Aer Lingus has announced five flights from Dublin to Copenhagen for the Republic of Ireland’s World Cup playoff. File photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Almost 1,400 additional seats have been made available to fly Irish soccer fans to Denmark for the Republic of Ireland’s World Cup playoff. Aer Ling(...)

Existing provisions in Irish legislation outlawing online harassment are insufficient, says Prof Geoffrey Shannon. Photograph: iStock

Internet safety should be made a mandatory subject in Irish primary schools and should even be introduced to creches, the Special Rapporteur on Child (...)

Holly Cowman visiting one of Mary Immaculate College’s Erasmus+ partner universities, East China Normal University, in Shanghai

Tens of millions of deaths in the first and second World Wars were young men who succumbed on the soil of foreign countries, miles from their homes. (...)

 National safeguarding committee chairperson Patricia Rickard Clarke said financial abuse can be highly calculated, or can be very subtle. Photograph: Eric Luke

More than 1,600 cases of financial abuse of vulnerable adults have been reported to the Health Service Executive’s national safeguarding office over a(...)

The ‘glamourising of alcohol’ through advertising, promotions and sponsorship can adversely affect the behaviour of young people, Catholic bishops have said. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The “glamourising of alcohol” through advertising, promotions and sponsorship can adversely affect the behaviour of young people, Catholic bishops hav(...)

A ‘Team Hutch’ T-shirt. Photograph: Craic Clothing

An online clothing company has apologised for selling “Team Hutch” and “Team Kinahan” clothing items and removed them from its website. Craic Clothi(...)

Simon Harris: The pay difference between agency staff and people working directly for the HSE is ‘quite unfair’

Minister for Health Simon Harris has said all emergency departments are open despite wildcat work stoppages threatened by some agency doctors. The H(...)

Every third-level institution is required to provide a Disability Service or Access Programme for students with disabilities and each has facilities and philosophies centred on student needs. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

The late disability campaigner Martin Naughton told a story of arriving in his wheelchair at Dublin’s Mater Hospital in the 1970s and being faced with(...)

Detailed information about every community in Ireland, including how many people cycle to work,  has been published by the CSO. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Detailed information about every community in Ireland has been published by the Central Statistics Office (CSO). The Small Area Population Statistics(...)

The offices of Insurance Ireland in  Harbourmaster Place in Dublin’s IFSC. Photograph:  Bryan Meade/The Irish Times

Motor insurance providers in Ireland were subject to a series of targeted raids as part of an anti-cartel investigation, the European Commission confi(...)