Ronan Mcgreevy

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The report carried out by the Joint Committee on Housing, Planning and Local Government found the social housing waiting list lacked transparency and consistency.  Photograph: David Ryder

The definition of homelessness needs to be expanded to include those who are “sofa-surfing” and those who are engaged in “involuntary sharing”, an Oir(...)

The 18-year-old from north Leitrim sought a quote which would allow him to drive a 2004 1,4 Ford Fiesta

A teenage provisional driver has obtained an insurance quote for €18,693.95, which included a €100 discount, for applying online. The 18-year-old fro(...)

Alison Connolly and Dr Marie Coggins,  both from the School of Physics at NUI Galway   who carried out the research. Photograph: NUI Galway.

Professional horticulturalists and regular gardeners are not exposed to significantly high levels of the weedkiller glyphosate, a study by scientists (...)

Pedestrians struggle with umbrellas during heavy rain storms in Dublin city in November. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A status yellow weather warning has been issued for all parts of the country with heavy rain and wind expected everywhere. Many parts of the country(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney: the memorial will be “a testament to our commitment to working with organisations like Front Line Defenders in promoting and protecting human rights throughout the world”. Photograph: Tom Hona

The Department of Foreign Affairs is to erect a memorial at its headquarters in Dublin to those who have died defending human rights . The Human Rig(...)

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The co-leader of the Social Democrats Róisín Shortall has claimed that the nuns “haven’t gone away” from the new maternity hospital. Speaking at a ra(...)

Priti Patel: “Let’s take back control of borders, laws and  money.”

Conservative MP Priti Patel has said her comments about Britain preventing food imports to Ireland in the event of a no-deal Brexit have been “taken o(...)

Dr Rhona Mahony said it was unfortunate that a lot of people thought nuns were going to be running the new facility. File photograph: Eric Luke

The outgoing master of the National Maternity Hospital has said there will be no religious involvement at all in the proposed new maternity hospital o(...)

Researchers at Queens University Belfast have challenged the assumption that women voted en masse for Eamon de Valera’s Sinn Féin over a party which sought to deny them the franchise. Photograph: General Photographic Agency/Getty Images

For the last 100 years, it has been widely assumed that a massive extension of the franchise was one of the contributing factors in Sinn Féin’s landsl(...)

A record 184 people were found to be sleeping rough last winter. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

The number of people sleeping rough in Dublin has risen to 156, according to the latest figures from the Dublin Region Homeless Executive. This is an(...)

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