Ms Nolan

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Sinn Féin TD Peadar Tóibín accepts he will  lose the whip by voting against abortion legislation. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Sinn Féin TD Peadar Tóibín said he will vote against legislation to allow for abortion but will not leave the party over the issue. Mr Tóibín advocat(...)

Deputy Carol Nolan, who had been suspended,  has written to Sinn Féin informing them she will not be returning to the party.

Offaly TD Carol Nolan has confirmed she has left Sinn Féin. The Irish Times has learned Ms Nolan has written to the party informing them she will not(...)

Renua’s John Leahy: “In 20 years’ time in this country you will see very few ‘disability kids’, kids with Down syndrome.” File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Offaly-North Tipperary constituency has returned a Yes vote in the referendum with 58 per cent of voters favouring repeal. The constituency is ho(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris said he was  could not understand why such a large number of politicians would seek to deny the electorate the opportunity to have their say in an abortion referendum. Photograph: PA

The “peculiar decision” by so many TDs to vote against holding a referendum on the Eighth Amendment has disappointed the Minister for Health. Speaki(...)