Saoirse Brady

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Young girls from Mount Carmel Girls Secondary School at the Famine Memorial statues on Custom House Quay, Dublin, Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

Yemi has three children, aged six, four and three. All were born in direct provision. “In the beginning they said people would live in direct provisi(...)

Representatives from political parties, trade unions and civil society groups outside Leinster House under the banner of Raise the Roof to demand that the Government implements a major motion on housing passed by the Dáil a year ago. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

The “only obstacle” to a “massive” programme of social and affordable home-building on public land is Government ideology, a gathering of activists ca(...)

There is very limited access for children who have parents in prison,  with “screened” visits and six-minute  a day  phone calls

Children with a parent in prison are particularly vulnerable, and yet very little is known about them in the State, a conference in Dublin heard on We(...)