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Jordan White and  Hamsavani Rajeswaren both from Belfast during an NUJ vigil for Lyra McKee at the Garden of Remembrance, Parnell Square, Dublin.Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A vigil in Dublin city centre was held in “anger” at the murder of Lyra McKee and in “celebration” of a feminist, activist and journalist. Ms McKee w(...)

Former British prime minister David Cameron during the Brexit referendum campaign. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/AFP/Getty Images

The Cabinet has had its last meeting until autumn, Ministers will soon be off on their holidays, Vincent Browne has retired and so we are now official(...)

Think we’ve missed any important quotes? Let us know by submitting your suggestions here and we will publish a selection of the best 1(...)

Three-time All-Ireland champion and current Dublin senior football captain Stephen  Cluxton won a special recognition award from his alma mater DCU. Photograph: Inpho/Ryan Byrne

Yes Equality co-director Gráinne Healy, Ireland rugby international Tadhg Furlong and Dublin footballer Stephen Cluxton were among 15 DCU alumni honou(...)

A woman cycles past a marriage equality mural in the Liberties area of Dublin,. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Advertisements for the anti-marriage equality case in the Irish referendum caused a majority of LGBTI people to feel angry and distressed, according t(...)

 Minister for Education Richard Bruton has appointed five new members to the Student Grants Appeals Board. Photograph: Seb Daly/Sportsfile

Fifteen appointments to the boards of two State organisations were announced on Friday. Minister for Education Richard Bruton has appointed five new(...)

Lucinda Creighton: her defeat was largely due to Fine Gael tribalism. Photograph: Eric Luke

From this general election, some broad political principles are clear. For example, the way people vote is not influenced by the so-called social issu(...)

Jerry Buttimer, Fine Gael’s deputy campaign director for the marriage referendum who revealed he was gay in 2012, was ousted in Cork South -Central

Many liberal standard-bearers lost their seats in the general election, which took place less than a year after the groundbreaking same-sex marriage r(...)

In engaging with politics, young people seem more likely to engage with issues. The traditional political party structure tends to engage young people who grow up to be the type of political thinkers their parents were.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

In Fiach Kelly’s piece on ‘Bertie’s Children’ in The Irish Times in January, eight 18-year-olds were interviewed, and when asked the question “Are yo(...)

Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald signed the commencement order for the Marriage Act 2015 which will enable same-sex couples to marry in Ireland. Tánaiste Joan Burton signed an accompanying regulation under the Civil Registration Act 2004 at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald signed the commencement order for the Marriage Act 2015 at Dublin Castle on Tuesday evening. (...)

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