Martin Cullinane with his Seiko Just In Time award for a commendable act of heroism. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Martin Cullinane (46) remembers sitting for dinner in his first-floor apartment last April when he looked out the window to see two young brothers scr(...)

Google says it banned all abortion referendum ads, even domestic ones, to protect “election integrity”. It is not terribly reassuring to think such action could be outsourced to a US company. Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images

If you are a Yes supporter in the upcoming abortion vote, you may have punched the air on Wednesday when Google, just 16 days from polling day, sudden(...)

Independent Alliance members Seán Canney, Kevin “Boxer” Moran , Finian McGrath, John Halligan and Shane Ross. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Independent Alliance has called on Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin to swallow their pride and bring the country back (...)