A 16-year-old in the US has pulled together data to create a free web browser plugin that shows financial contribution figures for each member of the(...)

Inheritors? Could voters who deserted Fianna Fáil in 2011 return to it at the next election? Photograph: Cyril Byrne

With speculation (at least in some media organisations) going into overdrive on the questions of whether, when and how a new political party might eme(...)

Constitutional Convention  chairman Tom Arnold described as “overwhelming” the vote  in favour of retaining the electoral system status quo. Photograph: Alan Betson

Members of the Constitutional Convention have voted by a large majority to retain Ireland’s existing electoral system of electing TDs. The result, des(...)

Eoin Murray of the National Women’s Council of Ireland, speaking at the Convention on the Constitution meeting to report recommendations to Houses of the Oireachtas on a review of the Dáil electoral system in Dublin today. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

The constitutional convention has decided to review the size of Dáil constituencies, the number of TDs and non-parliamentary ministers at its n(...)

The constitutional convention will meet this weekend to review the Dáil electoral system and ways of re(...)