Michael Creed

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Interns at Leinster House: L to R, Sheelan Yousefizadeh, TD Marcella Corcoran Kennedy, Ebisinbofa Charles Titus, TD Tony McLoughlin and Larysa Karankovich. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ireland is not the only country with an ambivalent attitude to its first language. Larysa Karankovich points to a similar problem in her home country (...)

Chairman of the Fiscal Council Prof John McHale: told the Oireachtas committee that if forecasts for economic growth turned out to be accurate, then “everything was looking good”, but that it depended on growth. Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill

Regulation may be needed to protect variable mortgages holders from being targeted by the banks for additional profits, the chairman of the Fiscal (...)

Minister of State for European Affairs Lucinda Creighton says she is not optimistic  legislation will be amended in a way that would make it acceptable to her.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Health James Reilly have spearheaded an unprecedented charm offensive over the past week in a concerted campaig(...)

Vote on Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill – Second Stage138 Yes 24 No*Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett does not vote unless the issue is tied*Socia(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: no free vote will be offered.  Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

An attempt to allow Fine Gael TDs and Senators a free vote on the abortion Bill failed to get off the ground last night when it came before the parl(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: has been asked to consider a ’sunset clause’ to review abortion legislation at a later date. Photograph: Donall Farmer

The Dáil resumes today after a two-week recess for Easter, with attention centred on the outcome of trade union votes on the “Croke Park II” pay cu(...)

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has said there was ’legal confusion’ in the Savita Halappanavar case.

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has said there was “legal confusion” over abortion law, as shown by the Savita Halappa(...)

Minister for Health James Reilly is preparing legislation to give effect to the X-case ruling of the Supreme Court. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Further tension between the Government parties over abortion is in prospect as Minister for Health James Reilly prepares legis(...)

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