Seamus Butler

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Scaffolding  inside St Mel’s Cathedral, Longford, early in 2011, about  a year after the building was badly damaged by fire. Restoration has since been completed. File photograph: John McElroy

It will take years for Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris to be fully restored, according to an architect who worked on the restoration of St Mel’s Cathedr(...)

Damola Adetosoye

A teenager who drowned while swimming in the river Shannon has been described as “a great soccer fan and a powerful, respectful player”. Damola Adeto(...)

A motion from the Longford Fianna Fáil branch calling for the selection convention to be recalled and the ratification of Connie Gerety-Quinn (above) as the candidate for the Longford-Westmeath constituency to be reversed is to be considered. File photograph: Fianna Fáil website

Fianna Fáil’s national executive is to consider a motion on Thursday from its branch in Co Longford calling for a gender directive to be overturned. (...)

Sitting TD Robert Troy who was selected to contest general election for Fianna Fáil in Co Westmeath

Fianna Fáil councillors in Co Longford have called for a gender directive in their constituency to be overturned. The party’s National Constituency C(...)

Political parties will lose half their funding unless 30% of their general election candidates are female. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

A Fianna Fáil activist has initiated legal action challenging the State’s new electoral laws on gender quotas after being excluded from a selection(...)

The majority of delegates at a Fianna Fáil selection convention at the Longford Arms Hotel objected strongly on Thursday night when a woman was selected as the party’s candidate in the forthcoming general election at the direction of party headquarters. Image: Google Streetview

The majority of delegates at a Fianna Fáil selection convention in Longford objected strongly on Thursday night when a woman was selected as the party(...)

 Philip Reynolds with his wife Anne. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Philip Reynolds, son of former taoiseach Albert Reynolds, has confirmed he was recently asked to consider running in the next general election by m(...)