Students pictured at Maynooth University campus recently. File Photograph: Dara MacDónaill

The introduction of a discount travel pass for young people has been welcomed, with a lack of immediate policies put forward to tackle spiralling rent(...)

TG4 presenters. ‘We’re a vital part of modern Ireland,’ said director-general Alan Esslemont. Photograph: Julia Dunin/TG4

TG4 is “needed more than ever” in an era of intense competition from global media companies but the Government must “show much more ambition” for the (...)

 Young people left at home all the time during lockdown increased their isolation and loneliness. Photograph: iStock

Thousands of children and young people who are most at-risk in society have missed out on vital services during the coronavirus pandemic, according to(...)

Historian Catherine Corless. Photograph Reuters/Peter Nicholls

A project aimed at collecting the personal histories of people born at the Tuam mother-and-baby home was launched in Galway on Thursday. President of(...)

Augustus Saint-Gaudens’s statue of Parnell. Photograph: Kate Geraghty

Shopping in Dunne’s recently, I overheard an interesting snippet of conversation in the aisles. It was before the blizzard-induced panic but, as it ha(...)

Hundreds attended a rally  organised by the Galway Anti-Racism Network  on Saturday. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Criticism of the Government’s “minimalist” approach to removing the State’s absolute ban on asylum seekers working was voiced at a rally in Galway on (...)

John Cunningham (38), who has been undocumented in the US since 1999, was arrested by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials at a private residence in Boston on Friday

The Department of Foreign Affairs has urged undocumented Irish in the US “to remain calm” after a prominent Donegal man living illegally for 18 years (...)

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone: will hear the views of young people at a conference in Croke Park. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

On Monday Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone will hear calls to protect children on both sides of the border from poverty at a (...)

Legal proceedings between ballroom dance partners over missing money have been settled. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Legal proceedings between ballroom dance partners, who struck up a life-long romance after meeting at an afternoon tea dance in Jury’s Hotel nearly 50(...)

Dr  Niall Muldoon, Ombudsman for Children: he said the new  National Taskforce on Youth Mental Health “has the potential to drive real change in an area where it is very much needed”.

The Ombudsman for Children has said the new National Taskforce on Youth Mental Health will need to ensure it delivers specific actions that will “make(...)

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