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The referendum on the Eighth Amendment, which places the life of the unborn on an equal footing to that of the mother, will be held in isolation next May or June. Taoiseach Leo  Varadkar said this was a particularly sensitive issue that should be a “standalone” referendum. File photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

The Government has agreed to hold seven referendums over the next two years but has been criticised for failing to propose votes on enshrining water s(...)

Minister for Justice  Charlie Flanagan speaking on Monday following the retirement of Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

During the summer a senior Government TD made an appearance on a national radio show in the midst of another week of controversy surrounding An Garda (...)

Niall Kelly, civilian head of the Garda’s internal audit unit, told the PAC there had been “probably waste of public funds” but there was no personal gain by members of the force.

and Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan was made aware of financial irregularities at the force’s training college in Templemore earlier than she h(...)

Jan O’Sullivan.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

The discovery of illegal Garda taping of telephone conversations at Garda stations was quite properly a matter of utmost concern to the previous gover(...)

Deputy Commissioner John Twomey, Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan Assistant Commissioner Michael Flynn pictured at Garda Headquarters. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

An external investigation is to be carried out into the Garda controversies involving the apparent falsifying of breath test results and the wrongful (...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald  said: “Whatever anger people might feel, in this country we do not set up tribunals of inquiry simply to confirm what people already believe.”  Photograph: Eric Luke

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald has warned that the rights of some people could be damaged by a tribunal of inquiry into the Garda controversy. The Cabin(...)

A sign for the N20 is seen on the approach road to Limerick city. The Cork-Limerick motorway project has been estimated to cost €850 million.

A Government decision to allocate €1 million to a mid-term review of plans to upgrade the Cork-Limerick road to motorway status has been welcomed by r(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny  has refused to be drawn on reported Government tensions over proposed preschool budgetary measures. File photograph: Getty Images

The Taoiseach has refused to be drawn on reported Government tensions over proposed preschool budgetary measures. “It is not for me at this stage to (...)

Brendan Howlin: the  Wexford TD has become the 12th leader of the Labour Party. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Brendan Howlin has defended the Labour Party’s decision not to facilitate a leadership election as he was appointed new leader. The former minister f(...)

Tánaiste and Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald: said it was going down a dangerous path to suggest legal instructions be put in the public domain. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Tánaiste and Minister for Justice indicated she would welcome a further statement from Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan on the latest controv(...)

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