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Senator Ivana Bacik: She was the right candidate, in the right constituency, at the right time for the party to get a renewed taste of electoral success. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

“Well, look, we’ll take the good days. We’ve taken enough bad days,” was the response of Labour leader Alan Kelly when asked if he was concerned that (...)

Gay men are banned from donating blood in Ireland unless they have abstained from sexual contact for at least 12 months. File photograph: Getty

A call has been made for the State to move to a “more tolerant” position on blood donations from gay men, who are refused unless they have abstained f(...)

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee acknowledged the difficulty facing families seeking missing relatives, according to Minister for Children Roderic O’Gorman. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

A Government department or agency must be appointed to do a national audit of coroners and cemeteries to establish the numbers of unidentified bodies (...)

Fianna Fáil Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien has come under renewed pressure to scrap his proposed shared-equity loan scheme amid repeated Opposit(...)

Balseskin reception centre. Photograph: Google Street View

A direct provision centre put a resident out of his accommodation rather than phone for an ambulance when the man sought mental health support, the Dá(...)

Thousands of explicit images, including of Irish women,  are being examined by gardaí in a bid to determine if a criminal investigation is needed. File photograph: Getty Images

Thousands of explicit images, including of Irish women, that have been shared online in recent days are being examined by gardaí in a bid to determine(...)

Paschal Donohoe said anyone from Dublin considering a staycation elsewhere in the country should reschedule. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The Government has decided to hold two special meetings on Friday triggering the likelihood that Dublin will be elevated to Level 3 of the Covid-19 al(...)

The Oireachtas Covid-19  committee chairman, Independent TD Michael McNamara. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Members of the Oireachtas Covid-19 committee have criticised its chair for claiming there has been “hysteria” over escalating coronavirus case numbers(...)

 Duncan Smith: “I don’t think at this point we should go into government, and it doesn’t change the mandate we got in February.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Supporters of Labour leadership contender Alan Kelly are split on whether the party should enter government with Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael in the week(...)

Minister for Finance  Paschal Donohoe and junior minister Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran at the Magazine Fort in Dublin’s Phoenix Park. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Minister of State for the Office of Public Works (OPW) Kevin “Boxer” Moran has said he will run as an Independent candidate in the imminent general el(...)

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