The new headstone on the plot at Glasnevin Cemetery for people who donated their bodies to medical science.

The medical schools at Trinity College Dublin (TCD), the Royal College of Surgeons (RCSI), University College Dublin (UCD) have agreed to neutralise w(...)

Looking east: Maggie Gyllenhaal in The Honourable Woman, a new thriller series on BBC One

Fans of writer-director Hugo Blick’s last BBC conspiracy thriller, The Shadow Line, from 2011, know not to expect plot, characters, even exact locatio(...)

 Emer Costello: focusing on northside and south inner-city pockets. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Labour has launched a last-ditch effort to hold its European Parliament seat in Dublin by focusing its efforts on the north side of the city and attac(...)

Full list of candidates The local elections in Wicklow won’t lack for talking points on Friday. Charlie Keddy is continuing his practice of(...)

Senator Ivana Bacik, director of Burren Law School, with Dr Fatima Hamroush, former minister for health, Libya, Prof Richard Susskind, legal author and philosopher, and Kenneth Nichols, historian and author, during a break in lectures at the Burren Law School 2014, Ballyvaughan, Co Clare, at the weekend. Photograph: Eamon Ward

The State is “turning a blind eye” to the use of Shannon airport by the United States for rendition purposes, raising the question as to whether Irela(...)

Stalwart support: Marie Fleming with her partner, Tom Curran. Photograph: Garry O’Neill

I came to Marie Fleming’s book knowing just a few facts about her. I knew that she suffered from multiple sclerosis. Faced by the certain prosp(...)

Family bonds: Corrinna Moore. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Dublin courtroom, 1970 When Marie Fleming arrived in a packed courtroom at the Four Courts on December 4th, 2012, few people(...)

Seeking the State’s High Court costs against the TD today, Michael McDowell SC said he accepted the issues raised by Joan Collins TD (above) were important and, had she won, there would have been “huge consequences” for the State. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The State has urged the High Court to award substantial legal costs against United Left TD Joan Collins because she has decided to appeal against the (...)

A file image showing Marie Fleming with her partner Tom Curran (left), daughter Corrinna Moore, and family friend Brendan Gainey outside the High Court last year after she lost her case challenging the absolute ban on assisted suicide. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

The State has consented to orders meaning it will pay most of the substantial legal costs of the unsuccessful challenge by Marie Fleming to the law ma(...)

One Irish resident was among more than 200 people who chose to end their lives at the Dignitas clinic in Switzerland last year. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

One Irish resident was among more than 200 people who died by assisted suicide services last year, according to the Swiss- based organisation Dignitas(...)