Ruth Cullen

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The launch of GAA Athletes for a No Vote  on Saturday, in Ballyfermot, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The GA will remind its county boards this week that the organisation has strict rules against political involvement and that no club or county facilit(...)

Eighth Amendment: Simon Coveney “may not like the outcome of the proposal, but he does have ownership of it”, Brendan Howlin said. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Any suggestion that the Dáil and Seanad could devise an alternative abortion regime to that proposed by the Oireachtas committee on the issue is “fool(...)

Regina Doherty said there was a responsibility to inform people as to how the proposal to allow for terminations on request up to 12 weeks of pregnancy was arrived at. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The draft heads of the Bill to provide for a referendum on abortion, which are to be considered by the Cabinet tomorrow, will ask voters if they wish (...)

Members of the London Irish Abortion Rights Campaign at the International Women’s Day march in 2017. Photograph: John Wells

On May 21st, 2015, the day before Ireland voted to introduce marriage equality, #HometoVote began to trend on Twitter. By 5pm on the day of the refere(...)

Members of the London Irish Abortion Rights Campaign demonstrating in London.

Recent emigrants are being encouraged to travel back to Ireland to vote in the upcoming referendum on abortion. The London Irish Abortion Rights Camp(...)

Anti-abortion activists march in Dublin city centre in recent months. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Anti-abortion group the Pro Life Campaign has said repeal of the Eighth Amendment would make it “impossible to have any meaningful protections for unb(...)

Jerry Buttimer, Fine Gael’s deputy campaign director for the marriage referendum who revealed he was gay in 2012, was ousted in Cork South -Central

Many liberal standard-bearers lost their seats in the general election, which took place less than a year after the groundbreaking same-sex marriage r(...)

Ruth Cullen: ‘I am constantly having to rob Peter to pay Paul. One thing I really worry about is my car. I have to have the car, but it’s struggle paying for it’

This article is part of The Irish Times Meet the Voters series, profiling 10 sample voters in a bid to track the impact of the 2016 General Election (...)

Labour Senator and right-to-choose campaigner Ivana Bacik said the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission should consider taking a case to the High Court in Dublin in the light of the ruling on abortion in Belfast.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

It is “entirely possible” a case asserting the Republic’s abortion regime breached women’s human rights would be taken here, the executive di(...)

St Gerard’s 1 Alexandra College 0Lena Tice’s low bullet three minutes from time saw St Gerard’s win the Leinster Schoolgirls Senior Cup title for the (...)

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