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The Rally for Life makes its way down O’Connell Street in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Thousands of anti-abortion demonstrators turned out in Dublin on Saturday afternoon for the annual Rally for Life. Campaigners marched from Parnell S(...)

Gerry Adams: he has rejected suggestions he has sent a signal to Belfast that Mary Lou McDonald needs time, free of the demands for an immediate Border poll, to rebuild in the Republic

There are some lessons to be drawn from the Irish electoral experience of the past decade. The first is that there is a growing wedge of voters with (...)

Archbishop Eamon Martin will be joined by  Carol Nolan TD and Trevor Hayes, consultant in obstetrics and gynaecology at St Luke’s Hospital Kilkenny, at the anti-abortion rally. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Catholic Primate Archbishop Eamon Martin is to join thousands of anti-abortion demonstrators at the annual Rally for Life in Dublin. Among those taki(...)

The number of  convictions and penalty points issued for speeding has dropped since 2016. File photograph: Alan Betson

Speeding convictions have plunged in several parts of the country over the past three years, with the overall trend showing a nationwide drop of almos(...)

A panel has been appointed to review the termination at the  National Maternity Hospital. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The tragic case of a couple whose healthy baby was aborted in Holles Street on the grounds of an alleged fatal foetal abnormality would seem to have a(...)

Aontú TD Peadar Tóibín raised the issue with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in the Dáil. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

A couple seeking an independent investigation after an abortion on the basis of a misleading test result say their call has been ignored by Government(...)

 The increase in the Green vote means its current two Dáil seats – Eamon Ryan in Dublin Bay South and Catherine Martin in Dublin Rathdown – are secure.  Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

The results of the local elections will be pored over in the coming weeks to discern trends for the next general election, with strategies and tickets(...)

Green Party candidate Ciarán Cuffe topped the poll in  the Dublin European constituency. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Green wave, the Green tsunami, the Green surge: the headlines wrote themselves. Green Party candidates had their best ever day in an Irish electio(...)

Leo Varadkar: “These are personal, private and confidential matters and it is not appropriate for us to discuss them in this Chamber.”

It is inappropriate for the Dáil to discuss the case of a National Maternity Hospital patient whose pregnancy was terminated following a test result s(...)

Aontú’s Peadar Tóibín. It helps that the party has a real vision for fairness in everything. Our country desperately needs an alternative to the establishment’s entitled stagnancy. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The local and European elections are an opportunity for pro-life people to show the political establishment that they have not gone away. After their (...)

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