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Last month
June 2024
EU countries grant citizenship to tiny proportion of migrants
Just 2% of foreign residents were granted Irish citizenship in 2022, with the process of becoming naturalised being full of obstacles and often taking years.
This year
Checking Privilege: How the European Parliament fails to reflect the diversity of the EU
Investigation by Noteworthy finds disabled people are significantly underrepresented, with little practical support given to improve participation.
Retire to the EU? Young MEPs are few and far between - and that's not likely to change soon
Just three of the 705 current MEPs are under 30, with the European Parliament historically being seen as ‘a retirement place’.
Investigation by Noteworthy and European partners finds the median age of outgoing MEPs is 54 years
Expert blames infrequent elections in Ireland for low amount of young politicians
European Youth Forum: Younger MEPs can boost youth participation in elections
Summer plans? Read this before you go exploring in Ireland
'It's unbearable': Young Greeks speak out about lack of prospects 15 years after crisis
The Journal visited Athens in advance of the EU elections to find out how young people have fared in comparison to Ireland.
'An utter waste': Controversial transport training centre given extra €1.5 million public money
The NTA ended up paying €3.5 million of the €7.8 million cost to develop a centre to train disabled people. The initial NTA grant was for up to €2 million.
Last year
The Explainer x Noteworthy: Are kids being locked out from jailed parents?
Your ideas are needed to help Noteworthy scrutinise political decisions
'Maternal request' reason for over half elective C-sections in Holles Street last year
Growing number of unassisted births happening in Ireland, say birth experts
'Unheard, belittled and made feel small': Women still battling for maternity care choice
Rural home births may be restricted as HSE stands by 30-minute distance limit
Tide turning on water birth ban as Drogheda becomes third hospital to reinstate option
‘God power’: Concern over State examining parental fitness as part of IVF scheme
Louder than words: Investigations inspiring political action
Slow rollout of eating disorder services 'destroying lives'
All time
Navy boardings find 10 fishing vessels almost fully crewed by migrant fishers
Innovation funding allows Noteworthy to challenge the way complex stories are told
Wheelchair user facing homelessness condemns lack of Government support
Religious orders involved in redress sold properties totalling €90 million since 2016
How Noteworthy is tackling inequity by giving a platform to unheard voices
Over 60% acute hospitals operating at unsafe bed occupancy levels
Easy as ABC? Solving Ireland's lethal Acute Bed Capacity crisis
Alleged excessive data gathering by Department of Social Protection being examined
Noteworthy supporters keen to see health service investigated
None of the 91 community teams for children with disabilities are fully staffed
Over half of children with disabilities not receiving any services, new survey reveals
People waiting longer to access specialist eating disorder care
'Eating disorders don't just stop': Teenagers losing services on transition to adult care
Delays, distress, deterioration: Health system failing people with eating disorders
HSE reports 'surge' in referrals to adult eating disorder services
HSE pays €800,000 over asking price for Sisters of Mercy convent
Irish boats landing five times recommended catch of fish important to ecosystem
Families still waiting for inquiry into use of drug that causes birth defects
'Wild West': Private fertility sector making millions as patients left in debt
TDs and Senators recommend public sector hiring targets to tackle Traveller unemployment
Tough Start Live: How can the cycle of disadvantage be stopped for Traveller children?
Chief Scientific Adviser's dual role to be 'decoupled' following concerns over independence
Two international journalism awards for our investigative platform Noteworthy
Traveller health 'not being prioritised' despite 'shocking' outcomes for children