Monday June 22, 2015
A United Nations committee has recommended that a referendum be held on abortion in Ireland.
Wednesday May 27, 2015
Minister for Children James Reilly has said officials from his department have started talks with the Department of Justice and Equality on removing the defence of "reasonable chastisement".
Sunday March 15, 2015
A specialist police team investigating the most serious and complex cases of online child abuse have arrested 50 suspects in Northern Ireland in the last year.
Wednesday March 04, 2015
A round-up of other Irish and international news stories.
Tuesday December 16, 2014
The two hostages who were killed in the Sydney café siege have been remembered as heroes by friends, family and strangers.
Wednesday December 03, 2014
Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton has said the Government strategy is to end homelessness and rough sleeping by 2016.
Thursday November 20, 2014
Inspection by the Health Information and Quality Authority found that 62% of foster carers in the Dublin southwest/Kildare/west Wicklow area had not been reviewed by the Child and Family Agency for more than three years, contrary to regulations.
Wednesday November 12, 2014
The Minister for Justice has said she has confidence in the current leadership of An Garda Síochána and says the force will get the money it needs to invest in new technology.
Wednesday October 22, 2014
The Department of Education receives between 25 and 30 complaints every week related to schools, an Oireachtas committee has been told.
Thursday October 16, 2014
Aid workers returning to Ireland from areas in west Africa affected by the Ebola virus are being monitored for symptoms.