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From TheJournal.ie Why can't the remains of 5 unidentified men buried in Ireland be exhumed for DNA testing? Identity

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is a 'terf' and what's going on with the UK's debate on transgender rights? Identity

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Data Protection Commissioner calls for transparency over Public Services Card PSC

Data Protection Commissioner calls for transparency over Public Services Card

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

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie You'll soon need a public services card to renew your passport Mandatory

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Hypocrisy in cheering for our gay Taoiseach, and turning a blind eye to his policies' Lgbt Asylum Seekers

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

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.

From The42 Do Jose Mourinho's United lack identity and more Premier League talking points Analysis

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

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

From TheJournal.ie There's been an increase in queries about Irish passports today Brexit

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

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

From The42 'You walk out to a sea of green and start thinking about holidays on farms in Kerry and Clare' Cult Hero

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie High Court directs Twitter to reveal info on anonymous user Whistleblower

High Court directs Twitter to reveal info on anonymous user

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's why Domhnall Gleeson called himself 'British' at Comic Con The Force Awakens

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

Come to the dark side, we have better lightsabers.

From TheJournal.ie What age did I know I was transgender? That depends what you mean by 'know' Opinion

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

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.

From The42 Ex-Scotland boss: Change the rule that allows McCarthy and McGeady to play for Ireland Identity

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

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

From The42 'We never once felt English' - Aldridge, Hughton, McCarthy, and McAteer discuss their Irishness The Born Identity

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton speaks of her decades-long search for her birth parents Identity

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

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

From The42 Familiar stage, but an unfamiliar feeling for underdogs Leinster Identity

Familiar stage, but an unfamiliar feeling for underdogs Leinster

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

From TheJournal.ie Cork hotel cancels debate with Polish far-right politician National Movement

Cork hotel cancels debate with Polish far-right politician

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

From TheJournal.ie 'I tied every aspect of my life to my sexual identity - it had to change' Opinion

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Eastenders draws an audience of more than 12 million for big reveal Lucy Beale

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Learning from the Paris bloodshed – the need for an intercultural Ireland Understanding Our World

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Case of mistaken identity sees two families attacked by burglars Finglas

Case of mistaken identity sees two families attacked by burglars

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

From TheJournal.ie Adoption group urges support for new law to stop adoptees 'feeling like pariahs' Birth Certs

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

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

From The42 How Scottish-born McGeady and McCarthy ended up playing for Ireland Identity

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

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

From TheJournal.ie US commando who killed Osama bin Laden to reveal identity Interview

US commando who killed Osama bin Laden to reveal identity

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

From TheJournal.ie Can you help identify this man whose body was found in Galway? Barna

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Does learning a second language lead to a new identity? Language

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Google tries to trademark the word 'Glass' but it's facing problems Blocking

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Facebook develops software that can recognise faces as well as you can Face Recognition

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Most of 500,000 identity cards in Ireland issued to social welfare claimants Who Are You

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Facebook moves beyond male and female with new gender identity options LGBT

Facebook moves beyond male and female with new gender identity options

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

From TheJournal.ie China orders internet users to use real names for video uploads Censorship

China orders internet users to use real names for video uploads

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: What does it mean to be Irish in the 21st century? Opinion

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Photograph of unidentified girl found outside GPO to be released Identity

Photograph of unidentified girl found outside GPO to be released

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

From The42 Martin O'Neill on what it means to be Irish Identity

Martin O'Neill on what it means to be Irish

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

From The42 Time for Joe Schmidt to restore supporters’ pride in Ireland Identity

Time for Joe Schmidt to restore supporters’ pride in Ireland

By staying true to his basic principles, the head coach can bring the Irish team back to the pedestal of the game.

From TheJournal.ie 'Irish-ness' hugely important for success of businesses Networking

'Irish-ness' hugely important for success of businesses

Survey from Irish International Business Network shows that companies with a strong Irish identity appeal most to potential clients.

From The42 ‘People laughed at my accent when I first played for Ireland’ – Kilbane Identity

‘People laughed at my accent when I first played for Ireland’ – Kilbane

The former Everton and Sunderland player, who turned down the chance to represent England, talks about his strong sense of Irishness.

From TheJournal.ie Roma couple charged with abducting mystery child 'Maria' Blonde Angel

Roma couple charged with abducting mystery child 'Maria'

The young girl was found at a Roma camp last week in Greece.

From TheJournal.ie Investigations into identity of Kilakee remains continue Gardaí

Investigations into identity of Kilakee remains continue

The skeletal remains were found in woodlands in the Dublin mountains on Friday night.

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