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From left, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with Laura Magahy, Dr Tom Keane and Minister for Health Simon Harris. Photograph: Maxwell Photography

The woman selected to oversee a 10-year plan to reform the State’s health service has been urged to divest her stake in a consultancy firm before taki(...)

 Super-junior Minister for Disabilities Finian McGrath:  “I wouldn’t feel comfortable wining and dining there”

Several prominent politicians, including Ministers and party leaders, have declined invitations to attend the US embassy’s celebration of American ind(...)

“He was one of the best editors I ever worked for,” broadcaster Olivia O’Leary has said in defence of MacGill Summer School director Joe Mulholland. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

RTÉ broadcaster Olivia O’Leary has defended MacGill Summer School director Joe Mulholland and said he is not a misogynist. Mr Mulholland has apologi(...)

Some of the male participants scheduled to speak at the MacGill Summer School

The theme of this year’s MacGill Summer School is “the future of Ireland in a new Europe. ” Women, you might be forgiven for thinking, will play a sig(...)

The Taoiseach said ‘the eyes of the world are on the US and absolutely nobody can defend the scenes of children being forcibly separated from their parents’. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The Government will convey its “grave concern” to the acting US ambassador about the forcible separation of children and parents in the US clampdown o(...)

Leo Varadkar: “We have much more to do and it’s going to take many more years”

They didn’t bother with a cake or anything like that. And there wasn’t a hint of many happy returns in the air. But opposition TDs didn’t let the occ(...)

Sean Fleming: “He says what people want to hear, but he doesn’t do anything”. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The chair of the Public Accounts Committee, Fianna Fáil TD Sean Fleming maintains that Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has been unfair to the women involved in(...)

A ‘Bike-to-Work’ lunchtime cycle in 2013. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government has been criticised for failing to review the operation and cost of the cycle-to-work tax-relief scheme, which encourages employees to (...)

Social Democrats co-leader Róisín Shortall  said an implementation plan had been promised in December, then by Easter, then at the end of May, but it had not yet materialised.

An alliance of politicians, policy experts and medics has criticised the delay in the implementation of the Sláintecare report, the 10-year cross-part(...)

Social Democrats co-leader Róisín Shortall, a Dublin North West TD, said the results were “extraordinarily strong”. File photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Dublin North West has voted by a large majority to repeal the Eighth Amendment. Some 73 per cent of voters supported Yes, with 62 per cent of the el(...)

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