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Tusla apologises for 'hurt' felt by adoptees seeking access to personal information
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Tusla apologises for 'hurt' felt by adoptees seeking access to personal information

Updated Jun 15th 2021, 4:30 PM 11,091 Views 10 Comments

An adoptee rights group said that Tusla’s apology is a “long overdue acknowledgement” of adoptees’ pain.

How Connacht are looking to save fuel by playing 'smart football'
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How Connacht are looking to save fuel by playing 'smart football'

Dec 4th 2020, 7:15 AM 5,241 Views 6 Comments

Andy Friend’s men are aiming for a better balance in their attacking game.

'I find it amazing the importance people put on which hospital you were born in'
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'I find it amazing the importance people put on which hospital you were born in'

Sep 16th 2020, 12:00 PM 54,968 Views 96 Comments

Ulster head coach Dan McFarland believes who you’re with is more important than where you’re from.

'I'm fully Irish, don't worry' - Sam Bennett
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'I'm fully Irish, don't worry' - Sam Bennett

Sep 14th 2020, 11:53 PM 16,488 Views 8 Comments

The 29-year-old cyclist also spoke about the impact the Tour de France’s taxing schedule was having.

'It's going to be difficult to establish a solution to the problem that the DeSouza case creates'
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'It's going to be difficult to establish a solution to the problem that the DeSouza case creates'

Oct 14th 2019, 7:30 PM 23,246 Views 30 Comments

The issue about more than citizenship and identity, writes Sarah Creighton.

Why can't the remains of 5 unidentified men buried in Ireland be exhumed for DNA testing?
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Why can't the remains of 5 unidentified men buried in Ireland be exhumed for DNA testing?

Dec 30th 2018, 8:00 AM 23,460 Views 8 Comments

There have been renewed calls for a centralised database and repository as currently the State does not know how many unidentified remains there are.

Explainer: What is a 'terf' and what's going on with the UK's debate on transgender rights?
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Explainer: What is a 'terf' and what's going on with the UK's debate on transgender rights?

Dec 19th 2018, 6:05 AM 21,387 Views 84 Comments

Reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004 is being considered by the government.

Irish and mixed heritage: 'I'm a proud Irish woman and that identity is part of who I am' From TheJournal.ie

Irish and mixed heritage: 'I'm a proud Irish woman and that identity is part of who I am'

Oct 9th 2017, 8:30 PM 36,139 Views 69 Comments

#IamIrish exhibition opens this month to explore issues around identity and culture with Irish people of mixed heritage.

Data Protection Commissioner calls for transparency over Public Services Card
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Data Protection Commissioner calls for transparency over Public Services Card

Aug 30th 2017, 8:45 PM 28,388 Views 147 Comments

Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty earlier said the card will “give an improved, enhanced and effective service”.

Hospitals, schools, jobs? Why the government's 'end goal' is for every adult to have a Public Services Card
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Hospitals, schools, jobs? Why the government's 'end goal' is for every adult to have a Public Services Card

Aug 30th 2017, 12:05 AM 27,154 Views 116 Comments

Stories of people denied services for not having the Public Services Card have made the news. Here’s what you need to know about it.

You'll soon need a public services card to renew your passport
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You'll soon need a public services card to renew your passport

Aug 28th 2017, 10:11 AM 64,293 Views 157 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the card, with some critics maintaining it equates to an identity card “by stealth”.

'Hypocrisy in cheering for our gay Taoiseach, and turning a blind eye to his policies'
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'Hypocrisy in cheering for our gay Taoiseach, and turning a blind eye to his policies'

Jun 24th 2017, 8:45 AM 10,891 Views 99 Comments

Do we truly care about LGBT people – or only those who have votes and who can afford the cost of a pint in The George, writes Oonagh Murphy.

Do Jose Mourinho's United lack identity and more Premier League talking points
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Do Jose Mourinho's United lack identity and more Premier League talking points

Oct 17th 2016, 11:03 PM 5,734 Views 9 Comments

Plus, Loris Karius was a concern on a frustrating night for Liverpool.

