Political parties will lose half their funding unless 30% of their general election candidates are female. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

A Fianna Fáil activist has initiated legal action challenging the State’s new electoral laws on gender quotas after being excluded from a selection(...)

A good egg: Keen GAA man Luke Dolan attributed his longevity to a boiled egg every day, plenty of sugar in his tea and a devoted wife. He was also off the cigarettes for almost 50 years, having kicked the habit at 60. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Ireland’s oldest man has died at the age of 108.Luke Dolan, from Cloonfree, Strokestown, Co Roscommon, passed away on Sunday at Cloverhill nursing hom(...)

Tweekaboo plans to develop its mobile and cloud platforms further, expand into the US and Asia and introduce print products created from families’ digital images.

A new social network aimed at families is planning to branch out into the print industry, providing families with paper journals of their memories.(...)