Denis O’Donovan: said that if the Upper House continued at its present pace, it would take 22 12-hour days to get through all the amendments. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Debate about allowing abortions in cases of fatal foetal abnormality sparked angry exchanges in the Seanad.The amendment to the Protection of Life Dur(...)

European Court of Human Rights Grand Chamber Judgment was delivered on July 9th, 2013, by a Grand Chamber composed of 17 judges led by president of th(...)

Phil Hogan with the Taoiseach, Enda Kenny. His letter showed all the signs of a careful drafting process. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

One of the low profile but important staffer jobs during the course of any large-scale election campaign is dealing with correspondence from interest (...)

Independent TD Séamus Healy: called on the Government to include cases of fatal foetal abnormalities in the Bill.

The theatre of a late-night Dáil sitting and the prospect of a junior minister going overboard may have lent some drama to its final passage into law,(...)

Crowds of protesters on both sides of the issue outside Leinster House on Wednesday night: “it is far to complex an issue for grandstanding”. Photograph: PA

I sympathise with the tongue-tied Dáil Deputies repeating “fatal foetal abnormality” at 3am in the morning. “Lethal chromosomal anomalies incompatible(...)

Former Supreme Court  judge Hugh O’Flaherty: ‘They’re all talking about the X case, but in effect the X case is moot because the girl didn’t have an abortion. She had a miscarriage.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne

One of the Supreme Court judges who decided the landmark X case on abortion has said the judgment is “moot” and may not be binding on Government. Hugh(...)

Praveen Halappanavar: expects to meet the Minister for Health James Reilly next week

Praveen Halappanavar is to issue medical negligence proceedings in the High Court against Galway University Hospital over the death of his wife, Sa(...)

The abortion Bill will not satisfy the European Court of Human Rights ruling because of the restrictions it will place on suicidal women accessing ter(...)

Ibec director of industrial relations Brendan McGinty said  it was imperative that the “foundation of our collective bargaining arrangements must remain voluntary”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Any move to introduce new collective bargaining rights would cost jobs and significantly reduce the attractiveness of Ireland as a location for invest(...)

A complaint alleging that a Catholic priest was harassed by RTÉ presenter Joe Duffy during a discussion on why people might liken the Taoiseach to King Herod has been upheld by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A complaint alleging that a Catholic priest was harassed by RTÉ presenter Joe Duffy during a discussion on why people might liken the Taoiseach to (...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 45
  • 46
  • 47
  • 48
  • 49
  • 50
  • 51
  • Next
  • Last »