David Amess

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 Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors general secretary Antoinette Cunningham with  Minister for Justice Helen McEntee at the Agsi conference in Killarney: Concern is growing among senior Garda officers for the safety of politicians and other public figures. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee TD has “sometimes” felt unsafe in public life and said she believes protesters targeting public figures at their ho(...)

British Ambassador to Ireland Paul Johnston with Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl at a Mass for David Amess MP at St Teresa’s Church, Clarendon Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Concern for the safety of elected politicians in this country has grown since the recent murder of British MP David Amess. The toxic impact of social (...)

It is understood that elected representatives have been given advice in relation to alarm systems and panic buttons. File photograph: Getty Images

TDs and Senators were on Monday given a Garda briefing on their personal safety, following the killing of British MP David Amess, as well as a wave of(...)

Conservative Party MP Mark Francois described his friend as “an animal-lover, a patriot, a Thatcherite, a Eurosceptic, a monarchist and a staunch Roman Catholic”.   Photograph: PA Wire

The mood in the House of Commons was appropriately grave as MPs took their places, many dressed in black, to pay tribute to David Amess, who was stabb(...)

A portrait of MP Sir David Amess ahead of a service at St Michael’s Church in Chalkwell, Leigh-on-Sea, UK. Photograph: Hollie Adams/Getty

On the spectrum of acts than can be described as “political”, the everyday mundanity of constituency work in a politician’s local clinic and the lone-(...)

 British prime minister Boris Johnson  with MPs as they walk from parliament to St Margaret’s Church for a commemorative service for MP Sir David Amess in London. Photograph: Andy Rain

Boris Johnson has led tributes from across the House of Commons to David Amess, the Conservative MP who was stabbed to death during a constituency sur(...)

Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl added that changing the accessibility of politicians would amount to allowing the ‘criminals who carry out these heinous acts to win’. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl has predicted that public access to politicians in Ireland will not change after the killing of British MP David Ames(...)

PSNI Chief Constable Simon Byrne. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

The North’s 18 MPs have been contacted by PSNI chief constable Simon Byrne about their personal security in the wake of the suspected terrorist killin(...)

Fr Pat Browne: ‘[David Amess] was very gregarious, very fun-loving and a bit whacky. When he was made a knight [in 2015], he dressed up in a knight’s uniform’

An Irish priest who became a close friend of murdered Conservative MP Sir David Amess has described him as a man who was always looking out for other (...)

David Amess died from his injuries after being stabbed multiple times. Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty

British prime minister Boris Johnson on Saturday laid flowers outside the church where a Conservative MP was fatally stabbed in what police said was a(...)

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