Gardaí were wrong to wear hoods during an eviction  protest in Dublin this week, said the commissioner, but insisted they were upholding the law. Photograph: Jack Power/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Garda Commissioner Drew Harris have said gardaí were upholding the law when policing a homelessness protest in Dublin city (...)

Housing activists removed from a Dublin city centre property that they had been occupying for the last three weeks.Photograph: Jack Power/The Irish Times

What’s the story here? For the last three weeks housing activists have been occupying 34 North Frederick Street, Dublin 1. On August 28th, the owne(...)

While several men in balaclavas stood at the entrance to the property, more than a dozen gardaí wearing face masks blocked protesters from accessing the building. Photograph: Jack Power

The presence of men wearing balaclavas, gardaí among them, as the occupation of a Dublin property by housing activists was brought to an end has cause(...)

Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Doherty said the use of facial-imaging software is compliant with the law

The use of facial imaging software by the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection to detect potential identity fraud is “compliant with(...)

Joella Dhlamini (16) with her teacher Elaine Mills: “Everyone thinks Irish history is boring but I want to know everything about it. My favourite taoiseach is Seán Lemass because Ms Mills loves him.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Joella Dhlamini had been living in Ireland a year the first time she was racially harassed on the street. It was Christmas and the then 14 year old w(...)

A Muslim doctor living in Dublin has spoken of the insults and harassment she suffers for wearing a hijab. She was speaking after the release of a rep(...)

Emily Logan, chief commissioner of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission, said it was not the responsibility of victims to avoid being targets of hate crime. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/ The Irish Times

Specific legislation is needed to crack down on hate crimes which remain under-reported in Ireland, a new report has said. The “Lifecycle of a Hate C(...)

Three Irish agencies refused to disclose any information regarding their intelligence-sharing agreements. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The State’s intelligence and security agencies, including An Garda Síochána, have refused to disclose details of their co-operation with agencies in o(...)

 Magdalene survivors Breda Duffy and Martha Osmond, who were together in the Limerick Magdalene laundry. Photograph: Paul Sherwood

Hundreds of Magdalene women from Ireland, including those who have been living abroad, are taking part in an historic two-day event in Dublin on Tuesd(...)

Frances Raday said the referendum would  bring “a welcome note of clarity regarding the systematic violation of fundamental rights that the Eighth Amendment means for pregnant people”

A human rights expert behind United Nations efforts to end discrimination against women has described the Eighth Amendment as being responsible for “(...)

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