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Labour senator Nash blasts government over paramedics' row

Labour senator Nash blasts government over paramedics' row

Nash speaks of 'increasing frustration' within the trade union movement at the government's approach to industrial relations

Women apprentices are starting to get hands on

Women apprentices are starting to get hands on

The number of women in apprenticeships in Ireland is rising, but we are still lagging behind Europe. Efforts are now being made to change that

Border battlefront

Border battlefront

Failed attempts to deal with migration across the southern border of the US have led to a partisan conflict between draconian and humanitarian solutions, and endless misery for immigrants and refugees

The militia men

The militia men

In a small desert town near the Mexican border, hippies and Trump-supporting cowboys are united in their resistance to the violent militias who target unarmed migrants

Death in the desert

Death in the desert

Increased fencing along the US-Mexico border means more migrants are risking their lives by trying to cross through remote desert areas. Thousands are dying doing so and the humanitarian groups who try to help them face criminal charges

Breaking at the border

Breaking at the border

Trump’s policies have caused chaos for border guards and shocking conditions for asylum seekers at the detention centres in Tijuana and El Paso, just south of the border between the US and Mexico

Cosgrave brings his own circus to town

Cosgrave brings his own circus to town

The WebSummit co-founder ruffled feathers when he set up a Facebook advertising campaign about Ireland’s tax status and teased the media. But he had a valid point about tax-free structures like QIAIFs

Thousands of businesses face higher water charges under new charge system

Thousands of businesses face higher water charges under new charge system

Irish Water is to put businesses into four different categories, ranging from small office users to large users like Intel. It will replace the current system where there are more than 500 different tariffs in place

State accused of turning blind eye to Dublin’s casino problem

State accused of turning blind eye to Dublin’s casino problem

In recent years, unlicensed gambling machines have spread in Dublin, contravening laws banning casino-style gaming machines such as video roulette, blackjack and poker

Banking culture chair sceptical of banks’ ability to change attitudes

Banking culture chair sceptical of banks’ ability to change attitudes

Former High Court judge says he believes banks are genuine, but he wants ‘to see verification’

Law may force ticket sellers to report mass purchases via bot software

Law may force ticket sellers to report mass purchases via bot software

Proposed ticket tout legislation, which would ban above-face-value resale of tickets in Ireland, has been fast-tracked by Minister for Business Heather Humphreys

Lyra McKee’s life was a gift to anyone who knew her

Lyra McKee’s life was a gift to anyone who knew her

My friend Lyra McKee was not only a brilliant journalist, but a fun, kind and loving person

Giles on football trust: ‘I don’t have to justify anything’

Giles on football trust: ‘I don’t have to justify anything’

The John Giles Foundation is a non-profit organisation founded seven years ago to raise funds for grassroots football

Asylum seekers’ football funding pulled amid governance row

Asylum seekers’ football funding pulled amid governance row

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan confirmed that grants to the ‘Grassroots Integration Through Football’ scheme will not be restored until his department is confident the FAI is being run properly

Supermac’s consultant rapped over bogus letters to planning officers

Supermac’s consultant rapped over bogus letters to planning officers

Howard Williams, managing director of Inis Environmental Consultants, was found last week to have 'demonstrated a lapse of judgment in not managing a conflict of interest appropriately' by the Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management