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Children from Kildalkey in Co Meath walk to school on Monday accompanied by Sinn Féin TD Peadar Tóibín (left),  FG Cllr Noel French and Sinn Féin Cllr Caroline Lynch.

‘Where’s my seat - I’ve got sore feet,’ was the message on placards to Bus Éireann on Monday morning as a dozen Meath post-primary students walked 10k(...)

The issue of disability, especially the issue of disability birth rates, was one of the most hotly-contested battlegrounds during the abortion referendum campaign.

In May, 2018, Ireland held an historic referendum, repealing an anti-abortion amendment to our Constitution. (Full disclosure right out of the gate: I(...)

Sinn Féin TD Peadar Tóibín accepts he will  lose the whip by voting against abortion legislation. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Sinn Féin TD Peadar Tóibín said he will vote against legislation to allow for abortion but will not leave the party over the issue. Mr Tóibín advocat(...)

 Peadar Tóibín TD, pictured at the Sinn Féin ard fheis in 2015, did not speak during the party’s debate on Saturday on changing  its  policy toward  abortion. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The Sinn Féin ardfheis has cleared the way for party TDs and senators to vote for legislation allowing for abortion up to 12 weeks when it comes befor(...)

Sinn Féin deputy Dáil leader Pearse Doherty; Louise O’Reilly; leader in Northern Ireland Michelle O’Neill; and president Mary Lou McDonald urging a Yes vote in the abortion referendum. Photograph: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

Sinn Féin faces into its first ardfheis with Mary Lou McDonald as leader in bullish form. The transition from Gerry Adams to McDonald has gone well, (...)

Three cumainn from Meath West TD Peadar Tóibín’s constituency  support a vote of conscience on the forthcoming legislation on abortion. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Twenty-four Sinn Féin cumainn have called for a vote of conscience on the forthcoming legislation on abortion. The party will gather for its ard fhei(...)

On a roll: Mary Lou McDonald at the RDS during the abortion referendum count. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Mary Lou McDonald is on a bit of a roll. The Sinn Féin leader was centre stage for the final phase of the abortion referendum. She’s riding high in o(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster claims she has received emails from Nationalists and Republicans in Northern Ireland after the abortion referendum not quite believing what is going on. Photograph: PA

Sinn Féin voters are prepared to vote for the rival Democratic Unionist Party because of its uncompromising stance against abortion, DUP leader Arlene(...)

Leo Varadkar, Catherine Noone and Simon Harris after the abortion referendum. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

Cheers and chants greeted Leo Varadkar as he arrived at the InterContinental Dublin, the hotel next to the RDS count centre, last Saturday night. That(...)

The Thornton Hall site in north Dublin, close to the M50, was bought by the Prison Service in 2004 and has been vacant since. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland’s chronic housing crisis has shone a spotlight on vacant land across the State, with calls to tax owners of such sites to force the hands of d(...)

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