Samantha Long

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Local elections, Kimmage-Rathmines: Green Party local election candidate Patrick Costello canvasses in Harold’s Cross, Dublin. Photo : Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

“Do you know anything about this spine, what’s it called, BusConnects?” asks a young woman in Harold’s Cross, south Dublin, who has just answered the (...)

Runner in Dublin’s Kimmage-Rathmines ward Samantha Long: political parties got almost €6 million in State funding in 2017. A new injection would allocate €500,000 more to “already generously funded party machines”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A special Cabinet meeting was held recently to mark the Government collecting the last few tokens it required to claim a new kettle for the ministeria(...)

Jenny Attridge, from Bantry, Co Cork,  arriving for the  ‘Dublin Welcomes Home the Magdalenes’ event  at the Mansion House. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

The State failed in its duty of care to the women who were incarcerated in Magdalene Laundries, Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has said. Speak(...)

Samantha Long: “I’m really disgusted by the whole thing. It should have been a woman. It sends out the wrong message that women aren’t valued as much as men.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

One of the female Fine Gael members overlooked for the Seanad nomination that was controversially secured by John McNulty has resigned in protest at t(...)

The temporary appointment of a Fine Gael member to the board of the Irish Museum of Modern Art has escalated into a major political embarrassment for the Government and for Taoiseach Enda Kenny whose leadership was described as ‘disgusting’ by one of his own backbench TDs. Photograph:   Niall Carson/PA Wire

The temporary appointment of a Fine Gael member to the board of the Irish Museum of Modern Art has escalated into a major political embarrassment for (...)

A May 2014 file image showing local election candidate Samantha Long (front far left) with Taoiseach Enda Kenny and other Fine Gael local and European election candidates. Photograph: The Irish Times.

One of the female Fine Gael members overlooked for the Seanad nomination controversially secured by John McNulty has resigned in protest at the party’(...)