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Pope Francis delivers his speech to the crowd from the window of the apostolic palace overlooking St Peter’s Square on Sunday. Photograph:  Andreas Solaro/AFP/Getty Images

There are just 20,000 tickets left for the Mass that Pope Francis will celebrate in Dublin’s Phoenix Park next month. All tickets for other events i(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Climate Action Denis Naughten at the launch of “Empowering Communities for Climate Action” on Wednesday. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Tuesday was a big day for apologies in Leinster House. Everyone enjoyed them so much it was decided to continue with the theme. The Taoiseach apolo(...)

Leo Varadkar: “We have much more to do and it’s going to take many more years”

They didn’t bother with a cake or anything like that. And there wasn’t a hint of many happy returns in the air. But opposition TDs didn’t let the occ(...)

Fianna Fáil Senator Terry Leyden, a No campaigner: “The Yes campaign was very effective,” he said, adding  he was not surprised by the Yes vote’s victory.

International media had descended on Roscommon Town in the past few weeks, with many expecting the constituency to deliver a No vote in the abortion r(...)

Brian McNelis of Brokers Ireland: “Consumers and businesses need the protection of insurance. Too many have been left bereft.” File photograph: Getty Images

One of the biggest issues facing home- and business-owners in flood-risk areas continues to be insurance companies refusing to provide cover even when(...)

Several sources indicated that a number Fianna Fáil representatives approached TDs from outside their party, who also oppose abortion, about their approach on the issue.

Anti-abortion TDs from different parties are discussing working together to oppose the removal of the Eighth Amendment from the Constitution. A numb(...)

A  digger clears snow from a road in Kilteel, Co Kildare on Monday. Photograph: Reuters

The Government will fund the “exceptional and unbudgeted” costs local authorities ran up reacting to the severe weather and heavy snow last week, foll(...)

Army Private Patrick Macken clears snow to open up a path to Thomas Jones’s farm in Blessington, Wicklow. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The fallout from Storm Emma will affect water supplies, health services, farmers, businesses and householders into next week and beyond, authorities h(...)

Kerry TD John Brassil suggested that the drinks industry should have to pay for HSE and Government advertising showing the harmful effects of alcohol. File photograph: Johnny Green/PA Wire

A Fianna Fáil TD has asked the Government to consider introducing general health warning labels on alcohol products rather than specifically highlight(...)

 Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean Fitzpatrick. Shane Ross said he had never suggested Mr FitzPatrick should be Central Bank governor. File photograph: Collins Courts

There were heated Dáil exchanges when Fianna Fáil TD Robert Troy claimed Minister for Transport Shane Ross had once recommended the then banker Seán F(...)

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