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Micheál Martin at Dublin Castle for the referendum results on Saturday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The high level of support for repealing the Eighth Amendment across the country won’t impact on Fianna Fáil’s chances in the next general election des(...)

No campaigner Mattie McGrath. Photograph: Collins

Tipperary voted Yes with 59 per cent of voters favouring repeal of the Eighth Amendment. Turnout in Tipperary in the referendum was 64 per cent (...)

Presiding Officer Carmel McBride looks on as a voter casts their vote in Inishbofiin. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/PA Wire

Dublin City Council has admitted that some voter registration forms “went astray” following an “unprecedented” surge in applications. Almost 20,000 (...)

Eoghan Murphy: the Minister says he has “full confidence in each of the presiding officers in each of our polling stations, that they will be able to do their job properly and accurately”.

The Minister with responsibility for the electoral process has said he is “worried” that No campaigners may try to “undermine the integrity” of Friday(...)

Leo Varadkar: if ‘we may need to make an exception’ and reinstate a guillotine to time-limit debate of a new road safety Bill. Photograph: Collins

The Taoiseach has threatened to reinstate the Dáil guillotine to pass a controversial Bill that changes some drink drive penalties due to growing frus(...)

Britain has one of the most liberal abortion regimes in the European Union. The proposed law by the Government in Ireland is not comparable. File photograph: Getty Images

Question: Will Ireland introduce an abortion law similar to Britain’s? A claim is being made that Ireland will introduce abortion laws as liberal as (...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross and Independent Mattie McGrath were involved in a heated exchange in which strong language was used in full view of (...)

Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Public Exepnditure & Reform. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

The Government has spending flexibility or “fiscal space” of €1.8 billion for this year’s budget but Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe stressed it (...)

Palestinian protesters run for cover from teargas fired by Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip’s border with Israel on Tuesday. Photograph: Khalil Hamra/PA

Differences emerged at Cabinet yesterday over how Ireland should respond to the latest outbreak of violence on the Israeli-Gaza border, with a demand (...)

Paschal Donohoe is expected to tell Fianna Fáil that at least €800m it had understood would be available will now not be included in the calculations for next year’s budget. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Minister for Finance is to restrict the room for extra budget spending even further than previously flagged with Fianna Fáil, whose support is nee(...)

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