Alexis Fitzgerald, with his wife, Mary Flaherty, at Leinster House. Photograph: Eric Luke

Timing and a little more electoral luck might well have secured Alexis FitzGerald, who has died aged 70, a senior role within Fine Gael in recent deca(...)

Alexis Fitzgerald’s coffin outside the Church of Mary Immaculate  of Sinners in Rathmines, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

President Michael D Higgins led the mourners at the funeral of the former Fine Gael TD, senator and lord mayor of Dublin Alexis Fitzgerald on Saturday(...)

No offence, guys – but isn’t Cinderella supposed to be a one-off? Isn’t she supposed to step gracefully from her magic carriage like a vision of perfe(...)

At the top of a laneway, just off Greenville Road in Blackrock, Knocknagow House is half hidden, and even once inside, it only reveals itself littl(...)

Máire Geoghegan-Quinn:‘I hope that it will be retained.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland’s European Commissioner Máire Geoghegan- Quinn has revealed she has voted against abolishing the Seanad. Speaking in Galway today, Mrs Quinn s(...)