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The Dáil voted against an increase in the levy despite calls for a higher levy of between €250m and €400m

An increase in the levy imposed on banks raised the chances of a legal challenge to the charge, Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has told the Dái(...)

 Aontú leader Peadar Tóibín said it was a ‘heartbreaking situation’ where a  healthy baby was aborted under the Government’s legislation. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

An independent review of the circumstances of a termination carried out for reasons of fatal foetal abnormality, where a test later showed no abnormal(...)

 Ruth Coppinger: she said that since the repeal of the Eighth Amendment “some right-wing and religious fundamentalist groups are now targeting the area of sex education, and oppose any change or progress in it”

Two TDs on opposite sides of the debate on abortion have clashed again in a Dáil debate about relationships and sexual education (RSE). Solidarity TD(...)

Independent farmers and supporters outside Meadow Meats in Rathdowney, Co. Laois, pictured last month. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Blockades of beef processing plants were said to be increasing on Friday despite the arrangement of new talks next week aimed at resolving the dispute(...)

Aontú TD Peadar Tóibín, who interrupted High Court proceedings against a number of beef plant protesters  by claiming to make representations on their behalf, was told by a judge he had no right of audience in the court.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A TD, who interrupted High Court proceedings against a number of beef plant protesters today by claiming to make representations on their behalf, was (...)

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(...)

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