Wrong location for   archive? The Mary Robinson Centre in Ballina, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

On this day 40 years ago, a major Irish political drama reached a conclusion when the fifth president of Ireland, Cearbhall Ó Dálaigh, resigned from o(...)

The Seanad Chamber at Leinster House. Senators will today being debating the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Even though the passage of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill is assured, there is still at least a week of debate in Seanad Eireann on the (...)