Sarah Bardon

682 results

Michael D Higgins and Niall Ring, the Lord Mayor of Dublin: The Office of President does not fall under the remit of the Freedom of Information Act 2014 but receives significant public funding. Photograph:  Maxwell Photography

Fianna Fáil is to consider tabling legislation to extend the Freedom of Information Act to the Office of President. The party spokesman on transport,(...)

 The Irish Hockey team  following their reception at City Hall. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Hockey will be awarded a six-figure funding boost as part of an additional €1.5 million being announced for Olympic preparations on Monday. Minister (...)

 Minister for Health Simon Harris:  the Government denies he is considering an interim law to assist women who have received a diagnosis of a fatal foetal abnormality and to decriminalise those who procure an abortion.   Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Government will not introduce any legislation to implement the outcome of the referendum on the Eighth Amendment until court challenges to the res(...)

Margaret Cash with six of her seven children. Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy said there is clearly urgent need for a review of how State agencies deal with families who present late at night in need of emergency accommodation. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government has defended its response to the housing crisis as it emerged families seeking emergency accommodation will be placed in commuter towns(...)

Michael Healy Rae. Photograph: David Sleator

Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae has written a book of recollections about his life and growing up in Kerry. Time to Talk: Stories from the heart of(...)

Leo Varadkar, Regina Doherty and Peter Fitzpatrick at the Fine Gael 78th Ard Fheis in 2016. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Fine Gael TD Peter Fitzpatrick has confirmed he will not seek re-election for the party at the next general election. In a statement on Thursday nigh