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Cllr Deirdre Conroy on a motorbike in 2019. Photograph: Facebook

If anyone doubted Fianna Fáil’s genius for publicity they need only look at a bizarre video that emerged on social media last week. The History of Dei(...)

‘The proposals will also remove the presumption that the adoptive mother be the primary caregiver and permit families to choose the best option for their family,’ Mr O’Gorman said. Photograph: Collins

Parental leave with social welfare benefit is to increase from two to five weeks and will apply to both parents and to adoptive parents under legislat(...)

The Seanad was told that ‘it takes an average of seven years for women to get a diagnosis’. File photograph: Getty

Poorly trained GPs are effectively “gaslighting” female patients that the pain they suffer with the chronic condition endometriosis is not really happ(...)

Labour Senator Ivana Bacik said her Adoption (Information and Tracing) Bill would provide adopted persons with the right to access their birth certificate. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The irish Times.

New adoption legislation to reverse a State policy that is “overly skewed towards privacy rights” has been introduced in the Seanad. Labour Senator I(...)

The Seanad has introduced legislation after a Court of Appeal ruling that a dead child cannot be identified when someone is charged with the killing. File photograph: Getty

Legislation to allow identification of children who are murder victims has been introduced in the Seanad after a Court of Appeal ruling that a dead ch(...)

Tampons & Tea: Tampax’s TV ad can’t be shown again in its current form following an ASAI ruling.

Ireland needs to get over the near hysteria that ensues whenever there is mention of the “nitty gritty” of bodies and bodily functions, the Seanad has(...)

Former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union, Ian Marshall, was elected a senator in a 2018 byelection. File photograph: Patrick Bolger/Bloomberg

Former senator Ian Marshall has expressed his disappointment that he learned that he was not being nominated to the Seanad for a second term via socia(...)

Nine of the Taoiseach’s 11 Seanad nominees are women. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The inclusion of nine women among the Taoiseach’s eleven nominees to the Seanad has been welcomed by women’s groups though the absence of a person of (...)

Traveller rights activist Eileen Flynn is one of Taoiseach Micheál Martin’s 11 appointments to the Seanad.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Traveller rights activist Eileen Flynn is one of Taoiseach Micheál Martin’s 11 appointments to the Seanad – the only non-party figure among the nomina(...)

The death of Joshua Hill has caused deep shock in the tight-knit Carlingford community, a local councillor said. Photograph: RIP.ie

Tributes have been paid to a 10-year-old boy who died in an apparent drowning at a house in Carlingford, Co Louth on Thursday morning. A post mortem (...)