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 WT Cosgrave: he and his deputy Kevin O’Higgins expressed very serious concern about the treatment of Catholics in Northern Ireland

Sunday is the 92nd anniversary of Ireland’s biggest ever financial success when a deal was signed with the UK government to reduce Ireland’s potential(...)

Seán Kenny: February 11th, 1942-January 22nd, 2016

Seán Kenny, who has died aged 73, was a pioneer in the development of assistive technology for people with a range of both mental and physical disabil(...)

Josepha Madigan TD talks to beaten FG running mate Alan Shatter. Photograph: Barbara Lindberg

Fine Gael’s performance in the capital marked something of a bright spot for the party as it lost ground elsewhere across the country. It is now the m(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: theatrical wink towards Dáil press gallery. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins

The Taoiseach isn’t sure the Heritage Bill will beat the legislative clock. “I can’t give you a guarantee it will be dealt with finally and fully bef(...)

Ruairí Quinn, who along with fellow former Labour leaders Pat Rabbitte and Eamon Gilmore, will not contest the next election. Photograph: Frank Miller

One hundred TDs and Senators – or close to half the Oireachtas – are not expected to return to Leinster House after the general election, with €14 mil(...)

Pat Rabbitte has confirmed that he will not stand for re-election. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Pat Rabbitte ended months of speculation yesterday by confirming he will not stand for re-election. The former Labour leader told his party colleagues(...)

Brian Doyle in the hotel room he and his family have been living in since last October. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Brian and Sandra Doyle and their children, Thomas (8) and Nathan (17) have been living in a hotel room near Dublin Airport since October. Until mid-2(...)

The draft wording sets out a list of guarantees that IAG, headed by Willie Walsh (pictured), must fulfil before any offer can be considered by the Government. Photograph: Alan Betson

Eight Labour Party TDs will submit a motion raising concerns about the IAG bid for Aer Lingus at the party’s national conference in Killarney this we(...)

The Dáil is voting on the TD Clare Daly’s Bill allowing for abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities.

Independent Socialist Clare Daly’s Bill to allow for abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormality was defeated in the Dail by 104 votes to 20 with th(...)

 Clare Daly’s Bill calling for abortion in the case of fatal foetal abnormalities will be put to a vote on Tuesday. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

Clare Daly’s Bill calling for abortion in the case of fatal foetal abnormalities will be put to a vote on Tuesday, and Monday night saw Labour’s Anne (...)

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