Rita Harrold

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Dún Laoghaire TD Richard Boyd Barrett: “I think realistically once Clare Daly ran it was always [the case] that she was going to take the left vote...” Photograph: James Forde

After a weekend of peaks and troughs for the Greens and Sinn Féin, another group of politicians and activists who will be licking their wounds over th(...)

 Solidarity- People Before Profit candidates Gillian Brien (Dublin) and  Adrienne Wallace (South) during a launch by Solidarity- People Before Profit of its European Election campaign. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Brexit being pursued by the UK Tory party is not the same as the British withdrawal from the EU which People Before Profit supported three years a(...)

In the early hours of Sunday morning, people stopped and hugged, lit candles or left notes at the mural depicting Savita Halappanavar at Portobello. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Among the messages fixed to a mural of Savita Halappanavar in Dublin this weekend was one stating simply: “Sorry we were too late. But we are here now(...)

Ruth Coppinger said  tens of thousands of people in America would protest against Donald Trump’s “racism, sexism, anti-woman and anti-worker policies”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has been urged to boycott the traditional St Patrick’s Day ceremony at the White House in protest against Donald Trump’s policies(...)

Campaigners form a figure 8 at a Dublin rally to appeal for a referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution. Photograph: Yvette Kelly

Campaigners for a referendum on repealing the eighth Amendment of the Constitution, on abortion, are holding a day of action in Dublin city centre, th(...)