Colm O Gorman

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Des O’Malley with Mary Harney. Photograph: Pat Langan

Des O’Malley has been described as a “giant of politics” and mould-breaking leader who the State owes a “significant debt of gratitude”. Mr O’Malley,(...)

The Bessborough Centre, Blackrock, Co Cork, a former mother and baby home operated by the Sacred Heart nuns. File photograph: Provision

The Mother and Baby Homes Commission has again been invited to appear before the Oireachtas Committee on Children to answer questions about its work. (...)

Colm O’Gorman: ‘I found myself not just preparing to be a parent, but going through pregnancy and being very involved.’

In spite of always wanting to be a dad, fatherhood wasn’t something that Colm O’Gorman, the One in Four founder and executive director of Amnesty Inte(...)

The archbishop ‘faced many challenges in administration and necessary changes’, the President said. Photograph: The Irish Times/Dara Mac Dónaill

Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin, who formally stands down next Tuesday, has been praised for his “courage, tenacity and compassion,” by (...)

Colm O’Gorman, Amnesty International Ireland’s executive director. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Freedom of expression does not extend to hate crime and Irish people need to accept that “it is not enough to be anti-racist but that there is a need (...)

Healthcare professionals in Luanda, Angola, doing Covid-19 blood tests in a high-population area. Photograph: Ampe Rogerio/EPA

More than 3,000 healthcare workers are known to have died from Covid-19 around the world but in many cases they face reprisals if they speak out again(...)

Refugees Welcome: Bohemian FC’s 2020 away jersey also features a silhouette of a fleeing family and the slogan “Love Football, Hate Racism” on the collar

Bohemian Football Club’s new away strip features the slogan “Refugees Welcome” emblazoned across its jerseys after the Dublin soccer team partnered wi(...)

Bohemians’ away jersey for the coming season. Photograph: @bfcdublin

Bohemian FC have announced a partnership with Amnesty International in which it will highlight the plight of families in direct provision and seek to (...)

Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Doherty said the review had found that the current legislation is “too onerous” for children aged 16 and 17 years. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

New legislation will make it easier for teenagers between the ages of 16 and 17 to change gender legally. Currently 16- and 17-year-olds have to go(...)

Data giants: Facebook also owns Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger, while Google owns the Android operating system and YouTube. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA

Surveillance by tech giants Facebook and Google poses a “systemic threat to human rights”, Amnesty International has warned in a new report, which ca(...)

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