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Canadian transgender cyclist Rachel McKinnon believes the requirement to suppress testosterone with drugs should be scrapped altogether. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP via Getty Images

It used to be so much more uncomplicated. Two men wearing boaters would string a tape across the finish line, the winner surging through in plimsolls,(...)

 Joshua Wilson of DBS Éanna in action against Paul Dick of Garvey’s Tralee Warriors during the Hula Hoops Men’s Pat Duffy National Cup semi-final  at Neptune Stadium in Cork. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

The National Basketball Arena in Tallaght is the place to be this weekend as the National Cup finals take centre stage from Friday until Sunday. The(...)

Minister for Rural Affairs Michael Ring is  allocating a total of € 500,000 for 339 men’s and 33 women’s sheds to help  purchase equipment and carry out works. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The Government has announced State funding for women’s sheds for the first time. Men’s sheds have taken hold over the last decade, and they see loca(...)

Templeogue’s Neil Randolph. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Templeogue lead the way at the top of the Men’s Super League after a thrilling 81-83 point victory over Belfast Star on Sunday afternoon. It was Star(...)

Druids Glen Hotel & Golf Resort is for sale from today, with a price tag of €45 million for the five-star resort

With the economy approaching full employment, Ireland is proving attractive again for Irish emigrants, with 28,400 moving back here from abroad, up 1,(...)

Abortion remains illegal in Northern Ireland including in the cases of rape, incest or fatal foetal abnormalities making it one of the most restrictive systems in Europe. File photograph: PA Wire

Women from Northern Ireland will be able to access abortion services in the south when the regime is introduced here, the Government has pledged. Spe(...)

If we all start talking about consent, over the dinner table, at book clubs, in the pub or coffee shop we can begin to decipher what we mean by it and what our own involvement in it might be.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Fifteen years ago, I tried to get people talking about porn as it was surfacing as a key issue in our society .The need to talk about porn continues t(...)

Women’s Rights groups say that labelling abuse within a relationship as a distinct crime would send a message to society the issue is being taken seriously. Photograph: iStock

Forthcoming domestic violence legislation will not make abuse of a partner or spouse a specific offence, it has been confirmed. In 2014, a cross-part(...)

Prof Veronica O’Keane of Doctors for Choice and Dr John Monaghan  and Dr Orla Halpenny of Doctors for Life  at the Citizens’ Assembly session in Dublin on Sunday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Members of the Citizens’ Assembly will be balloted next month on recommendations that they will give to the Government on the future of the constituti(...)

Pope Francis published his ‘Amoris Laetitia’ document last week. Photograph: Ettore Ferrari/EPA

Pope Francis’s Amoris Laetitia document published last week is “very traditional” and lacks “imagination and innovation”, former president of Ireland (...)

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