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Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl said electronic votes ‘shall only be taken when all members are seated in their designated seat’

Voting rules in the Dáil are to be tightened pending the outcome of investigations into the “votegate” controversy, Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl h(...)

Emma DeSouza and her US born husband Jake.Ms DeSouza is considering further legal action. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

An Irish woman who lost a ruling identifying her as British by birth under UK law is exploring whether she can lodge a complaint to the UN over a brea(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: ‘We expect the British government to honour that commitment made in the good faith in the withdrawal agreement.’ Photograph: Kevin Hagen/Bloomberg

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar welcomed comments by British prime minister Boris Johnson who he said had “disowned and distanced himself from” leaked proposal(...)

Simon Coveney: There are many people who know who these people are and who is behind the brutality and intimidation.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

People living along the Border have an obligation to help stamp out “brutality, intimidation and total lawlessness”, Tánaiste Simon Coveney has declar(...)

The unpaid parental leave increases from 18 weeks to 22 next month. Photograph: iStock/Getty

Renewed calls have been made for consideration to be given to greater availability of a four-day week for working parents as extended parental leave c(...)

The Health Service Executive has made several significant announcements following publication of a report by Prof Brian MacCraith.

Five times more women than originally estimated have been affected by delays in their cervical smear test results because of a “major communications f(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  accepted people like Louise O’Keeffe were failed a number of times. Photograph: PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has apologised on behalf of the State to people who were sexually abused in day schools and for the delay afterwards in acknowl(...)

Michael Creed has vowed to ‘thwart’ the EU’s Mercosur deal. File photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has said he intends to “frustrate”, “dismantle” and “thwart” the EU-Mercosur trade agreement in order to protec(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin claimed the deal, reached on Friday between the EU and Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay, could potentially signal the death knell of the beef sector in Ireland in the wake of Brexit. Photograph: Robert Pratta/Reuters.

The Mercosur trade agreement is a “proposed deal “ and not a “done deal”, Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has said. He told the Dáil that no g(...)

Ruth Morrissey and her husband Paul speaking outside the High Court after winning her case. File photograph: Michelle Devane/PA Wire

A statement issued by the solicitor of Ruth Morrissey, a terminally ill woman with cervical cancer, has accused the Minister for Health and his depart(...)

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