Tony Gregory

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Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty: he may receive a quota and a half in Donegal. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

A new poll has found Sinn Féin Senator Pádraig Mac Lochlainn may dislodge Independent TD Thomas Pringle or a Fianna Fáil Deputy to win a second seat f(...)

Last time out in 2016, Mary Lou McDonald soaked up almost a quarter of all the first-preference votes cast in the constituency. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Dublin Central (four seats) Current: 1 SF, 1 FG, 1 Ind Dublin Central was for decades staunch Bertie Ahern and Tony Gregory territory. The only near(...)

Maureen O’Sullivan TD at the Dáil in 2016. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Dublin Central TD Maureen O’Sullivan has announced that she will not stand for re-election, bringing to an end almost 40 years of representation o(...)

At the opening of an exhibition celebrating  Tony Gregory  were his friends and fellow activists Mick Rafferty and Fergus McCabe, with Tony’s brother, Noel (centre). Photograph: Dave Meehan

An exhibition on the life of the late TD and campaigner Tony Gregory was unveiled on his old patch of Dublin’s North Strand on Wednesday night. The (...)

1984 - 1/03/1984 - page 1 - A young girl who took part in the anti-drugs march in Dublin yesterday.  Photograph: Kevin McMahon  / THE IRISH TIMES   . . . neg no 84/2/288

In 1982, Christy Burke, then a self-described IRA activist, was approached by Father Jim Smyth, a Jesuit priest, who lived in the Hardwicke Street fla(...)

Leo Varadkar: the new Fine Gael leader may be  more subtle than Charles Haughey in his negotiations with Independents, but he will have to engage with them. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

‘You know what I want. Now, what do you want?” Such was how Charles Haughey greeted Tony Gregory in 1982 in a bid to secure the Independent TD’s vote (...)

Mick Wallace TD: Just back from operating in a frontline Mash unit. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

If depictions of future parliaments from 1960s sci-fi had worked out, our leaders would now enter debates in crisply starched jumpsuits with Nehru col(...)

 Brendan McGahon:  November 22nd, 1936-February 9th, 2017. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh
Obituary: Brendan McGahon
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  • February 11, 2017, 06:05

Brendan McGahon was one of the most colourful and outspoken TDs of recent decades but he was also a man of enormous courage who risked his safety and (...)

Brendan Walsh captures the impish grins of Dublin chisellers as they play in the ruined north city centre. His wonderful but undated black-and-white p(...)

A time to listen, and act

Taoiseach Enda Kenny brought along six ministers and senior officials from State agencies when he met community leaders from Dublin’s north inner city(...)

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