Eileen Flynn

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 Socialist Feminist Movement mark International Women’s Day with a standout at the Spire, O Connell Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Violence against women - whether in their homes, in public spaces or in war - was - the recurrent theme at events marking International Women’s Day on(...)

Senator Eileen Flynn:’Between 2008 and 2019 local authorities left more than €72 million in funding underspent, yet the needs of Traveller accommodation are as serious as ever’ Seanad. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Independent Senator Eileen Flynn on Thursday became become the first member of the Traveller community to address Dáil Eireann. Ms Flynn was given a(...)

Senator Eileen Flynn said while pornography was not a problematic word, it was used in the wrong context and there could be no room for misunderstanding in legislation. File photograph: The Irish Times

The Government has said it will not oppose a Bill that seeks to change the term “child pornography” to “child sexual exploitation material” in legisla(...)

The DUP has made no secret of its frustration with the pace of talks on the Northern Ireland protocol. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

And just like that, Brexit was back at the top of the agenda. Edwin Poots, Northern Ireland’s Minister of Agriculture, upped the ante on Wednesday an(...)

Senator Eileen Flynn. Photograph: Alan Betson

What does Christmas look like at the homes of some of the people who took part in the Parenting in My Shoes series in The Irish Times over the past ye(...)

Senator Eileen Flynn  gave birth to a baby girl last month. Photograph: Alan Betson

Government Senator Lorraine Clifford-Lee has entered into a pairing arrangement for the next six months with Independent Senator Eileen Flynn who gave(...)

Spring Lane halting site in Cork. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

The chairwoman of the Oireachtas committee on key issues affecting the Traveller community has called for publication of a landmark report on Travelle(...)

Irish youth workers have banded together to seek an end to drug prohibition to remove criminal risk from users This week more than 100 Irish you(...)

Senator Eileen Flynn, the first Traveller to be nominated to the Seanad. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

There will be calls to bring about greater representation of women, people from ethnic minorities and the LGBT+ community in politics north and south (...)

 Senator Eileen Flynn has appealed for all maternity hospitals to allow partners of pregnant women attend medical appointments with them. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

A pregnant Senator has appealed for all maternity hospitals to allow partners of pregnant women attend medical appointments with them, amid variations(...)

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