Lucinda Creighton at the launch of the new party Renua at the Science Gallery on Pearse Street, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Renua Ireland leader Lucinda Creighton has given an undertaking that her new party will be the most open and transparent in the history of the State, (...)

Declan Costello, second from right at back, attorney general in 1973. Photograph: Pat Langan

Fifty years ago a politician published a manifesto which, if implemented, would have changed the nature of Irish society, would have defied the(...)

Imagine being the only person to respond to your own newspaper appeal? This was the rather dispiriting situation that Seán Keane found himself in duri(...)