Jim O Callaghan

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The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors   described Minister for State Michael D’Arcy’s ‘claims’ as ‘unhelpful’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Garda sergeants and inspectors have called on Minister for State Michael D’Arcy to “clarify” remarks in which he said local police had not moved fast (...)

Quinn Industrial Holdings offices in Derrylin in Co Fermanagh. File photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has met the five directors of Quinn Industrial Holdings including Kevin Lunney to tell them their safety and security, and that(...)

A silent protest has continued at the Achill Head Hotel in Pollagh, Co Mayo in recent days. Protesting residents say the hotel is not suitable to house asylum seekers. Photograph: Conor McKeown

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has called for an end to recent protests on Achill Island, Co Mayo, saying they are not “representative” of the(...)

News of plans to use the Achill Head Hotel as a direct provision centre emerged on Wednesday of last week and a heated public meeting took place on the island that night.

Residents on Achill Island, Co Mayo have insisted they are not opposed to having asylum seekers living in their community but are opposed to lack of c(...)

The Committee’s report on reform of the family law system, published on Thursday,  includes a recommendation  that funding should be allocated for the construction of a long-promised purpose-built family law complex on the Hammond Lane site. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Serious consideration should be given to granting automatic guardian rights to unmarried fathers, an Oireachtas Committee has recommended. The Joint(...)

Minister of State for Equality David Stanton said it became apparent when drafting the legislation that in an effort to address one inequality it would create another inequality. Photograph: Collins

The Government has pledged to introduce fresh legislation that will give opposite sex couples the choice as to whether the man or woman avails of adop(...)

Fine Gael TD Colm Brophy said it was ‘completely insane’ that large, international publishing platforms were unregulated.  File photograph: Tom Honan

Victims of harmful online abuse should be able to sue social media platforms hosting them, while platforms that refused to remove harmful material sho(...)

Jim O’Callaghan said it was apparent some people would opportunistically go to places like Oughterard, “for the purposes of drumming up a racist agenda”. Above, a silent protest march makes its way from Oughterard town to the former Connemara Gateway Hotel. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Asylum applications have increased by 53 per cent in the first nine months of this year and almost 1,400 asylum seekers are being housed in emergency (...)

Nearly 60% of legal staff surveyed in the office of the DPP are suffering from medium to high levels of trauma. File photograph: Getty Images

Nearly 60 per cent of legal staff surveyed in the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) are suffering from medium to high levels of trau(...)

Majella Moynihan: disciplined  by the Garda  when she became pregnant by a male member of the force. Photograph: RTÉ

The Majella Moynihan case is the only example of disciplinary proceedings against a female Garda member who became pregnant while unmarried, Garda Com(...)

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