David Norris has been elected to the Seanad on the University of Dublin panel. He was elected on the first count with 4070 votes late on Tuesday night

David Norris has been elected to the Seanad on the University of Dublin panel. He was elected on the first count with 4070 votes late on Tuesday nigh(...)

“It is not surprising the Taoiseach acted in the interest of the existing Senators from Trinity and the NUI colleges.” Photograph: Eric Luke

QUESTION: As a graduate of DCU, I have been looking forward to voting in the forthcoming Seanad election. This follows Enda Kenny’s pledge in 2013 to(...)

Lynn Ruane with Róisín Ingle of the Irish Times on her election as president of TCD students’ union. Photograph: The Irish Times

Lynn Ruane, a single mother from Tallaght who left school at 15 and was elected president of Trinity College Dublin’s students union earlier this year(...)

As David Norris pointed out in a Seanad debate in May, the combined university panel electorate is “150,000 times the number for the taoiseach’s 11 nominees”.

Of the 161,000 Irish citizens registered to vote in the Seanad election, some 94 per cent have addresses on the island of Ireland, while the remain(...)

Britain’s Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service found that Dr Vincent Kent ‘acquiesced’ in the creation of a false account, implacing an ‘innocent fellow practitioner’

An doctor who trained in Ireland has been struck off the medical register in Britain after a disciplinary hearing heard he acquiesced in the creation (...)

Gerard Gearty, who has died aged 84, was a pioneer of interventional cardiology and has been described as the greatest Irish contributor to mod(...)

Cabinet yesterday gave approval to Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan to publish the general scheme for the Seanad Electoral (University Members) Amendment Bill.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government will this week take the first steps in extending the voting franchise (...)