Patrick Carr

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 The Duchess of Sussex can be considered a Tadhgeen. Photograph: Jeremy Selwyn/PA

Further to our discussion of the male name’s revival in popularity (Diary, March 24th), I don’t know if there are any female Tadhgs out there too. If (...)

   Five unarmed civilians died and several more were injured in an incident that a future US president called the ‘foundation of independence’

Two hundred and fifty years ago today, there occurred in Boston an incident that a future US president called the “foundation of independence”. It was(...)

 Bobbie Farsides, professor of clinical and biomedical ethics, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, and Helen Watt, senior research fellow, Anscombe Bioethics Centre, Oxford, at the  Citizens’ Assembly. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

There are worse places than the Grand Hotel in Malahide to debate the most protracted and incendiary issue in Irish public life. This Georgian-era hot(...)

Prof Veronica O’Keane of Doctors for Choice and Dr John Monaghan  and Dr Orla Halpenny of Doctors for Life  at the Citizens’ Assembly session in Dublin on Sunday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Members of the Citizens’ Assembly will be balloted next month on recommendations that they will give to the Government on the future of the constituti(...)

Ms Justice Mary Laffoy: “The assembly has endeavoured to present the legal and medical material in a neutral manner.”  Photograph: Eric Luke

The chair of the Citizens’ Assembly has said it would have been a “serious omission” not to include material from two women who were described by anti(...)

Emily Logan, chief of the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission, who told the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, on Monday that   the  choices made by the Government since 2008 had resulted in increased poverty for adults and children, high youth unemployment and a significant increase in food poverty. Photograph: The Irish Times

Irish governments have prioritised fiscal consolidation in their budgetary policies since 2008 and disregarded the human rights implications of these(...)