Anne Ferris said “I don’t know if there will be others with me” in defying the Labour whip. Photograph: Eric Luke

A Labour TD is expected to vote against the Government and support a bill calling for abortion to be allowed in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities(...)

Labour TD Anne Ferris is expected to vote against the Government and support a Bill calling for abortion to be allowed in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish TimesAnne Ferris

A Labour TD is expected to vote against the Government and support a Bill calling for abortion to be allowed in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities. W(...)

Anne Ferris: Wicklow TD said that Labour should allow its TDs a free vote and that the issue of constitutionality could be teased out at committee stage. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The |rish Times

There are indications that some 14 Labour TDs who co-signed a letter calling for abortion to be permitted in cases of fatal foetal abnormality will no(...)

The liquidator of Pierse Contracting has been refused orders by a High Court judge restricting four directors of the company. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A High Court judge has refused to grant the liquidator of Pierse Contracting orders restricting four directors of the company. Pierse, then emp(...)

Ruth Coppinger TD:  said it was “absolutely ludicrous” to suggest there was a consensus in the House against privatisation of water services. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Controversial water charges legislation that has convulsed the State for more than a year, has been passed in the Dáil by 81 votes to 58. The Water S(...)

Excerpt from the ballot paper in the forthcoming Seanad byelection.

The ballot paper for the election to fill a vacancy on the Seanad’s Cultural and Educational Panel lists John McNulty as a board member of the Irish M(...)

There are proposals to refurbish K Club. Its value was written down by €16.2 million to €67 million in 2012.

Former developer Bernard McNamara is advising on plans to refurbish the K Club, the high end golf resort in Co Kildare owned by businessman Dr Mich(...)

Labour TD Joe Costello: “In the past, Ireland has been to the forefront in leading EU thinking on the Middle East.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Government has been criticised by some of its own TDs for its decision to abstain in a United Nations vote calling for a commission of investig(...)

Former minister for justice Alan Shatter. Mr Shatter said it was “nonsense” to suggest he had an animus towards the Bar Council but the council operated, he said, under the motto nolumus mutari or no change. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Former minister for justice Alan Shatter launched a broadside against the Bar Council during debate on amendments to the Legal Services Bill. The Bil(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Joan Burton: much of the six hours on Monday was taken up with general discussions, a form of familiarisation for both leaders

Tracking the progress of the negotiations between Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Joan Burton this week has been a little like reading the text of W(...)

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