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Nicola Cox and her husband, Ross Coghlan, with a photo of baby Luke who died soon after birth at Holles Street maternity hospital in 2016. Photograph: Laura Hutton / The Irish Times

A Dublin couple whose baby died shortly after birth say the way they were treated by the hospital was unacceptable and it seemed as if their baby’s de(...)

Westmeath senior footballer Boidu Sayeh:  ‘I think by being seen playing the game and talking to people after who might not have been a fan of a black person on the team, you can change minds.’ Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

For Boidu Sayeh (23), who came to Ireland from Liberia in 2004, playing Gaelic football was the most natural thing to do. He was eight years old and (...)

Minister for Sport Shane Ross: “We want to see every citizen engaging regularly in some form of sport and physical activity, irrespective of their age, economic or social circumstances, their ethnic background or their physical capabilities.”Photograph: Getty Images

Irish sports clubs are too Irish-born* and too unwelcoming to people with disabilities, older people and people from poorer backgrounds, a major confe(...)

Azzam Raguragui’s father, Abderrahmane, addresses a large crowd who gathered in Clonskeagh mosque on Sunday evening for his son’s memorial service. Photograph:   Dave Meehan

Friends and family of Azzam Raguragui (18), who died after being stabbed in Dundrum, Dublin, earlier this month, have described his kindness, loyalty,(...)

Abderrahmane Raguaragu at his son’s funeral at the Muslim Cemetary in Newcastle, south county Dublin. Photograph:James Forde

Young Muslims were urged to “do good deeds” and “work hard” at the funeral of Azzam Raguragui (18), at Clonskeagh mosque in Dublin on Friday. The yo(...)

Moninne Griffith of BeLonG To: ‘We still regularly have young people arrive on our doorstep, having been asked to leave the family home because they have come out.’ Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Young LGBT people are still being “asked to leave” their homes after coming out to family, a leading campaigner for LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, tran(...)

 Abuse survivor Jessica Bowes remains concerned about survivors being contacted by former partners. Jonathan McSherry, served 22 months in prison for an attack on her in 2015.

Legislation enabling people who are being harassed, threatened or intimidated, including through social media, to seek a no-contact order from the co(...)

The most recent Daft.ie rent survey which shows rents have reached all-time high, averaging €1,366 per month nationally and more than €2,000 a month in Dublin.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Struggling renters have been “abandoned” by a Government whose housing policies “have failed” and which “continues to pretend the market can solve” th(...)

Inclusion Ireland says reduced timetables are being imposed disproportionately on children with special needs as a means of ‘behavioural management’. Photograph: iStock

Children, many of them disadvantaged or with special needs, are being denied their education by being placed on “reduced timetables” at school, an Oir(...)

Jamie Mangan, who grew up in Dublin 1 and now is a youth worker in the area. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Jamie Mangan (24), from Summerhill in Dublin’s north inner city, had a “tough” childhood. He had dyspraxia and ADHD, was repeatedly suspended from sch(...)

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