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Independent senator Rónán Mullen and Independent TD Mattie McGrath  allege the work of the Oireachtas committee on the eighth amendment has been fixed to deliver a particular outcome. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Given the divisive subject that is currently before it, the work of the Oireachtas committee examining the eighth amendment to the Constitution was a(...)

Fine Gael TD Kate O’Connell was among the 15 members who voted in favour of the Citizens’ Assembly recommendation.  Photograph: Eric Luke

The Oireachtas committee examining Ireland’s abortion law has agreed that Article 40.3.3 of the Constitution should not be retained in full. The d(...)

This is the first time such data looking at the gap in “marriage chances” by class has been brought together in Ireland. Photograph: Getty Images

Highly paid proessionals are almost twice as likely to be married as unskilled workers, a report published this morning finds. Some 65.7 per cent of(...)

The registration of these organisations with Sipo suggests they are in receipt of individual donations exceeding €100 in value, for political purposes. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Some 20 organisations taking a position in the forthcoming marriage equality referendum have registered as third parties with the Standards in Public(...)

Mount Pleasant Square in Ranelagh is a bit of an anomaly; it is the only curved “square” in the city of Dublin, and has just three sides, two of whic(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: ball handling skills let him down during a nailbiting showdown in a local golf club. Photograph: Alan Betson

The two Michaels have been working very hard on our behalf in China this week. With a combined age of 144, the President and the Minister for F(...)

The Protection of Life during Pregnancy Act (PLDP Act) was signed into law in July last year and became operative at the start of 2014. This la(...)

RTÉ’s head of television Glen Killane said  it would have been “absolutely reckless” of the station not to settle the case.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has ruled out making RTÉ directly accountable to the Dáil in the aftermath of the payment of damages to John Waters and five memb(...)

RTÉ head of television Glen Killane said RTÉ management explored every avenue before deciding on a financial settlement. File Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has firmly ruled out making RTÉ directly accountable to the Dáil in the aftermath of the payment of damages to John Waters and fi(...)

Breda O’Brien: “All we wanted was an apology and was offered a completely inadequate response which was a right of reply. It is not up to you to defend yourself. It is up to the organisation that defamed you.” Photograph: David Sleator

Irish Times columnist Breda O’Brien has stated that she and other members of the Iona Institute only sought libel damages after RTÉ refused to apologi(...)

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