Catherine Noone

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Senator Catherine Noone said the public sees the Seanad “as a creche or a retirement home’’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Government Ministers should not have lost their State cars and drivers, Fine Gael Senator Catherine Noone has said. “We get no gratitude for that kin(...)

US house speaker Paul Ryan: has been invited to visit Ireland next January for the centenary of the first sitting of the Dáil. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

Part of the job of Irish embassies is to host visiting delegations from the Oireachtas as they pass through the US capital. This week was particularl(...)

Church of Ireland Archbishop Michael Jackson says unrestricted access to abortion in the first 12 weeks is “not an ethical position we can accept”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Church of Ireland’s two archbishops have said they cannot accept an Oireachtas Committee proposal to allow unrestricted abortion during the first (...)

These days, the Seanad is temporarily housed in an oversized room on loan from the National Museum. It is mere minutes away from the Dáil chamber, thanks to the OPW knocking down a party wall. Photograph: MaxwellPhotography.ie

It’s the little things that count. Fine Gael’s Martin Conway was most gratified when Leo Varadkar made his first visit to the Upper House since land(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney raised the prospect of altering the 12-week proposal, describing it as a “starting point”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has indicated he will seek to change the Government’s proposition to allow for unrestricted abortions up to 12 weeks. Mr Coven(...)

 Minister of State  for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor. Sources insist she had no difficulty with the 12 weeks but questioned whether 10 weeks may be easier for others to accept. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A Government Minister has suggested that legislation allowing for abortion up to 10 weeks of pregnancy, rather than the 12 weeks recommended by an Oir(...)

When mandatory reporting was introduced on December 11th, Tulsa said it could not be precise on how the policy change would affect its workload. File photograph: Getty Images

The introduction of mandatory reporting of child abuse has not had a negative impact on children’s services, Minister for Children Katherine Zappone h(...)

Iona Institute spokesperson Maria Steen  said the Eighth Amendment protected all lives and was a good law. Photograph: Iona Institute

The arguments being put forward for legalising abortion are comparable to calling for the legalisation of speeding, a spokesperson for the Iona Instit(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney: accepted there was a need for some change but wanted protection for the unborn and the mother. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Tánaiste, Simon Coveney, has expressed concern about the rights of the unborn if the Eighth Amendment is repealed and abortion up to 12 weeks is p(...)

Senator Catherine Noone, chairwoman of the Oireachtas abortion committee, addressed each of the recommendations and offered explanations as to why  the committee made them. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is understood to have told his TDs and Senators that accepting the findings of the Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment(...)

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