HSE staff who are activating the public awareness campaign for Covid-19 (coronavirus) in the baggage hall of Terminal 2 at Dublin Airport.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The cabin crew on an Aer Lingus flight to Dublin from northern Italy on which a woman travelled before testing positive for the coronaviurs have been (...)


The 2020 Great Place to Work survey found that pride among employees is on the rise. There is also an awareness of the importance of striking a balanc(...)

Former Renua leader and Independent councillor John Leahy has claimed plans for a new direct-provision centre in Tullamore, Co Offaly, would discriminate against “ordinary citizens”.

The Department of Justice has denied an Offaly councillor’s claims that asylum seekers are “leapfrogging” other people on social housing lists or that(...)

The Department of Justice on St Stephens Green. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Department of Justice and Equality was “not fit for purpose” prior to a recently completed overhaul, according to its most senior civil servant. (...)

Holocaust survivor and former prisoner of  Nazi death camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, Miriam Ziegler, shows a picture of her  and other prisoners taken in January 1945, at the camp museum  on Sunday, one day before the 75th anniversary of its liberation. Photograph: Wojtek Radwanski/AFP/Getty

President Michael D Higgins has warned that “an ugly anti-migrant sentiment is attempting to rear its head in Ireland”. This “corrupted form of popu(...)

Third-class pupils at Kildare Town Educate Together National School. Photo: Laura Hutton

“It is a brand new time. . . We say let it grow”: more than 50 children in third class at a Kildare primary school belt out their version of the song (...)

East End Hotel in Portarlington, Co Laois: residents have consistently made allegations about overcrowding there.  Photograph: Collins

The Department of Justice approved the placement of 10 beds in one room in a hotel at the centre of a controversy over the alleged overcrowding of asy(...)

A video showing a room with 10 beds and no windows  was taken at the East End Hotel in Portarlington. Photograph: Collins Photos

A group representing asylum-seekers has rejected the suggestion that a video showing a room with 10 beds and no windows in an emergency direct provisi(...)

An aerial view of the building in Ballinamore Co Leitrim that has been proposed to accommodate asylum seekers. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

An injunction permanently restraining protesters from interfering with the fitting out of accommodation for asylum seekers in Ballinamore, Co Leitrim,(...)

A protest against the manner of a Government move to accomodate asylum seekers at the Achill Head Hotel has been going on for the last few weeks. Photograph: Conor McKeown

protests continue against the acceptance of asylum seekers on Achill Island – where the taxpayer continues to pay sizeable accommodation costs to a(...)

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