clontarf, Dublin. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

A Dublin tenant says Irish Rail “destroyed” her back garden without warning. Kayla Jackson says she was told she had no right to be consulted on work(...)

The pension age is rising and a growing number of older people are being affected.

Patrick Heavy (57) works in a factory in Co Cavan. He will have to retire when he is 65 in 2027, but he will not be entitled to the State pension unti(...)

Section of the Grand Canal pedestrian walk that links Kylemore Road in Ballyfermot with Inchicore. Photograph: Google Street View

Persistent antisocial behaviour by a small number of young people around Inchicore could expand into the “type of criminality that has plagued other p(...)

“Two out of every five jobs in Ireland are at high risk of automation with towns where employment is dominated by agriculture and manufacturing most exposed to the impact of automation on employment.” Photograph: Frank Miller

A strategy to “rural proof” all government budgetary decisions must be an “essential component” of any future administration’s approach to rural Irela(...)

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone: ‘As somebody who has already been keen on getting things done, combing my radical, idealistic spirit with a pragmatic approach, yes I would love to have the opportunity to be in Government again.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone would like a different portfolio if in Government after the election, she says. Speaking after an event in Ta(...)

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