Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae  was not at home at the time of the break-in. Nothing was removed from the house, and investigators believe the thieves were disturbed by a security alarm. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Gardaí in Co Kerry are investigating a break-in at the home of the Kerry South TD Michael Healy-Rae on the outskirts of Kilgarvan. The Independent T(...)

An anti-abortion protestor prays outside the Dail tonight as the amendments to the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill are debated. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The Government has won the final vote on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013 by 127 votes to 31.Fine Gael’s Lucinda Creighton voted agai(...)