Refugee crisis: migrants arrive on the northern shore of the Greek island of Lesbos in 2015.  Legislation enacted that year has made it harder for the families of refugees and migrants to join them in Ireland. Photograph: Tyler Hicks/New York Times

Concern has been expressed that recent legislation has made it harder for the families of refugees and migrants to join them in Ireland. Under the I(...)

Ireland and the EU are criticised for pledging to resettle such a small proportion of those in need of refuge. Photograph: Aris Messinisaris/AFP via Getty

The overall number of refugees being resettled in Ireland remains low despite a doubling of the figure between last year and this year, a report by th(...)

  A group of teenagers setting off from Dún Laoghaire for a week of sail training on board the Spirit of Oysterhaven. Pictured  are Ciara Beatley; Kim Murphy; Alex Quinn; Dikhsha Ramsurn; Joan Osayande; Christina Byrne; Tina Thom; Balikis Falade and Guarav Ramsurn. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Like most young people, Samantha Ncube is obsessed with her mobile phone. She tweets, uses WhatsApp and texts throughout the day, and before this sum(...)