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It is understood that several Ministers, including Minister for Transport and Sport Leo Varadkar, set out detailed arguments against the draft memorandum on banning alcohol companies’ sponsorship of sports events. Photograph: Alan Betson

A Department of Health proposal to ban alcohol companies’ sponsorship of sports events has been questioned by other departments in their formal respon(...)

Fine Gael TD Terence Flanagan: “I have major concerns about the suicide provision and I am seeking further clarification on it.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Fine Gael backbencher Terence Flanagan has said he is likely to decide next weekend if he will vote for the Government’s abortion legislation.“I have (...)

Galway football manager Alan Mulholland: One of the problems of an early championship exit is the length of time that stretches out before the qualifiers start. Photograph: Inpho

There’s few scenes quite as unforgiving as that facing a team manager after a championship disaster. In the concrete corridors of Pearse Stadiu(...)

Mayo manager James Horan.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There was a moment of truth during the launch of their championship by the Connacht Council when it was put to Mayo manager James Horan by mast(...)

Two whistleblowers had alleged that thousands of penalty points had been cancelled by senior officers for reasons that were not legitimate.

The report into the widescale cancellation of penalty points by gardaí will be not be a “cov(...)

Galway captain Fiontán Ó Curraoin lifts the cup after victory over  Cork in Saturday’s All-Ireland Under-21 football final at the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick. Photograph: Inpho

Those typically tardy Dubliners arriving into O’Moore Park for the 2002 All-Ireland Under-21 final were met by a instantly depressing si(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore at a media briefing at Government Buildings yesterday. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The mood of the Fine Gael parliamentary party moved firmly behind Taoiseach Enda Kenny and the leadership in its suppor(...)

Brian Walsh TD: has indicated he will break with Fine Gael over abortion

The first Fine Gael Deputy to indicate publicly he will not support the Government’s proposed abortion legislation has said he(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny who said today  law is not being changed on abortion. He said it was being clarified to deal strictly with the Constitution and with the X case and ‘will do so without bringing any new rights’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said “no new rights” will be put in place when the Government legislates for limited abortion. Speaking in Dunda(...)

Minister of State Lucinda Creighton: said she would not support the inclusion of suicide in any legislation. Photograph: David Sleator

Internal tensions within Fine Gael over the abortion issue erupted into the open last night when a sizeable number of TDs and Senators challeng(...)

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