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Dublin Bus said it has downloaded CCTV footage from the vehicle and is investigating the matter. File photograph: Alan Betson

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses following an attack on a Dublin Bus passenger on the Naas Road earlier this week. A man was injured after being as(...)

Under the new system, eligible spouses and de facto partners will be granted immigration permission with an automatic right to work.

A new streamlining system will make it easier for the non-EEA partners and spouses of critical skills employment permit holders to apply for work in I(...)

Zuhair Fakir, his wife Angham and their  daughter Lorca (8), who now live in Dunshaughlin, Co Meath. Photograph: Seamus Farrelly/UNHCR

When Zuhair Fakir, his wife Angham and their eight-year-old daughter Lorca arrived into Dublin Airport shortly before Christmas last year, they were s(...)

Local election candidate Ellie Kisyombe. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The Social Democrats said it would not be fair to comment on the asylum claim of its local election candidate Ellie Kisyombe, after a Sunday newspaper(...)

The Irish passport is ‘a representation of a real Irish person’, according to Fiona Penollar, who  heads the Passport Service. Photograph: Frank Miller

Lefortovo Prison in Moscow is named after a close ally of Tsar Peter The Great. During Stalin’s “Great Purge” in the late 1930s it served as a torture(...)

Aerial view of the sinkhole in Co Monaghan that appeared in September. Photograph: Pat Byrne

Planning permission for the development of two new training pitches, dressingrooms, car parking, and other facilities at the Magheracloone Mitchells G(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris: Keen to reduce crisis pregnancies. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

The use of vending machines in pubs, nightclubs and universities is being considered as a means of distributing free condoms to “at risk” groups and y(...)

Judith Coughlan from Arklow in Co Wicklow died on Sunday after she fell from a walkway 20 metres above the ground. Photograph: Alicante Airport

A Wicklow woman has died after falling from a footbridge at an airport in southeastern Spain. Judith Coughlan from Arklow in Co Wicklow died on Sunda(...)

An image from this year’s Belvedere College Christmas sleep-out in Dublin. Photograph: Sorcha Pollak

The echo of young male choral voices mixed with the rattle of coins in plastic buckets on Dublin’s O’Connell Street on Saturday, as dozens of teenage (...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan warned that less than half of State boards had reached the minimum 40 per cent target of women on boards. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

More than 40 per cent of positions on State boards are now held by women, the Department of Justice has said. More than half of those appointed to 2(...)

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