A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The Government has again been called on to commit to solutions that allow people to safely and legally escape persecution - after another group of migrants was found trying to enter Ireland in a cargo ship.
Thu, 05 Dec, 2019
The men, were discovered at Belview Port at around 4pm yesterday evening, and remain in Garda custody this morning.
Thu, 05 Dec, 2019
More than 600 were injured in yesterday's 6.4 magnitude tremor, which led to several aftershocks.
Wed, 27 Nov, 2019
Labour has pledged to undo changes forced on people during the economic crash by blocking a rise in the pension age and by increasing wages.
Mon, 11 Nov, 2019
The Taoiseach stressed there were still far fewer asylum seekers coming here than was the case 15 or 20 years ago.
Sun, 03 Nov, 2019
Damien Delaney's football journey has taken him from Cork to the Premier League and back to Cork again. And along the way, he's encountered remarkable characters and learned valuable lessons that shaped his professional career.
Sat, 12 Oct, 2019
Wexford Youths boss Tom Elmes rued his side’s failure to take their chances as they suffered defeat in their Champions League opener in Lithuania yesterday.
Thu, 08 Aug, 2019
Shares in Flutter — the betting conglomerate that includes Paddy Power, Betfair, its Australian and now key operations in a newly liberalised US — surged over 6% after it unveiled no nasty surprises in half-year results.
Wed, 07 Aug, 2019
The number of cigarettes sold in Ireland has dropped by nearly a quarter over the past five years, according to a report.
Mon, 05 Aug, 2019
Roberto Lopes found redemption at the death on a humid night in Bergen as Shamrock Rovers twice came from behind to shock SK Brann in their Europa League first qualifying round, first leg.
Fri, 12 Jul, 2019
Vinny Perth might be taking charge of his first Champions League match when Dundalk take on Riga FC at Oriel Park tonight but the experience built up in recent years means he won’t be taking the Latvians lightly.
Wed, 10 Jul, 2019
Dundalk will face a trip to Albania or Azerbaijan in the second qualifying round of the Champions League, should they defeat Riga FC.
Wed, 19 Jun, 2019
The Irish authorities had the lowest rate of refusal to applications from asylum seekers of any of the EU’s 28 member states last year.
Sat, 27 Apr, 2019
An archaelogist who plans to create a craft last used by our forebearers more than a millennium ago is getting a dig out for his “dugout” boat from people from all corners of the world.
Tue, 02 Apr, 2019
At the end of an atrocious year for the Irish football team, results will be off the agenda for a couple of hours at least when Dublin hosts the Euro 2020 draw tomorrow.
Sat, 01 Dec, 2018
The Republic of Ireland have had a dream start to their Women's Under-17 European Championships qualification campaign.
Mon, 22 Oct, 2018
Gardaí in Dublin are appealing for the public's help in tracing the whereabouts of a 16-year-old boy.
Fri, 28 Sep, 2018
It starts officially tomorrow although celebrations have been underway for a little while. The 30th anniversary of Ireland’s Euro 88 adventure. Specifically, tomorrow marks 30 years since Ray Houghton’s goal.
Mon, 11 Jun, 2018
Tomorrow a Cork-based Apple employee gives up a highly paid tech job to embark on a 6,000km trek without cash, credit cards, or a backup plan.
Mon, 16 Apr, 2018
There is a lack of serious engagement with how we could swiftly transition to renewable sources, writes
Wed, 11 Apr, 2018
Ireland looks set to join 20 other nations in what UK prime minister Theresa May has described as the “largest collective expulsion of Russian intelligence officers in history”.
Tue, 27 Mar, 2018
Let’s just put it on the record, here. I knew Mary Linders was a star long before Dermot Bannon discovered her and ended up beating a hard bag of flour with a rolling pin at her instruction, writes
Mon, 19 Mar, 2018
Persistent snow and freezing conditions from a Siberian cold snap has badly affected transport and caused a handful of deaths across a swathe of Europe from Britain to the Balkans.
Wed, 28 Feb, 2018
A mother who describes herself as a “nobody” believes passionately that her teenage son will be a “somebody” when he becomes a professional cellist.
Fri, 23 Feb, 2018
A 30% surge in asylum seeker applications here last year has resulted in the State moving to open “as a matter of urgency” a new direct provision centre in Lisdoonvarna in north Clare.
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018
The Republic of Ireland will face a rerun of their World Cup qualifying campaign in the inaugural UEFA Nations League.
Wed, 24 Jan, 2018
A group of around 30 people, a small number of whom were parents of children attending nearby schools, protested outside a reception centre in Killarney Co Kerry today where the first of 55 men seeking international protection arrived.
Sun, 17 Dec, 2017
Ryanair rival budget airline Wizz Air, which has withstood the pressures in the aviation sector better than many of its rivals, said it would offer new routes from London’s Luton airport to Cyprus, Slovakia, Estonia, Ukraine and Albania.
Tue, 21 Nov, 2017
Ireland is lagging behind the European average in not having female political party leaders.
Wed, 18 Oct, 2017
A relentless heatwave dubbed "Lucifer" which gripped parts of Europe this week has sent temperatures soaring to record highs, causing at least two deaths and prompting authorities to issue severe weather warnings.
Sat, 05 Aug, 2017
Preliminary results show that Albania's left-wing Socialist party is heading for a new governing mandate in crucial elections in the country's bid to launch membership negotiations with the European Union.
Mon, 26 Jun, 2017
The number of asylum seekers in direct provision accommodation decreased by almost 6% last year.
Mon, 19 Jun, 2017
The body tasked with handling asylum appeals from refugees says it requires a substantial increase in staff levels to process a backlog of applications.
Sat, 06 May, 2017
Sat, 08 Apr, 2017
Thu, 30 Mar, 2017
Video replays took centre stage as Spain beat France 2-0 in a friendly at the Stade de France.
Tue, 28 Mar, 2017
Fri, 03 Feb, 2017
The number of foreigners deported from Ireland last year soared by 50% to 428.
Fri, 27 Jan, 2017
Corfu, Greece’s most northern Ionian island, is a gem of tranquility all year round, writes.
Sat, 21 Jan, 2017
The head of the Irish Innocence Project has criticised the Greek justice system after a Carlow woman’s husband who is fighting to clear his name of crimes independent evidence shows he did not commit was prevented from attending his own appeal hearing in that country.
Thu, 12 Jan, 2017
ANY appraisal of the life, times, work, and achievements of Dr TK Whitaker could just as easily be judged as an appraisal of the life, times, and development of this Republic and, to a lesser degree, modern democracies everywhere.
Wed, 11 Jan, 2017
Fri, 16 Dec, 2016
Police in Kosovo have said officers prevented simultaneous attacks by the Islamic State group, including on the Israeli national soccer team that played in neighbouring Albania.
Thu, 17 Nov, 2016