Dermot Rooney, who died after his prison release

A few months after Dermot Rooney died, his family received a letter from a woman in Donnybrook, Dublin, where he used to sleep rough. She spoke of his(...)

Jerry Buttimer TD speaks to perinatal psychiatrists Dr Anthony McCarthy and Dr Joanne Fenton outside Leinster House yesterday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Doctors differ and patients fly. This was the one indisputable fact from day two of the second round of Oireachtas hearings into the pro(...)

Seán Sherlock: Church should “carefully consider its position before making incendiary statements”

A Labour junior minister has warned the Catholic Church not to make “incendiary comments”(...)