The Court of Appeal  court has reserved judgment on a woman’s appeal against the High Court’s finding that she had failed to prove her symphysiotomy was unjustified. File photograph: Collins Courts

A woman who alleges an unjustified symphysiotomy was performed on her at a Dublin hospital 12 days before her first baby was born in 1963 did not kno(...)

Jack Chambers, who was elected as a Fianna Fáil TD for Dublin West, has been attacked over his appearance and his views on abortion. Photograph: Alan Betson

Around the time of voting day in the general election, Jack Chambers did a strange thing. He stopped posting messages on Twitter and Facebook and swit(...)

‘So how did whoever do on whatever debate? I don’t know. And I’m not sure if it matters.’ Photograph: Maxwell/AFP/Getty Images

Last week, I was trying to sleep on a hard bed in the stifling heat somewhere in the middle of nowhere in west Africa, trying to figure out where my I(...)

Fine Gael was represented at the TV3 People’s Debate  by local TD Michelle Mulherin.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was criticised on Monday night for not turning up to a televised debate in his Mayo constituency just days after he took a swipe (...)

Pat Kenny and Colette Fitzpatrick will host the first #ge16 leaders’ debate on Thursday night on TV3. Photograph: TV3

All eyes will be on TV3 tonight as the first leaders’ debate of the general election campaign takes place. Taoiseach Enda Kenny will go head-to-head (...)

Despite the leaflets flowing through the letterboxes and the posters following you on your walk to work the nation is choosing to ignore the impending poll. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

We are a week into the general election campaign and the country is still blissfully unaware it is under way. Despite the leaflets flowing through th(...)

A house with a view of Dalkey Island near the foot of Coliemore Road in Dalkey, Co Dublin, is for sale for €1.25 million – but it’s the site and its p(...)

Pat Kenny will moderate the debate with fellow broadcaster Colette Fitzpatrick. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The first debate among the leaders of the main political parties will take place on TV3 on Thursday. Enda Kenny, Micheál Martin, Gerry Adams and Joan(...)

Party leaders will take part in four televised pre-election debates between now and February 26th

Four televised debates for party leaders have been scheduled for the general election campaign. RTÉ has proposed two – one involving seven parties an(...)

Veteran broadcaster Vincent Browne will play almost no part in TV3’s general election coverage due to a health issue. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

Veteran broadcaster Vincent Browne will play almost no part in TV3’s general election coverage due to a health issue. The 71-year-old informed viewer(...)