Rónán Mullen is one of the senators elected by NUI gradutes. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A cross section of the Irish electorate – more than half a million people – only semi exercises its franchise. Many university graduates are ignoring,(...)

It may not be how you intended to spend older age, but a study by researchers at Trinity College, Dublin has shown so conclusively how much older peop(...)

For John Redmond, the Irish Convention represented the final hope of rescuing some form of agreed Home Rule while the war continued. But he died a broken man in March 1918, a month before the convention produced its split report.

Tuesday marks the centenary of the inauguration of the Irish Convention, convened in Regent House in Trinity College Dublin to attempt to thrash out a(...)

Mike Conneally: December 4th, 1931- February 17th, 2017. Above, with  his wife, Mary
Obituary: Mike Conneally
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Patrick Michael (Mike) Conneally, distinguished professor emeritus of medical and molecular genetics at the medical school of Indiana University, has (...)

Posters in Dublin before the referendum on the 25th Amendment in 2002. Photograph: David Sleator

Abortion raises the most difficult moral and ethical dilemmas. Some argue that life begins at conception, that abortion is equivalent to murder, that(...)

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 (...)

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