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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(...)

Bishop of Waterford and Lismore Alphonsus Cullinan. Photograph: Diocese of Limerick

The Catholic Bishop of Waterford has questioned the ability of Irish people to think critically, accusing some Yes voters in last week’s abortion refe(...)

RTÉ received 1,277 complaints in relation to the controversial ‘Claire Byrne Live Referndum Special’ programme broadcast on May 14th last.

RTÉ received 1,277 complaints in relation to the controversial Claire Byrne Live Referndum Special programme broadcast on May 14th last. Approximate(...)

 Celebrations erupt at Dublin Castle as results in  the referendum on the Thirty-Sixth Amendment of the Constitution Bill 2018 (Repeal of Eighth Amendment) are announced. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The country has voted to remove the constitutional ban on abortion by a two-thirds majority. Thirty-five years after it was placed into the Constitut(...)

Ballot boxes are emptied as vote counting takes place after the Irish abortion referendum, at the RDS Conference centre in Dublin on May 26th, 2018. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

Ireland has voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment of the Irish Constitution. On Friday night the result became clear when an exit poll carried ou(...)

Campaigners gather in the main square at Dublin Castle as they wait for the result of the referendum on the Eighth Amendment. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ireland has voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution, which bans abortion, by an overwhelming majority. The Yes side won the referendu(...)

Sinn Féin TD Peadar Tóibín who has broken ranks with his party on the issue of abortion.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Minister for Health Simon Harris accused No campaigners of seeking to force women who have been raped to carry their pregnancies to full term, while a(...)

Advocates for a No vote in a demonstration on Grafton Street in Dublin. Photograph:  Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Undecided voters will have to decide in the next few days whether they accept the premise – framed by the Government and Together for Yes – that the o(...)

Lawyer and Iona Institute spokeswoman Maria Steen was the best performer on RTÉ’s referendum debate on Monday night

Monday’s televised debate on the abortion referendum has provided a significant fillip to a No campaign that was desperately in need of one. No campa(...)

Claire Byrne: hosted debate

Billed as one of RTE’s major referendum debates, it quickly descended to the nasty and brutish, with all sides trading abuse, much of it personal. In(...)

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