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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 (...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster with Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald and Michelle O’Neill at the Lyra McKee funeral in Belfast last month. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Ian Knox had a good cartoon in the Irish News on Saturday. It showed the leaders of the Alliance and Green parties, Naomi Long and Clare Bailey, strid(...)

Counting  under way in Belfast after voters went to the polls in local elections. Photograph:   Rebecca Black/PA

While there are some changes to the political pattern, the dominant picture remains the same as counting continues in the local elections in Northern (...)

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood  at a rally for journalist  Lyra McKee:  Thursday’s elections will test hopes of a new beginning in Northern politics. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty

The standing ovation for Fr Martin Magill’s comments during the funeral service for Lyra McKee in Belfast seemed to be a public cry from the heart for(...)

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(...)

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