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Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan said he hoped the Bill would provide some closure for the families of missing persons. File photograph: Alan Betson

Families of missing persons presumed dead will no longer have to wait seven years to deal with their estates. Legislation has been passed by the Oire(...)

Leo Varadkar receives a birthday cake from DCU students and staff in Ballymun. The guest list for the Taoiseach’s birthday party has been putting noses out of joint. Photograph:  Julien Behal

It’s been like living through the opening scenes of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory this week in Leinster House, with a cast of increasingly for(...)

Fine Gael blasphemy referendum canvass at Tara Street Dart station, with YFG members (t-shirts), and (left to right) Sen Anthony Lawlor, Sen Colm Burke, Minister Charlie Flanagan, Sen Michelle Mulherin, and Cllr Barry Ward. Source: Jack Power/The Irish Times

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan, three Senators, and a few eager Young Fine Gael members turned up for a canvass outside Dublin’s Tara Street tr(...)

Leo Varadkar: were he to call an election in September he  would be throwing the leadership of the country into doubt at precisely the time of greatest sensitivity in Brexit

The big clearout from Leinster House was a fortnight ago when the Dáil adjourned for the summer recess. The Cabinet had its final meeting on Wednesday(...)

Attendance at the official opening of the refurbished Cork courthouse on Anglesea Street. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A new €34.8 million criminal court complex in Cork will meet the city’s needs for decades to come, according to Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan.(...)

The Seanad heard that figures released recently showed that life expectancy had increased by about five years. File Photograph: Getty Images

The number of people over 65 years old in the State will rise from 637,000 to more than one million within a decade, Fine Gael Senator Colm Burke has (...)

Senator Frances Black:  will introduce the Occupied Territories Bill and hopes it will win full cross-party support. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A Bill that seeks to outlaw the purchase of goods or services produced in places occupied by Israel illegally under international law is to be introd(...)

The Large Hadron Collider which is located at the  European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva, Switzerland.

Ireland is losing out on major research contracts by not being a member of the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva, Fine Gael (...)

Minister for Justice and Equality Charlie Flanagan said  mediation as an alternative to the court proceedings will be a voluntary process. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has stressed that mediation as an alternative to the court proceedings will be a voluntary process. Mr Flanagan(...)

Senator Colm Burke said Ireland was one of the top three countries in the OECD for spending on health, yet had only 2.8 hospital beds per 1,000 people.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The number of jobs at the most senior management level in the HSE has risen at more than 20 times the rate of some front-line positions, it has emerge(...)

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