Maureen O’Sullivan questioned the decision to seek a seat for the 2021 to 2022 rotation. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ireland is not paying for any votes to get a seat on the UN Security Council, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said. He was responding to Independent TD Ma(...)

 Islamic Republic of Iran ambassador Dr Masoud Eslami meets Mick Wallace and Clare Daly at a reception to mark the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.  Photograph: Tom Honan

The common histories of Ireland and Iran in fighting for independence were recalled on Monday at an event in Dublin marking the 40th anniversary of th(...)

Renewing her call for a ban on coursing, TD Maureen O’Sullivan insisted it was not a sport. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Animal rights campaigner and TD Maureen O’Sullivan has attacked the Government’s enforcement of regulation on hare coursing and said the “wonderful” l(...)

Sex offenders being ‘driven underground’ post release from prison was a ‘serious issue’ the Probation Service faced, the committee heard. Photograph: iStock

Concerns have been expressed that disclosures of the location of convicted sex offenders after their release from prison will drive offenders “under t(...)

The door of the Magdalene laundry on Gloucester Street in  Dublin. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Ombudsman Peter Tyndall has warned the Department of Justice that it needs to move speedily to deal with compensation for women who worked in Magdalen(...)

There have been  ‘appalling cases of horse abuse’, Independent TD Maureen O’Sullivan told the Dáil. She called for the introduction of ‘dog wardens’. File photograph.

Social media images of animal cruelty can “distort” the very good work being done by the Department of Agriculture, local authorities and animal welfa(...)

Simon Coveney: he reiterated Ireland’s commitment to recognising the state of Palestine as part of a lasting settlement to the conflict

The EU has yet to collectively agree to seek restitution for European taxpayers from Israel when it demolishes EU-funded schools, shelters and other f(...)

Pope Francis shaking hands with Katherine Zappone, at Aras an Uachtarain as part of his visit to Ireland in August. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

The Government has not yet received a reply from Pope Francis to a request that the Catholic Church contribute to the cost of reparation at the former(...)

The puppy farms “are a profit-making operation churning out puppies all the time”. Photograph: Getty Images

New dog-breeding guidelines to combat Ireland’s reputation as the puppy farm capital of Europe will be published by the by end of June. Minister of S(...)

Donal  O  Sullivan from Crookstown, Co Cork, pictured leaving the Four Courts after settling   his High Court action over the death of his wife for €850,000. Photograph: Collins Courts

A man who sued a GP and the HSE over the death of his wife a day after a blood test showed she had low levels of potassium has settled his High Court (...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »