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 The increase in the Green vote means its current two Dáil seats – Eamon Ryan in Dublin Bay South and Catherine Martin in Dublin Rathdown – are secure.  Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

The results of the local elections will be pored over in the coming weeks to discern trends for the next general election, with strategies and tickets(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney said Fine Gael had more scope to gain seats in the Munster region than in the greater Dublin area. Photograph: Virginia Mayo/EPA

Fine Gael could win “well above” 60 seats at the next general election, which would place it in a position to form a majority government with Labour, (...)

Cork East TD Pat Buckley pleaded guilty last May to two public order offences including being drunk in a public place and engaging in threatening or abusive behaviour.

A Sinn Féin TD has avoided a conviction for public order offences over an incident where he was drunk and abusive to gardaí who came to his home after(...)

Myrtle Allen, in 2011.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Warm tributes have been paid to Myrtle Allen, who died in Cork on Wednesday, with leading figures from the worlds of politics and gastronomy recalling(...)

An artist’s impression of the proposed incinerator at Ringaskkiddy in Co Cork.

Campaigners against a proposed €160 million waste incinerator for Cork Harbour are to use Prince Charles’s visit to the Irish Naval Service HQ at Haul(...)

Tallying as votes are counted at the Dublin county centre in Citywest, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The final tally at the Tipperary count centre shows a victory for the Yes side with 58.3 per cent of the votes, Conor Kane reports. All of the ballo(...)

Campaigners gather in the main square at Dublin Castle as they wait for the result of the referendum on the Eighth Amendment. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ireland has voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution, which bans abortion, by an overwhelming majority. The Yes side won the referendu(...)

Sinn Féin TD for Cork East Pat Buckley has apologised for his behaviour.

Sinn Féin TD for Cork East Pat Buckley has apologised for his behaviour after it emerged he was arrested for abusing a Garda. Mr Buckley appeared bef(...)

Several sources indicated that a number Fianna Fáil representatives approached TDs from outside their party, who also oppose abortion, about their approach on the issue.

Anti-abortion TDs from different parties are discussing working together to oppose the removal of the Eighth Amendment from the Constitution. A numb(...)

Fianna Fáil leader, Micheal Martin: has told his frontbench TDs to be much more assertive. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The fourth floor of the modern annex to Leinster House is where the journey from Opposition to Government Buildings is plotted. Up there, overlookin(...)

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