Omaima (left) Fatima and Somaia Halawa, sisters of Ibrahim Halawa (18), who is  in prison in Egypt. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown councillors have unanimously supported a motion calling for the immediate release on humanitarian grounds of Irish citizen Ibr(...)

Fianna Fáil’s Kate Feeney has been elected  in the Blackrock ward.Photograph: DAVE MEEHANS 4:34

The counting of votes in the Dún Laoghaire ward of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has been adjourned indefinitely.Labour requested that ballots(...)

 Fom left:  Niamh Gallagher, co-founder of Women for Election,  Obama  strategist Jen O’Malley-Dillon and Michelle O’Donnell Keating, co-founder of Women for Election. Photograph:  Conor McCabe Photography

Women running in next month’s local elections have had the opportunity to get advice from Jen O’Malley-Dillon, a (...)

Deirdre Donnelly and Stephen Brennan in Conservatory by Michael West
Review: Conservatory

Conservatory Peacock Theatre, Dublin **** “Do you know who died?” asks a husband of his wife, making casual conversation midway through(...)

ShushAbbey Theatre, Dublin **There is no subtitle to Elaine Murphy’s second full-length play, Shush, but its form, structure and main concerns could b(...)