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‘The Government’s decision to allow the poll in Tipperary to go ahead  raises real concerns’. Photograph: Damien Eagers/PA Wire

The Government’s decision to allow the poll in Tipperary to go ahead on Saturday, on foot of advice from the Attorney General’s office, raises real co(...)

 James Heffernan (40) of Kilfinane, Co. Limerickt. Photograph: Collins Courts

A former Labour party senator has been accused of stealing from a private members club in Dublin. James Heffernan (40) appeared before Judge Deirdre (...)

Chairman of Forum Polonia, Barnaba Dorda. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

On February 8th, Karolina Ó Beacháin will cast a vote for the first time in an Irish general election. Originally from Poland, Ms Ó Beacháin became an(...)

Terence MacSwiney

Cork City Council honoured its martyred Lord Mayors, Tomás MacCurtain and Terence MacSwiney this week at a special meeting to mark the 100th anniversa(...)

Denis Naughten, Independent candidate for the Roscommon-Galway constituency, speaks to Willie Burke in his shoe repair shop, during his canvass in Ballinasloe. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

“There are three shops closing,” Willie Burke, who runs a shoe repair shop on Ballinasloe’s Main Street, tells local Independent TD Denis Naughten as (...)

The deadline has passed for candidates to get on the ballot paper for the general election on February 8th. File photograph: Alan Betson

There are 516 candidates running for 159 seats in 39 constituencies in the general election with 160, or 31 per cent, being women.  This is(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney (centre) and Minister of State Michael Ring with Fine Gael candidates for Tipperary, Garret Ahearn and Mary Newman, in Golden Co Tipperary on Wednesday. Photograph: Barry Roche

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has accused Fianna Fáil leader, Micheál Martin of engaging in populist politics in opposing the Government’s plans to roll out (...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Minister for Rural Affairs Michael Ring are pictured in Golden, Co Tipperary with Fine Gael candidates Garret Ahearn (left) and Mary Newman Julian (right).

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has played down an Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll suggesting that three quarters of voters want a change of government, and predic(...)

Maria Bailey will not stand for re-election. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Former Fine Gael TD Maria Bailey has said she will not be standing for re-election in the Dún Laoghaire constituency as an Independent. Ms Bailey wa(...)

Bríd Smith said the four TDs have significant concerns as to how the Ceann Comhairle interpreted the requirement for a money message. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/The Irish Times

An action by four Opposition TDs arising from a process under which the Ceann Comhairle decided a Bill aimed at reducing greehouse gas emissions requi(...)

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