Wednesday September 30, 2015
The Tánaiste and Minister for Social Protection has described the €280 million spent on Family Income Supplement for low paid workers as a State subsidy to employers.
Tuesday September 22, 2015
Leaders of the country's four main churches have denounced as unacceptable what they call the crisis of child poverty affecting over 100,000 children in Northern Ireland.
Monday July 06, 2015
A national school has brought a High Court challenge to a direction from the Department of Education requiring it to enroll a boy with autism in an autism-specific class next September.
Friday July 03, 2015
Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, has said it hopes to deliver a nationwide around-the-clock social work service by September.
Tuesday June 30, 2015
A report of a working group on Ireland's asylum and protection process has been published.
Thursday June 25, 2015
About 30,000 families across the country receive their final One-Parent Family Payment today.
Monday June 22, 2015
A United Nations committee has recommended that a referendum be held on abortion in Ireland.
Wednesday June 10, 2015
A Congolese-Belgian woman has become the first in the world to give birth to a healthy child after doctors restored her fertility by transplanting ovarian tissue that was removed and frozen when she was a child.
Wednesday May 13, 2015
State funding was stopped last month for all pre-marriage courses, including those run by Protestant and secular organisations, the statutory Child and Family Agency, Tusla, has said.
Friday May 08, 2015
After being reinstalled in 10 Downing Street for a second term as Prime Minister, what are the big issues on David Cameron's plate?