Newly elected Independent TD Catherine Connolly, a committed cyclist, leaving the Galway West count centre last weekend. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

When Máire Geoghegan-Quinn became the first woman to hold a Cabinet post since 1922, this newspaper recorded that the “tiresome comparisons with Count(...)

Michelle Mulherrin

There were clear signs last night that the newly-agreed abortion legislation will not appease some of the doubters in Fine Gael but there was confiden(...)