There's been an increase in queries about Irish passports today
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There's been an increase in queries about Irish passports today

Jun 24th 2016, 6:22 PM 38,478 Views 66 Comments

People have been contacting the Passport Service to ask if they are entitled to a passport following the Brexit result.

'You walk out to a sea of green and start thinking about holidays on farms in Kerry and Clare'
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'You walk out to a sea of green and start thinking about holidays on farms in Kerry and Clare'

Apr 30th 2016, 8:00 AM 19,551 Views 14 Comments

Gary Breen admits getting ‘very emotional’ right before Ireland’s 2002 World Cup campaign and says he sees a similar togetherness in the current squad.

High Court directs Twitter to reveal info on anonymous user
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High Court directs Twitter to reveal info on anonymous user

Oct 2nd 2015, 8:28 PM 17,456 Views 0 Comments

A man who appeared in an RTÉ Prime Time programme earlier this year claims he was defamed by the user.

Here's why Domhnall Gleeson called himself 'British' at Comic Con
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Here's why Domhnall Gleeson called himself 'British' at Comic Con

Jul 13th 2015, 12:38 PM 43,253 Views 34 Comments

Come to the dark side, we have better lightsabers.

What age did I know I was transgender? That depends what you mean by 'know'
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What age did I know I was transgender? That depends what you mean by 'know'

Jul 5th 2015, 8:45 AM 1,075 Views 76 Comments

I spent my teenage years and young adulthood feeling different in a way I couldn’t put my finger on. I was constantly at war with myself.

Ex-Scotland boss: Change the rule that allows McCarthy and McGeady to play for Ireland
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Ex-Scotland boss: Change the rule that allows McCarthy and McGeady to play for Ireland

Jun 9th 2015, 12:00 PM 20,426 Views 21 Comments

Craig Brown: “I would have wanted them to play for Scotland but the rules are the rules.”

'We never once felt English' - Aldridge, Hughton, McCarthy, and McAteer discuss their Irishness
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'We never once felt English' - Aldridge, Hughton, McCarthy, and McAteer discuss their Irishness

Jun 8th 2015, 12:10 AM 7,140 Views 13 Comments

A host of ex-Ireland internationals have been asked about their upbringings.

Joan Burton speaks of her decades-long search for her birth parents
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Joan Burton speaks of her decades-long search for her birth parents

May 2nd 2015, 2:02 PM 27,881 Views 142 Comments

Speaking about privacy today, the Tánaiste said children should be entitled to know who their mother is.

Familiar stage, but an unfamiliar feeling for underdogs Leinster
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Familiar stage, but an unfamiliar feeling for underdogs Leinster

Apr 15th 2015, 9:00 AM 6,283 Views 21 Comments

Toulon’s predecessors as European champions are being written off for this weekend’s Champions Cup semi-final.

Cork hotel cancels debate with Polish far-right politician
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Cork hotel cancels debate with Polish far-right politician

Apr 9th 2015, 9:50 PM 33,273 Views 141 Comments

Left wing groups in Ireland had been planning to picket the event.

'I tied every aspect of my life to my sexual identity - it had to change'
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'I tied every aspect of my life to my sexual identity - it had to change'

Mar 13th 2015, 8:00 AM 3,449 Views 65 Comments

We should refrain from solely defining ourselves in tandem with who we are attracted to, writes Christine Allen.

Eastenders draws an audience of more than 12 million for big reveal
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Eastenders draws an audience of more than 12 million for big reveal

Feb 20th 2015, 4:25 PM 18,223 Views 26 Comments

Over 400,000 tuned into RTÉ’s coverage of the episode.

Opinion: Learning from the Paris bloodshed – the need for an intercultural Ireland
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Opinion: Learning from the Paris bloodshed – the need for an intercultural Ireland

Jan 18th 2015, 12:00 PM 407 Views 199 Comments

Irish sports clubs, and in particular the GAA, have been immeasurable helpful in warmly welcoming young people from diverse backgrounds.

