Peadar Toibin

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Meath West TD Peadar Tóibín: “There needs to be sustainable levels of immigration in this country, it needs to be managed.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A senior Sinn Féin TD has accused his former colleague Peadar Tóibín of knowing “exactly what he was doing” in making comments about immigration to Ir(...)

Mary Lou McDonald on the screen during the Sinn Féin special ardfheis held in the RDS. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

For some members, it was as simple as a change in colour. Purple was just too much. After the presidential election, a low point of Mary Lou McDonald(...)

 Meath West TD Peadar Tóibín said a notice in a recent parish newsletters asking “pro-life supporters especially” to attend one of his rallies was not ordered by him. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The former Sinn Féin TD who has established a new party says at least a third of the members joining his organisation are Fianna Fáil supporters. Pea(...)

Former Sinn Féin TD Peadar Tóibín resigned from the party at the end of 2018 over its support for repealing the Eighth Amendment on abortion. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Former Sinn Féin TD Peadar Tóibín is to name his new political party Aontú. Mr Tóibín has applied to register the political movement with electoral b(...)

A file image of Cllr David Doran (right) and former  Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams. Image via Twitter

A Sinn Féin councillor in Tipperary has resigned after men were excluded from running in the party’s general election selection convention last year. (...)

 Peadar Toibin  sent a letter to supporters this afternoon informing them that he has  picked a name for the party. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Some 1,400 people have signed up to the new political party being established by former Sinn Féin and anti-abortion TD Peadar Tóibín. Mr Tóibín sent (...)

Peadar Tóibín has said that while his new party will be ‘100% pro-life’, it is discussing free votes on a range of abortion issues. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Peadar Tóibín’s as-yet unnamed political party is suddenly filling a gap that should belong to the SDLP-Fianna Fáil merger. It is fair to say this de(...)

Sinn Féin leaders at the First Dáil in 1919. Photograph: Hulton Archive

This weekend a century ago, with the declaration of the general election results on December 28th, Sinn Féin was absorbing the scale of its triumph an(...)

Independent TD Mattie McGrath said: “Let us face it, there have been horrific practices in America and elsewhere, with body parts being procured and sold for research.” Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

As the 11th vote of the day was called at 11.36pm, the Minister for Health Simon Harris paced the floor of the Dáil chamber, typing furiously on his p(...)

Former Sinn Féin TD Peadar Tóibín is beginning to establish a new political movement with a broad political platform. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

No matter where you stand in relation to abortion, watching all the political parties operating as if they are some kind of national government in rel(...)

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