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Former RTÉ journalist Valerie Cox announced her decision to run just a day before the close of nominations at noon on Wednesday.

Former RTÉ broadcaster Valerie Cox is to run for the Dáil in the Wicklow constituency as an Independent, campaigning for older people. In a surprise (...)

Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission chief commissioner Emily Logan: “Many people now wish to continue to work for longer.” Photograph: Dave Meehan

Ireland’s equality watchdog has issued guidance on the use of compulsory retirement ages which it warned could be a form of discrimination. Under Iri(...)

Vivaldi’s Spring (1st movement) featured as the set work in the listening section of Wednesday’s Junior Cert exam. Photograph: iStock

Wednesday’s Junior Cert music exam was a harmonious affair for most students, according to teachers. “Overall, the music papers for both higher and o(...)

 Former president Mary Robinson was critical of the Remain campaign’s concentration on a “fear factor about the economic implications”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Former president Mary Robinson has said that young people in the UK must feel “very let down” by the outcome of the Brexit referendum, and she appeal(...)

Leave supporters cheer results at a Leave.eu party after polling stations closed in the Referendum on the European Union in London, on  June 23rd, 2016. Photograph:  Toby Melville/Reuters

David Cameron has resigned as British prime minister following the failure of his Remain side to win the referendum on staying in the EU. “I do not (...)

Jo Cox was attacked by a man, who inflicted fatal injuries. Photograph: EPA

The Dáil has observed a minute’s silence in memory of the murdered British Labour MP Jo Cox. Taoiseach Enda Kenny said she was “a talented and dedic(...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks to the media after Labour MP Jo Cox was shot and stabbed to death in the street outside her constituency advice surgery. File photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Police investigating the murder of Labour MP Jo Cox have said the suspected killer’s links to far-right extremists are a priority in their inquiry. (...)

The yield on Ireland’s 10-year bonds, which rose sharply on Thursday amid heightened concern about the UK’s membership of the EU, eased back by 0.06 percentage points to 0.86 per cent. Photograph:  Matt Cardy/Getty Images

Irish shares rebounded from four-month lows on Friday in line with equities globally, amid speculation UK Labour MP Jo Cox’s murder on Thursday may r(...)

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn, Speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow and Prime Minister David Cameron speak to the media near to the scene of the murder of Jo Cox: a 52-year-old suspect is currently in detention. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

The two sides in Britain’s EU referendum extended their pause in campaigning until Sunday as Parliament was recalled for Monday to pay tribute to mur(...)

Paying respects: Hilary Benn MP, speaker of the House of Commons John Bercow, chaplain to the speaker   Rev Rose Josephine Hudson-Wilkin, prime minister David Cameron and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn   near to the scene of the murder of Jo Cox  in Birstall, UK.  Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty

They came quietly, one by one, to pay respects to one of their own. All morning, a steady stream of people placed flowers and candles at the foot of (...)

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