Last Thursday theMinister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney announced on Twitter that he is “looking forward to finalising” a proposal “allowing Irish citizens all over the world have the option to vote in presidential elections — it will change and broaden the nature of the presidency for the better...”
There’s something akin to nostalgia in Valerie Mulcahy’s voice when the Cork GAA star recalls the very early days of her inter county career when she and her teammates would have a fry-up on the day of a big away match.
The Queen of Ireland is now in cinemas and it's already earning plenty of attention thanks to amazing reviews from audiences and critics and great box office returns, making it the highest grossing Irish documentary ever released.
A referendum to repeal the eighth amendment on abortion will form part of Labour’s election manifesto, but Tánaiste Joan Burton stopped short of insisting holding the vote would be a “red line issue” for joining a new coalition.
The Council of Europe has found that slapping children amounts to torture, an Irish priest has said he disagrees with a Vatican official who described the referendum result as a “defeat for humanity”, answering questions raised by the proposed IAG-Aer Lingus deal and Rory McIlroy is among the stars lining out at the Irish Open.
A man who uses a wheelchair was left alone on a locked train in Dublin as no staff were available, Ian Bailey has been ordered to pay his full court costs, an Irish Examiner poll has reveals 94% of readers think the Government need to invest in a Limerick - Cork motorway and Villa's rising star Jack Grealish rejects a first senior Republic of Ireland call-up.
Met Éireann has given us the green light for dry weather over the coming bank holiday weekend, a pensioner had to be rescued from a freezing canal in Limerick today after he fell in taking part in a massive clean up and Margaret Hickey tells us why she is voting no in the upcoming marriage equality referendum.