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Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney said the legislation was not about empowering Ministers to introduce new legislation, but about protecting existing legislation. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Emergency legislation to protect Ireland’s interests in the event of a no-deal Brexit last night completed its passage through the Oireachtas and now (...)

 Rónán Mullen is one of the senators elected by NUI gradutes. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A cross section of the Irish electorate – more than half a million people – only semi exercises its franchise. Many university graduates are ignoring,(...)

 Eamonn Murphy at the Four Courts after the HSE  secured a High Court order against his website. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

An anti-abortion activist has insisted that a new website he has launched is not covered by a High Court injunction secured against him for a separate(...)

‘Real equality for many women remains only an aspiration,’ Senator Ivana Bacik told a conference at Trinity College Dublin on Friday. File photograph: Tom Honan

Postponing the referendum around Article 41.2 of the Constitution, which states the woman’s place is in the home, was “a missed opportunity” and has l(...)

 Theresa May reacts as Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn informs the MPs that he has tabled a vote of no confidence in the Government in the House of Commons on Tuesday. Photograph: Ho/Pru/AFP/Getty Images

Enormous. Catastrophic. Crushing. Breathtaking. These are some of the words used last night to describe the monumental defeat visited upon British pr(...)

The Dáil 100 Experience was launched on Tuesday and   showcases the history of Leinster House and the evolution of Irish democracy through the decades. Photograph:  Tom Honan

Labour Senator Ivana Bacik has written a letter of complaint to the Ceann Comhairle of the Dáil Seán Ó Fearghaíl about what she says is a “notable lac(...)

Former tanaistí Mary Harney, Joan Burton, Mary Coughlan and Frances Fitzgerald at the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin on Wednesday evening. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Some people may be praising the Fianna Fáil leader for opting to put his country before his party by agreeing to support the Fine Gael minority govern(...)

Marking the centenary of women’s suffrage at Leinster House in January 2018 were (back row, from left): Seán Ó Fearghaíl, Ceann Comhairle, Alice Mary Higgins, Catherine Martin, Fiona O’Loughlin, Ivana Bacik, Denis O’Donovan, Cathaoirleach, and Senator Gabrielle McFadden; (front row, from left): Meg O’Brien, Megan O’Malley and Evelyn O’Keeffe. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

This year marks the centenary of the passing of the 1918 Act which provided Irish women with the right to vote for the first time. Legislation passed (...)

Pat Kenny’s interview with the   CEO of emigrant support charity Safe Home Ireland  turns into an unexpectedly spirited encounter

In a week when much radio coverage is given to the disproportionately high number of pupils from affluent areas entering third-level education, Pat Ke(...)

Women protesting outside the Dáil to demand the right to free, safe and legal abortion. Photograph: James Forde

Minister for Health Simon Harris has pledged to bring forward legislation to provide for so-called exclusion zones around premises where women are rec(...)

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