Marie O Halloran

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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(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is concerned by political developments in the UK. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned it would be a “terrible political miscalculation” for anyone in London to think they will automatically get a better(...)

The MSC Opera cruise ship after a crash in San Basilio dock, Venice, Italy. Photograph: Manuel Silvestri/Reuters

An Irish family caught up in a cruise ship collision with a tourist boat in Venice has hit out at the company’s treatment of passengers left stranded (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  at the City West convention centre in Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the public have sent a “clear message” by electing more Green Party candidates that they want the Government to do “mo(...)

Fingal’s first Indian-born councillor, Punam Rane, was elected for Fine Gael in Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s Dublin West constituency. The 49-year-old te(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross said the Government will look at how other EU Member States treat e-scooters. Photograph: Getty Images

MARIE O’HALLORAN A decision will be made “in a very quick time” about whether or not to amend the law to regulate the use of electric scooters on Iri(...)

Speaking in the Dáil chamber, Mr Bruton had warned ‘everyone will have to make changes’. He noted sharp differences over who should pay carbon tax. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Continued use of fossil fuels, notably gas, will be necessary in Ireland in spite of the declaration of a climate emergency by unanimous approval of t(...)

Over the next seven years, 147,000km of fibre will be strung on existing Eir-owned poles, said Minister for Communications Richard Bruton in the Dáil. File photograph: Getty

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has insisted that giving a company such as the ESB responsibility to deliver high-speed broadband “won’t work as quickly and co(...)

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar TD: “We will ensure that people in Northern Ireland will still have access to European Health Insurance Cards.” File Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Dubliners will be asked in 2021 if they want to have a directly elected mayor depending on the outcome of a citizens’ assembly on the issue, Taoiseach(...)

A pair of baby shoes with the message ‘Bury us with dignity’ hangs on a wall at the site of the Tuam mother-and-baby home. Photograph: Andy Newman

An expert working for the order of nuns which ran the Tuam mother-and-baby home in Co Galway argued in January this year that the underground structur(...)

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