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Asylum seekers held a rally in Dublin on Thursday asking the Government to address the backlog in applications for the regularisation of their residency. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A new website to speed up the processing of immigration claims has been launched. The site, irishimmigration.ie, will replace the much criticised Iri(...)

Ministers of State at the Department of Justice James Browne TD. Photograph:  Damien Eagers

A 46 per cent increase in the youth justice budget will help to tackle a small cohort of young offenders who are causing an “awful amount of damage” i(...)

Stardust fire: 48 young people died on February 14th, 1981. Photograph: The Irish Times

The inquests into the Stardust fire 40 years ago in which 48 young people died and hundreds were injured could potentially exclude the families of 47 (...)

Refugees receive instructions from a US navy soldier as they disembark after an evacuation flight from Kabul in Rota, Spain. Photograph: Cristina Quicler/AFP via Getty

European Union member states have vowed not to allow the destabilisation of Afghanistan to trigger a fresh mass migration of people towards the border(...)

Cork City players celebrate Dale Holland’s goal in the  FAI Cup first-round win over Sligo Rovers at the  Showgrounds. Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

FAI Cup holders Dundalk needed extra-time to see off First Division Treaty United 1-0 at Markets Field to ensure their name is in Tuesday’s draw for t(...)

Minister of State with responsibility for law reform James Browne: Those migrants working undocumented in Ireland are “at risk of being exploited” as a result of their vulnerable status. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A scheme to regularise the status of undocumented migrants who have been living in Ireland for at least four years, or three years in the case of thos(...)

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly: he said   Micheál Martin was doing an “excellent job” at “a very difficult time”.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Four of Fianna Fáil’s members of the Cabinet have insisted that the party’s leader and Taoiseach Micheál Martin should stay in post and also lead the (...)

Labour Senator Mark Wall said Ireland is spending €9.8bn gambling every year, ‘marking us out as the world’s seventh’s biggest spenders on gambling per head’.

Public health and wellbeing will be the primary focus of the “extremely powerful” gambling regulator who will be appointed by the end of the year, acc(...)

Outdoor dining on Dublin’s Drury Street: The Government has invested €17 million to support publicans and restaurateurs in providing outdoor seating facilities as part of the proposed ‘outdoor summer’. Photograph: Alan Betson

A “pragmatic and urgent” Bill to allow the consumption of alcohol in outdoor seating areas of pubs and restaurants has been passed by the Seanad 48 ho(...)

Fine Gael  challenged Sinn Féin’s  Senator Lynn Boylan to commit to voting for the Special Criminal Court’s renewal. Photograph: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

A fresh political row has broken out over the Special Criminal Court as Government TDs accused Sinn Féin of staging a “walk out” ahead of the Dáil vot(...)

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