Case of mistaken identity sees two families attacked by burglars
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Case of mistaken identity sees two families attacked by burglars

Jan 16th 2015, 8:43 PM 21,811 Views 12 Comments

The occupants of the house were thought to be wealthy restaurant owners.

Adoption group urges support for new law to stop adoptees 'feeling like pariahs'
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Adoption group urges support for new law to stop adoptees 'feeling like pariahs'

Nov 19th 2014, 3:40 PM 7,355 Views 6 Comments

James Reilly has said that the Adoption Bill will benefit from further consultation.

How Scottish-born McGeady and McCarthy ended up playing for Ireland
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How Scottish-born McGeady and McCarthy ended up playing for Ireland

Nov 10th 2014, 6:21 PM 14,638 Views 6 Comments

The pair will have the strange experience of lining out for an away international in their hometown if they feature on Friday.

US commando who killed Osama bin Laden to reveal identity
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US commando who killed Osama bin Laden to reveal identity

Oct 29th 2014, 10:22 PM 23,954 Views 105 Comments

An interview with the Navy Seal will air on Fox News next month.

Can you help identify this man whose body was found in Galway?
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Can you help identify this man whose body was found in Galway?

Sep 30th 2014, 8:49 PM 41,641 Views 13 Comments

The man’s death is not being treated as suspicious.

Opinion: Does learning a second language lead to a new identity?
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Opinion: Does learning a second language lead to a new identity?

Aug 3rd 2014, 8:30 AM 782 Views 21 Comments

Speakers can feel liberated by the ‘voice’ they discover in a new language.

Google tries to trademark the word 'Glass' but it's facing problems
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Google tries to trademark the word 'Glass' but it's facing problems

Apr 4th 2014, 9:49 AM 11,397 Views 30 Comments

The US Patent and Trademark office objected to the company’s bid saying the word glass was a “merely descriptive” term.

Facebook develops software that can recognise faces as well as you can
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Facebook develops software that can recognise faces as well as you can

Mar 18th 2014, 9:30 PM 11,519 Views 18 Comments

DeepFace has a 97.25 chance of correctly identifying a face, regardless of variations in lighting or whether the person in the image is directly facing the camera.

Most of 500,000 identity cards in Ireland issued to social welfare claimants
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Most of 500,000 identity cards in Ireland issued to social welfare claimants

Mar 3rd 2014, 9:49 PM 38,518 Views 120 Comments

Almost 239,000 of these cards have been issued in Dublin.

Facebook moves beyond male and female with new gender identity options
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Facebook moves beyond male and female with new gender identity options

Feb 14th 2014, 10:04 AM 11,955 Views 66 Comments

Users in the US can now use 50 different custom gender terms – such as bi-gender and androgynous – to describe themselves.

China orders internet users to use real names for video uploads
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China orders internet users to use real names for video uploads

Jan 21st 2014, 10:20 AM 4,363 Views 35 Comments

Rights groups have criticised the move saying it allows the Chinese government to further control freedom of expression.

Column: What does it mean to be Irish in the 21st century?
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Column: What does it mean to be Irish in the 21st century?

Nov 18th 2013, 7:30 PM 1,820 Views 99 Comments

Rather than ignoring our past, it is more important to know how to deal with it, writes Raymond Keogh, who explores the issue of Irish identity in this Decade of Commemorations.

Photograph of unidentified girl found outside GPO to be released
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Photograph of unidentified girl found outside GPO to be released

Nov 4th 2013, 5:34 PM 29,539 Views 26 Comments

The teenager was found in a ‘distressed state’ in Dublin’s city centre in October.

Martin O'Neill on what it means to be Irish
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Martin O'Neill on what it means to be Irish

Nov 4th 2013, 3:01 PM 32,270 Views 43 Comments

The new international manager-in-waiting talks playing Gaelic football, captaining Northern Ireland and managing Celtic.

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