David Alton

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Why is despair in an older person treated so differently? Why is every other avenue, including gold-standard pain management and palliative care, not explored?

Kathleen Rogers has a terminal illness – motor neurone disease. Coping with a terminal diagnosis is an exhausting challenge. Recently, it has become e(...)

Michael Thomas scores Arsenal’s second at Anfield in 1989. Photograph: Allsport/Getty

One of the most chilling political terms of the last century was “managed decline.” It was attributed to Geoffrey Howe, the Chancellor in the Conserva(...)

President Michael D Higgins presents Myles Joyce’s great-granddaughters Carolyn (left) and Alice Conaboy, with parchment copies of the formal Presidential pardon granted earlier this year to Myles Joyce. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Two great-grandchildren of Maolra Seoighe, who was pardoned by President Michael D Higgins earlier this year for crimes he did not commit, have called(...)

The Government’s decision to recommend a posthumous presidential pardon for Myles Joyce

Descendents of Connemara victims of the Maamtrasna murder case have welcomed the Government’s decision to recommend a posthumous presidential pardon f(...)

Yvonne McNamara: ‘Unless action is taken, all Irish citizens in the UK face uncertainty and could find themselves being denied employment or access to healthcare.’

Brexit has dominated news cycles for the past 18 months, with almost every angle analysed, discussed and debated. Yet, little of the narrative has foc(...)

Delegates at the Pro Life Campaign’s National Conference 2017 which took place on Sunday, December in the RDS, Dublin. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Any referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment will inevitably lead to abortion on demand in the Republic even if the wording is restrictive, a anti(...)