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    Department of Education announces arrangements for the Junior Cert

    The Minister for Education, Joe McHugh, has today announced revised arrangements for this year’s Junior Cycle. Under the revised arrangements and in light of the exceptional circumstances presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the work and…

    Covid-19 has highlighted how the direct provision system is unsuitable, says ombudsman

    The Ombudsman has expressed concern over what he calls the “unsuitability” of the direct provision system. He said that the highly contagious nature of the COVID-19 virus has highlighted how unsustainable it is to have…

    A UN rights expert says the Public Services Card discriminates against the marginalized

    The UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights Philip Alston has said that Ireland’s attempt to improve access to welfare benefits and digital government services through its Public Services Card (PSC) is being…

    33 more deaths, 553 new cases of Covid-19 in Ireland

    The Department of Health has announced that 33 people diagnosed with COVID-19 in Ireland have died. 30 deaths were located in the east, 3 in the west of the country. The people included 14 females…

    The Government has announced a new mental health initiative to support people during COVID-19

    The Minister for Health has announced a new mental health and wellbeing initiative aimed at supporting the mental health needs of the public during the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative, developed by the Department of Health…

    COVID-19: 25 deaths and 480 confirmed cases today

    The Department of Health has announced that 25 people diagnosed with COVID-19 have died. The people included 11 females and 14 males. 23 deaths were in the east and 2 were in the west of…

    The new Seanad is almost here – here’s what it is and how it works

    The counting for Seanad election starts today. So what is the Seanad? How does it work? We reveal all.

    School closure extended until 19th April & “contingency plans” are in progress for the Leaving Cert

    The Taoiseach has announced that schools, colleges and childcare facilities will remain closed until the 19th of April. Leo Varadkar announced on Thursday 12 March that all schools, colleges and childcare facilities would close in response to…

    According to a new opinion poll, Noel Grealish may struggle to keep his Galway West seat

    The Galway West TD has previously come under fire for claiming African asylum seekers were "sponging off the system".

    JD Sports remove Northern Ireland football shirt image over model’s republican tattoo

    The shirt was removed from the JD Sports website last night.