Sara Moorhead

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Mr Justice Peter Kelly said the vulnerable 18-year-old has told him in a letter she will need supports to help her into the future. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

A young woman at the centre of a “horror story” of alleged sexual abuse by more than 12 males before she was taken into care aged 10 has told the pres(...)

Fees sought by the barristers who represented the Christian Brothers at the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse have been substantially reduced

Fees sought by the barristers who represented the Christian Brothers at the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse have been substantially reduced. T(...)

 Local election candidate for Cabra-Glasnevin, Declan Meenagh, Labour,  canvassing Michael Bergin, in the Phibsborough area of Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Politics starts with the local. In 2005, Declan Meenagh got his first taste of on-the-ground campaigning after Dublin City Council turned off audible (...)

A complicated system of tax-free travel and subsistence allowances for councillors has evolved in recent years, leading some to view them as “income” when they should only be viewed as reimbursements for expenses

Ireland must decide what it wants its local authority councillors to do before final decisions can be made on what they should be paid, a Government-o(...)

Sinn Féin proposed that councillors would have to demonstrate their duties are a full-time job  to receive the €35,000 rate. The submission, made by  Eoin Ó Broin, says most councillors earn a gross income of €23,000. Photograph: Eric Luke

Sinn Féin has proposed setting a €35,000 salary for full-time city and county councillors and removing their unvouched expenses as part of an overhaul(...)

The unusual construction of the settlement is intended to ensure “Grace”, for the rest of her life, will get the care she was deprived of for decades. File photograph: iStockPhoto

A €6.3 million settlement package for the profoundly intellectually disabled and voiceless woman known as “Grace” is among the highest ever agreed for(...)

 David Drumm, formerly of Anglo Irish Bank: among those who will see report.  Photograph: Alan Betson

king inquiry is to receive legal advice today, confirming that the final report can be distributed to interested parties tomorrow. Senior counsel Sar(...)

The Dáil’s Committee on Procedures and Privileges is the subject of a legal action taken by Denis O’Brien (above), who has accused the committee of breaching his constitutional rights and interfering with the role of the courts and has sued the members personally. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has ruled out a Dáil debate on a legal challenge taken by businessman Denis O’Brien. Mr Kenny said the issue was legally complex (...)