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A call for EU to halt criminalisation of humanitarian support for refugees

A southern border, a trail of desperate migrants and a wall. These are the central components of a story we have become familiar with, writes CEO of Trócaire, ...

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Youths’ online usage under the spotlight

The online bullying of Ana Kriegel is one of the many harrowing strands of the case that we must address. An online safety commissioner is being discussed, writes ...

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Ireland should follow Britain’s lead in surrogacy law reform

The UK is putting considerable effort into changing its laws around surrogacy but what about Ireland? asks Brian Tobin

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What killer teenagers can expect at Oberstown

Cormac O’Keeffe has visited the centre where Ana’s killers are being detained before sentencing

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1980s Ireland was no place for women

Majella Moynihan told her story this week and joins the likes of Ann Lovett, Joanne Hayes, and Eileen Flynn as women who were failed by the State, writes Dan Buckley ...

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Noise pollution: Disturbing birds

As if mankind’s effects on the planet and the natural world was not profound enough, it now emerges that our noisy presence is disturbing bird life. New research ...

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Ana, Geraldine, and Patric Kriegel: Their lives have been devastated

It would be hard not to be moved by the devastation of members of all three families directly affected by the verdict in the case of the murder of Ana Kriegel, yet ...

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World Refugee Day: Global crisis that needs solving

Today is World Refugee Day. That may not mean much to most people living in Ireland but, in common with other

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Letter to the Editor: Many women are owed apologies

The Mother and Baby Home Commission of Investigation may be seeking evidence for the allegation that unmarried motherhood was considered akin to a criminal act.

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Letter to the Editor: Staff at baby care unit go above and beyond call of duty

I believe there were many discussions on the radio at the beginning of April regarding our maternity hospitals and the standard of care and service provided by the ...

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