Dáil passes Abortion Bill by 102 votes to 12Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:51:00 GMT
Sinn Féin’s Peadar Tóibín voted against it and now faces suspension from his party.
Verbal abuse victim blames Peter Casey for 'emboldening' racistsTue, 23 Oct 2018 15:45:00 GMT
A woman from the Traveller community who was verbally abused at a Dublin university has blamed presidential candidate Peter Casey for emboldening those with racist views in society.
Women left bloodied and battered should have right to abortion in the North, says MPTue, 23 Oct 2018 15:35:00 GMT
Diana Johnson wants to bring in a modernised Act of Parliament in England and Wales in the hope Northern Ireland will follow suit.
Watchdog ‘frustrated’ over lack of progress in tackling paramilitariesTue, 23 Oct 2018 15:25:00 GMT
The lack of a devolved government at Stormont has had an impact on efforts to combat the terror gangs, the IRC said.
Former DUP minister admits he was involved in RHI leak to top civil servantTue, 23 Oct 2018 15:23:00 GMT
Ex-economy minister Simon Hamilton admitted it was ‘not his proudest moment’.
Jet makes emergency landing in Shannon after passenger falls illTue, 23 Oct 2018 15:30:00 GMT
A transatlantic jet has made an emergency landing at Shannon Airport this afternoon after a passenger fell ill.
Gardaí confirm remains found 17 years ago belong to missing Aengus 'Gussie' ShanahanTue, 23 Oct 2018 13:52:00 GMT
The father of missing Limerick man Aengus ‘Gussie’ Shanahan has described “being struck by a thunderbolt” after receiving confirmation from gardaí that skeletal remains found 17 years ago are that of his son.
Supreme Court to decide if Catherine Nevin's murder conviction can be used to disinherit her estateTue, 23 Oct 2018 13:31:00 GMT
The Supreme Court must decide whether Catherine Nevin’s conviction for the murder of her husband can be relied on by his family in their bid to ensure her estate does not benefit from his.
More work needed to disrupt paramilitarism in Northern Ireland – watchdogTue, 23 Oct 2018 13:21:00 GMT
Criminality linked to terror groups should be prioritised by the PSNI, the Independent Reporting Commission said.
Former minister regrets not doing more to help limit RHI damageTue, 23 Oct 2018 13:20:00 GMT
Simon Hamilton conceded an October 2016 report drafted by officials was “flawed” and “shoddy”.