Peter Murtagh

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Peter Twomey holding baby Alexandra with his partner Claire Woods at their home in Portobello, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Debates and discussions on abortion in Ireland rarely include men’s experiences. The fact is, though, that for every one of the 170,000 people from Ir(...)

The  destroyed Wilson’s Bridge in Swan Park, Buncrana, Co Donegal.  Photograph: Peter Murtagh

The Gallagher family were in their living room when the mountain behind them began to move, but they had no idea what was going on. Their home is a m(...)

US president Donald Trump. How will his response to the Charlottesville crisis affect his core support? Photograph: Getty Images

In Washington, Donald Trump’s belated condemnation of the racist groups behind a protest against the removal of a civil war statue, a protest that tur(...)

Lynn Soon-bun speaks for the women of Soesong-gil village in saying the Americans should leave and take their anti-missile batteries, deployed nearby, with them. Photograph: Peter Murtagh

Lynn Soon-bun sits on the floor of a small makeshift Won Buddhist temple and gives her quiet but firm view on the US army’s anti-missile defence syste(...)

Visitors look  towards North Korea from a South Korean observation post  near the DMZ. Photograph: Getty Images

At the frontier between North and South Korea there is no sign whatsoever of imminent conflagration. It’s less a front line and more of a theme park. (...)

Ribbons with inscriptions calling for peace and reunification are displayed on a military fence at Imjingak peace park near the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) dividing the two Koreas in the border city of Paju. Photograph: Jung Yeon-Je/AFP/Getty Images

The senior national security officials of the United States and South Korea spoke for about 40 minutes on Friday after North Korea announced plans to (...)

Simon Coveney has described his telephone call to an Air Corps  pilot who refused to fly him to Cork as an example of his ‘hands-on’ approach.  File photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has described his telephone call to an Air Corps helicopter pilot who refused to fly him to Cork because of(...)

White cladding on the right of the Grenfell Tower block in North Kensington, London, in the aftermath of a fire in which at least 17 people have died. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Newly-appointed Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy spoke with senior officials about Irish fire safety standards, in the wake of the London fire trage(...)

Coast Guard personnel view the R116 recovery operation at Blackrock Island. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

The report into the Rescue 116 crash, which claimed the lives of its four crew, is exceptionally detailed and thorough for the results of a preliminar(...)

Retired county manager Eddie Sheehy was cross-examined, for the second day, in a High Court case over illegal dumping. Photograph: Frank Miller

The retired Wicklow county manager was accused in court on Wednesday of presiding over a dishonest response to the European Commission when the county(...)

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