Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin with Mary Fitzpatrick, who won automatic selection last week to be the sole candidate in her Dublin constituency, and Pat ‘The Cope’ Gallagher. Photograph: The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil’s strict application of its gender quota rules has resulted in another two women gaining selection as general election candidates witho(...)

Six people were stabbed and 40 were treated in emergency departments. There were more than 30 arrests for knife attacks, public order offences, drug possession and drug dealing. Two men who attended the concert died afterwards from suspected overdoses. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Approximately 100 residents living in the vicinity of the Phoenix Park attended a meeting to discuss a controversial concert due to take place (...)