Prime minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Conservative Eurosceptics have warned Theresa May against proposing any agreement with the European Union that would keep tariffs or regulations alig(...)

Rome-based Aoife Cassin: “I was already aware Irish citizens living abroad had to travel home in order to vote, which I feel, like the Eighth Amendment, is also outdated.”

In the run-up to the same-sex marriage referendum in May 2015, social media was flooded with stories of Irish emigrants returning home to vote. Journe(...)

The Get the Boat to Vote campaign saw young emigrants return to vote in the 2015 marriage equality referendum, using the #Hometovote hashtag on social media. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Tens of thousands of recent Irish emigrants could potentially legally vote during the referendum on the Eighth Amendment on Friday, May 25th. But, in (...)

 Britain’s prime minister Theresa May in the House of Commons. Photograph:  AFP Photo

 Theresa May has said she is determined that the union will become stronger after Brexit, despite uncertainty about the future of the border and (...)

Whistleblower Christopher Wylie  who helped found the data firm Cambridge Analytica and worked there until 2014, in London, on March 12th, 2018. Photograph: Andrew Testa/The New York Times

Hilary Osborne takes a closer look at the company that has hit the headlines after it was revealed that 50 million Facebook profiles were harvested. (...)

Joe Costello  pictured leaving the Four Courts  after a High Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

A High Court legal action by former Labour Party TD Joe Costello aimed at ensuring the enactment of laws increasing the number of members of the Dáil (...)

Spending on the  2017 Assembly election campaign by nine of Northern Ireland’s political parties totalled £150,080

Sinn Féin spent more money than any other political party during the Northern Ireland Assembly election campaign which ran from mid-January to polling(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster. The DUP routes all candidate donations via the party, as does Sinn Féin. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

Pressure is building for more disclosure on political donations in Northern Ireland. A long-standing exemption to the UK’s donor transparency law was (...)

A screengrab making the offer of a free print, taken from the Banksy website.

Secretive street artist Banksy could be flirting with electoral law after apparently offering free prints to people who vote against the Conservative(...)

Sinn Féin’s Máirtín Ó Muilleoir: The DUP spent three times more on a Brexit newspaper ad than they did on May’s Assembly election. Photograph: PA

The DUP has dismissed a call by Sinn Féin to disclose more information about a large donation it received to support the Leave side in last June’s Bri(...)

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