Convention chairman Tom Arnold (right) and secretary Art O’Leary at the presentation of the conclusions and final recommendations of the Convention of the Constitution in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

The wrapping-up event of the Convention on the Constitution was held yesterday in the suitably grand and appropriately modern Gallagher Gallery Fri(...)

 Art O’Leary (left), secretary, and Tom Arnold, chairman, at the presentation of the conclusions and final recommendations of the Convention of the Constitution in Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A recommendation that the question of giving constitutional protection to the environment, expressing the separation of church and State, refor(...)

Cynicism about politics in Ireland is a “danger to our democracy”, says  Tom Arnold. Photograph: Eric Luke

The chairman of the Convention on the Constitution has warned of a risk that a current cynicism about politics in Ireland is a “danger to our democrac(...)

Voting taking place at aConvention on the Constitution meeting in Malahide, Co  Dublin.

The Convention on the Constitution is to hold eight public meetings throughout Ireland later this month and in November. It is intended that these wil(...)