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The pandemic has presented Ireland with an opportunity to wipe its slate clean and make fundamental changes.

Now that we know we can do things differently when we have to, we asked leading experts and specialists across a range of sectors for changes that wil(...)

The State’s Immigrant Investor Programme (IIP) operates simply: non-EU citizens pledge a minimum of €1 million to a business, or donate €400,000 to charity, and in return they earn the right to live here along with their families.

Social housing, nursing homes and even whiskey distilleries have each claimed a share of more than €1 billion that wealthy non-EU citizens have p(...)

Aisling Demaison with her husband  Bertrand and their little boys Louis and Pierre in  Annecy France

After working for 10 years as a teacher in a Marist school in Dublin, Aisling Demaison, formerly O’ Malley from Ballina, Co Mayo, took a career break (...)

One silver lining for the homeless during the pandemic has been improved funding and services, though for some it has meant increased isolation and(...)

Seamus Darby behind the bar of  The Greyhound at Chapel Street, Toomevara, Co Tipperary. Photograph: fergalshanahan.com

The scorer of one of the most famous goals in All-Ireland football history has been praised by a judge for his generosity towards a woman whose danger(...)

Harry Crosbie: “I found as I was writing that my memory was opening up and I could remember in incredible detail about what happened”

Harry Crosbie is best known as the man who turned the Dublin Docklands into one of the most successful urban renewal projects in Europe. He is also kn(...)

The Peter McVerry Trust says the SI30 regulation is  particularly successful in boosting the organisation’s supply of one-bedroomed apartments. Photograph: Getty Images

Leading housing charity Peter McVerry Trust wants the Government to extend a planning rule that allows vacant commercial buildings to be converted for(...)

To qualify for the scheme applicants must show their net worth is a minimum of €2 million, while they have to pledge to invest at least €1 million into an approved project. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Officials have refused residency rights to some non-EU citizens offering to pay €1 million to be allowed live in the Republic under a Government schem(...)

NUIG confirmed that it raised €1.6 million through the charity option available under the cash-for-residency  programme.

National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG) raised €1.6 million through the Government’s €826 million cash-for-residency scheme to fund efforts to b(...)

Fr Peter McVerry - the housing charity that bears his name raised €1.6 million through a Government cash-for-residency scheme. Photograph by Matt Kavanagh

Housing charity Peter McVerry Trust raised €1.6 million through a Government cash-for-residency scheme that has lured more than €820 million in total (...)

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