Serena Williams beating her sister Venus at Wimbledon on Monday. Photograph: Reuters/Toby Melville

The Irish Times produced a Women’s Power List recently because, first, we’re worth it and, second, the BBC’s Women’s Hour radio programme had done (...)

 Kathryn Nea and Amee Dunne from Sligo and USI president Laura Harmon at the USI Students for marriage equality meeting at Wood Quay, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Political parties have been urged to take the youth vote much more seriously. “Young people do vote, so you need to represent them,” Union of Students(...)

Amy: “You can’t get comfortable because they’ll just find another way to undermine what you are doing.”

Amy* came out of an abusive relationship two years ago. She was 25 when the relationship began. I met a guy and he was really nice and I think I was (...)

Kate: “When I got pregnant things changed drastically.” Photograph: The Irish Times

Kate* is a single parent living in Dublin. She had a son at a young age. Her mother died suddenly when her son was four. She says she was “lost”. Then(...)

He is 94 years old on June 10th. He is married to one of the most famous women on the planet (no, not Kim Kardashian) and he costs the British taxp(...)

The cross-over between the campaign for marriage equality and the campaign for abortion rights. Why is one winning and the other losing?

As we sat there in the dark theatre in Dublin’s Liberty Hall, they were counting the votes in the referendum on same-sex marriage down the road in the(...)

Bus driver Andy Wilkinson with Moninne Griffith(left) and Mary McDermott of the Yes Equality campaign

When he got the job driving the Marriage Equality bus, Andy Wilkinson could count his encounters with homosexuals on one finger. His wife’s daughter h(...)

A screengrab from a video in which Mrs Brown and Lenny Abrahamson join forces and call for a Yes vote in the same-sex marriage rReferendum on May 22nd . Video: Treasure Entertainment 2:25

A video starring Ireland’s ‘Mammy-in-chief’ Mrs Agnes Brown and directed by Lenny Abrahamson is urging people to vote Yes to in the same-sex marriage (...)

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan says the garda involved in Yes campaign photocall ‘acted in good faith’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Groups campaigning for a No vote in the same-sex marriage referendum have called on Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan to make a comprehensive st(...)

Ireland’s fertility rate, at 2.01 live births per woman (in 2012), was the highest in the EU (along with France), but it is still below the population replacement level of 2.1 per cent.

Ireland has the highest proportion of children in the European Union, according to a new report.Last year, the proportion of children in Ireland (coun(...)