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Mick Barry TD (second left), who saw his Cork North Central constituency vote by 64.02 per cent to 35.98 per cent for repeal, said that the result was a clear call for greater equality in Irish society. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Government should move ahead quickly and introduce legislation to give effect to the referendum result, while opponents of repealing the Eighth Am(...)

Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett keeping tally at the Dublin county referendum count centre in Citywest, in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Timesmes

Tallies in Dublin confirm the Yes side is on course for a landslide win in the referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment. The results also support th(...)

The Instagarden from Argos who have thought long and hard about what is trending in gardening.  File photograph: Getty Images

Argos goes green What with Chelsea just finished and Bloom just beginning and the arrival, finally, of some decent weather we’ve all gone garden mad.(...)

Garech Browne and Anthony Palliser at Luggala, Co Wicklow.

The first time I visited Anthony Palliser’s Paris home, back in 2007, I found the poets Derek Mahon and John Montague in the Anglo-Belgian painter’s s(...)

Organisations must obtain your data fairly. They must collect no more data than is necessary for the purposes for which they plan to use it

The biggest changes in European data-protection law in more than two decades take effect from Friday, May 25th, when the General Data Protection Regul(...)

 Willie Penrose. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

State agencies questioned about continued flooding on the Galway-Limerick railway line have been told to “buck up” and find a solution to it. “You (...)

President Michael D Higgins and his friend Tom Murphy about whom Mr Higgins spoke affectionately. Photograph: The Irish Times

Playwright Tom Murphy was a “great vulnerable courageous being” and a “genius that we have lost”, President Michael D Higgins has said. Addressing a (...)

Luke Rickard (16), a fourth year student at Gonzaga College Dublin, receives the inaugural Irish Young Philosopher Award from President Michael D Higgins. Photograph: UCD College of Social Sciences and Law

President Michael D Higgins has called for a deeper ethical reflection within schools , saying it was “incredibly important” to examine how online act(...)

President Michael D Higgins: running in the presidential election of 2011,  he said he would only serve  one term

President Michael D Higgins continues to enjoy the support of a substantial majority of voters for a second term, the latest Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI po(...)

Barbara Rogers: ‘We are going to wear posh frocks and eat a replica wedding cake.’

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are due to marry among much pomp and ceremony at St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle on Saturday. Will the Irish aroun(...)

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