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A private members’ Bill will be brought to the the Dáil next week by Fine Gael TD Josepha Madigan and is likely to be debated in the autumn.  File photograph: Getty Images

The Dáil is to be asked to begin the process to reduce from four years to two the period of separation necessary to obtain a divorce. A private membe(...)

Fine Gael believes that it has agreed a path to dealing with the question of the eighth amendment

It was, by all accounts, a pretty testy exchange on the vexed issue of abortion at yesterday’s cabinet meeting. Minister for Transport Shane Ross and(...)

Ministers failed to agree a Government position on a Bill proposed by Independents 4 Change TD Mick Wallace, and they then adjourned. It is expected they will meet again before the Bill,  which aims to legalise terminations in cases of fatal foetal abnormality, reaches the floor of the Dáil. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Cabinet was divided on Tuesday on the question of abortion, with Independent Ministers refusing to agree to oppose a Private Members’ Bill on Thur(...)

In Berlin, Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel, French president Francois Hollande and Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi set out their positions on how the European Union should proceed.

The Brexit fallout moves to Brussels on Tuesday as European leaders meet to discuss how best to proceed, and what the next steps should be as the UK w(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will leave Dublin after an early- morning Cabinet meeting today and fly to Brussels for a crisis meeting of European Union leader(...)

Radical left-wing TDs in the Dail differed yesterday in their interpretation of the British referendum result, mirroring wider debates that have spru(...)

Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers has warned against triggering Article 50, the mechanism that will start Brexit. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Could it be true that some of those who led the Leave campaign so enthusiastically never really thought they would win? And the greater cause they wer(...)

UK Prime minister David Cameron with Taoiseach Enda Kenny at No 10 Downing Street in January. File photograph: Matt Dunham/PA Wire

Irish politicians, policy-makers and officials took a few hours off to watch the Ireland-France match yesterday, but even then the phones were buzzing(...)

Economic and political relationships between Britain and Ireland  have now been thrown into doubt that the UK has decided to exit the EU.

So the nightmare has actually happened. With the decision of the UK to leave the European Union, Ireland now faces a series of consequences - and hard(...)

 Bríd Smith TD: There isn’t a consensus on the Eighth Amendment. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Attorney General will advise the Government that the Bill to be proposed in the Dáil next week to allow for abortions in the case of fatal foetal (...)

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