FRESH FRESIAS FOR MUM: Ellen Creed, of Dublin, with a bunch of flowers that was left outside her door, due to coronavirus "cocooning" of older persons, on Mother's Day. Photograph: Bryan O'Brien

Love, in the time of corona, has to keep its distance but on a Mother’s Day like no other many Irish people managed to make the best of a terrible sit(...)

Former master of the National Maternity Hospital Dr Peter Boylan said the thanks of the State should go to the Sisters of Charity for their “brave decision” and to the Minister for Health. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

The former master of the National Maternity Hospital Peter Boylan has said he feels personally vindicated by the decision of the Religious Sisters of (...)

Enda Kenny has received an invitation to the White House for St Patrick’s Day. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Over 12,000 people have signed an online petition calling for Taoiseach Enda Kenny to boycott the annual St Patrick’s Day visit to meet US president D(...)

Airbnb may be named on a list of companies with commercial activities in settlement territories which is expected to be published by the UN later this month. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Protesters have held a demonstration outside Airbnb’s European headquarters in Dublin calling for the company to delist rentals in West Bank settlemen(...)

A section of the crowd gathered at the Famine Memorial on Custom House Quay in solidarity  with people seeking refuge in Europe.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Up to 1,000 people gathered in Dublin today to express solidarity with people seeking refuge in Europe. Protesters heard calls for the Government to (...)

Uplift will host an event at the Famine Memorial at Customs House Quay in Dublinon Friday to show solidarity with refugees. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A website calling on people to “pledge a bed” for refugees and migrants had more than 1,000 offers of accommodation, in 28 counties across the islan(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin at the launch of the party’s election manifesto in 2011.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Democracy requires accountability and accountability is synonymous with integrity, transparency and honesty. The willingness of elected represe(...)