Roderic O Gorman

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Mother and baby homes protest at Phoenix Park in 2020: The commission suggests children who did not spend long in an institution are unlikely to have been abused. We recognise forced separation as a harm in itself. Photograph:  Tom Honan

A rewriting the executive summary of the mother and baby homes report cannot take the place of the report or of a full independent review of its proce(...)

Work taking place on Dublin Airport’s new runway. Photograph: Fran Veale

The Irish economy will lose out on 5,170 jobs and a positive economic impact of €392 million by the end of 2023 if “problematic” planning restrictions(...)

Green Party candidate Claire Byrne with Minister Eamon Ryan, Green Party leader. File photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan said that despite the party’s support falling from 22 per cent to 8 per cent the party had run a good campaign in the Du(...)

Minister for Equality Roderic O’Gorman said ‘pay transparency on its own will not end the pay disparity between men and women’. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Employers will have to take “real and substantive action” to reduce gender pay gaps under legislation requiring companies to report annually on pay an(...)

 Senator Ivana Bacik said continued discrimination against women in the workplace “must be meaningfully addressed through enacting this vital piece of legislation without delay”. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The requirement for businesses to report on pay and bonus differences between male and female employees has moved a step closer following the passage (...)

As moves towards gender, ethnicity and executive pay reporting continue, the European Commission has proposed a directive that may create even greater change. Photograph: iStock

The Gender Pay Gap Information Bill 2019 has been passed by the Dáil, with Minister for Equality Roderic O’Gorman referring to it as “a priority”. It (...)

The rainbow Pride flag was raised along with the Tricolour outside  the Church of the Assumption in Ballyfermot. File image: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Tributes have been paid in the Dáil to the parish priest of a Dublin community who raised the rainbow flag along with the Tricolour outside his church(...)

Denmark ordered the slaughter of up to 17 million mink in early November over fears of a variant of Covid-19 linked to the animals.  Photograph:  Getty Images

The Cabinet is set to agree to ban fur-farming from next year, with a compensation package for farmers also expected. Minister for Agriculture Charli(...)

Mayor of Waterford Cllr Damien Geoghegan pictured earlier this month raising one of the flags that was later burned. Photograph: Waterford City and County Council

The Pride flag was raised on The Mall in Waterford city on Monday afternoon by Minister for Equality Roderic O’Gorman and Mayor of Waterford Cllr Dami(...)

The Government has formally approved the establishment of a new system for setting terms and conditions for workers in the childcare sector. File photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The Government has formally approved the establishment of a new system for setting terms and conditions for workers in the childcare sector. Minister(...)

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