The Green Party has flagged it is seeking for the next decade a yearly emissions cut of 7 per cent. File photograph: John Giles/PA Wire

Any party entering government formation talks with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael should insist the State pursue actions to contain climate breakdown – and(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin and Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar. Photographs: Nick Bradshaw

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael have published a joint framework document for a potential coalition which outlines 10 key “missions” for the next government(...)

 Prof. Siobhan Mullally, Director Irish Centre of Human Rights, NUIG speaking at The Citizens’ Assembly, session on The Family on Sunday at the Grand Hotel, Malahide, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland has an “incredibly low” divorce rate and one of the highest birth rates in Europe, the Citizens’ Assembly on gender equality has been told. (...)

 Dr Catherine Day, Chairwoman at The Citizens’ Assembly session on The Family on Sunday. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Members of the Citizens’ Assembly have overwhelmingly backed a call for the controversial “women in the home” article in the constitution to be delete(...)

 Paula Fagan, chief executive of LGBT Ireland, speaking at The Citizens’ Assembly session. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The constitution is a barrier to the proper recognition of same-sex families, the Citizens’ Assembly heard on Sunday. Paula Fagan and her partner De(...)

Citizens’ Assembly chairwoman Catherine Day said the session on Saturday was to get people to ‘think how much gender stereotyping is inside all of us whether we know it or not’. File photograph: Catherine Day

Citizens’ Assembly chairwoman Catherine Day has suggested that the public may be more liberal on the issue of gender equality than might be expected. (...)

Political failure to prepare adequately for a significant expansion in student numbers at third level will come at a cost to families, society and ultimately to the economy. Photograph: iStock

Earlier this week, Leaving Certificate students met the CAO deadline to submit their course preferences for September. Later this week, voters will fi(...)

 Dr Catherine Day, chair of the Citizens’ Assembly on Gender Equality, addressing the opening session at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Alan Betson

Gender could be the reason for barriers and constraints in Ireland, former secretary-general of the European Commission Dr Catherine Day said in Dubli(...)

Catherine Day, chair of the Citizens’ Assembly on gender equality. Photograph: Alan Betson

Men’s groups have felt excluded from the “gender equality” debate, and are “delighted” to have been invited to the Citizens’ Assembly on the issue, ac(...)

Peter O’Brien, pictured on Sandymount Strand, Dublin at the launch of One Future. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

An alliance made up of a broad cross-section of Irish society has launched a campaign for faster and fairer climate action and underlined it is “a cen(...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »