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Theatre-maker Grace Dyas called on those who were on the Gate Theatre’s board at the same time as Michael Colgan to step down. Photograph: Alan Betson

Minister for Culture Heather Humphreys has announced a number of measures to address sexual harassment and abuse of power in the arts and culture sect(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin’s strategy is to assemble a minority administration with a patchwork quilt of Labour, the Social Democrats, the Greens and others. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The next general election, whenever it happens, will for the first time in a decade once more be a stand-up fight between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to(...)

Experts in data protection, legal commentators and the Irish Council of Civil Liberties have expressed concern about the card and the seemingly growing necessity for it to access public services, some essential for people’s everyday lives.

The Public Service Card is not compulsory for all citizens. It is, however, mandatory for collecting welfare payments, sitting a driver theory test a(...)

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen with wife Mary after he was  conferred with an honorary doctorate of law. Photograph: Alan Betson

This article comes with a health warning. It describes scenes involving Brian Cowen, Bertie Ahern and sundry members of the last Fianna Fáil governmen(...)

Des Hanafin: “His strong views were coupled with a tolerant and non-judgmental approach to individuals.” Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

In John Hanafin’s eulogy for his father, the former senator Des Hanafin, he mentioned that he had died on St Thomas More’s feast day, his father’s gre(...)

Politicians in Opposition are always vociferous in their demands for more resources for agencies that clamp down on corporate “baddies”. Photograph: Getty Images

The first director of corporate enforcement, Paul Appleby, appeared to annoy the then taoiseach Bertie Ahern when he complained in the mid-2000s his o(...)

A prison officer with a working dog at the recreation area in front of Erne House in Maghaberry Prison. Photograph: Alan Betson

Some people have trouble with the pronunciation: it’s Ma-gaberry, Northern Ireland’s high-security prison located on about 150 acres in rural Co Antri(...)

Micheál Martin: “He put it in the context of if we are to get to 55 to 60 seats some people are going to bring in running mates where they didn’t before”

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has used the recruitment of Stephen Donnelly to warn some of his senior TDs that they need to bring in a running ma(...)

A future coalition between Fine Gael  and Sinn Féin is not impossible, Gerry Adams and Enda Kenny have  indicated.  File photograph: Maxwell/AFP/Getty Images

A future coalition between Fine Gael or Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin was unlikely, but not impossible, senior figures in both parties indicated yesterda(...)

Mary Lou McDonald: said she wanted Sinn Féin to be in government, but said this would only happen if the party could deliver on its policies

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has declined to rule out a possible Fine Gael-Sinn Féin coalition, but said he did not envisage such a scenario arising in the ne(...)

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