What will happen to time, going forward? Photograph: David Sleator

Clocks move forward by one hour at 1am on Sunday with the beginning of “summer time” but the clock appears to have stopped on a contentious EU plan to(...)

The question of the right to strike was considered by the Murphy working group, which was established by the then Government in 2017 to address the industrial relation structures available to An Garda Síochána. File Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Department of Justice has said there will be no change to the Government’s policy of not allowing gardaí to go on strike. In a report published o(...)

Varenth Krishna Kumar, pupil at St Mary’s National School (front), and (from left to right) his sister Veenosha, mother Anne and father Krishna. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Schools attended by some of the State’s poorest children are struggling to help pupils re-adjust to life in organised education and catch up on their (...)

The new Bill is part of Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee’s Justice 2021 plan. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Government will seek to tighten up laws around harassment in order to further prevent offenders from contacting their victims. Officials in the D(...)

Helen McEntee: These visa measures are ‘designed to support our current public health restrictions on movement, including into and out of Ireland’. File photograph: The Irish Times

The State’s ban on visa-free travel from all South American countries and South Africa has been extended until it is “no longer needed for public heal(...)

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald, Gerry Adams and Michelle O’Neill: as well as engagement with decision-makers in the American capital, Sinn Féin’s US arm has also increased its online presence since the Covid-19 pandemic hit

Millions of Americans who opened their print and e-paper editions of the New York Times and Washington Post on Wednesday were greeted with an unusual (...)

Evelyn Ajie, pictured at Cork District Court, was sentenced to nine months this week for sending online child abuse material through WhatsApp. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney

The case of Evelyn Ajie, who was sentenced to nine months this week for sending online child abuse material through WhatsApp, can be traced back to an(...)

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has said she intends to take time to spend with her first child, due in May, the details of how this will work have yet to be determined. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Government is committed to facilitating Minister for Justice Helen McEntee taking maternity leave, Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said. Mr Martin (...)

‘It’s too much to expect people in cases like sexual harassment, pregnancy discrimination or complex equal pay cases to have the resources or capacity to represent themselves.’ Illustration: Getty

Women’s equality is being held back by the refusal of the State to support those taking workplace discrimination or harassment cases, a leading voice (...)

The Children Living with Domestic and Sexual Violence (CLwDSV) coalition details its concerns in a submission made this week to the Family Justice Oversight group in the Department of Justice.

The family law system is further endangering women and children experiencing domestic violence, a new coalition of NGOs says. In a hard-hitting repo(...)

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