Mary Regan

Mary Regan

A moment of Irish history ends a long, painful struggle

A moment of Irish history ends a long, painful struggle

Yesterday’s victory for the Yes side will serve as catharsis for a generation of Irish women who had endured painful experiences

Post Podcast - As the campaigns wind down, it's over to the voters

Post Podcast - As the campaigns wind down, it's over to the voters

Mary Regan is joined by Hugh O'Connell for the latest Post Podcast.

Expert on Savita case says he will back a vote for Yes

Expert on Savita case says he will back a vote for Yes

The author of the report into the death of Savita Halappanavar will arrive in Ireland tomorrow to...

On the doorsteps with a conflicted Coveney and a converted Martin

On the doorsteps with a conflicted Coveney and a converted Martin

By speaking from the heart, the Tánaiste and the Fianna Fáil leader have ended up taking the middle ground on the abortion debate

How the government’s unlucky 13 was halted

How the government’s unlucky 13 was halted

The plan to set the ‘digital age of consent’ at 13 followed a poor level of public engagement and concerns over the undue influence of tech companies on government policy

ISPCC: €2m Vodafone deal didn’t affect decision

ISPCC: €2m Vodafone deal didn’t affect decision

The ISPCC said its €2 million partnership with Vodafone did not influence its decision to advoc...

Waters severs ties with website linked to controversial priest

Waters severs ties with website linked to controversial priest

Journalist claims Frontpage.org ‘resiled from promoting ‘counter-cultural perspectives’

The politicians say: Be afraid, be very afraid

The politicians say: Be afraid, be very afraid

Instead of reassuring the Irish public in the face of the cervical smear crisis, politicians have stirred up more anxiety to deflect blame

Bots, fake ads and the war for the Eighth Amendment

Bots, fake ads and the war for the Eighth Amendment

Despite Google’s blanket ban on referendum ads, the online space will remain a crucial battleground

Nearly 100 child sex abuse victims left waiting over a year for access to treatment

Nearly 100 child sex abuse victims left waiting over a year for access to treatment

Cari said it has over 90 children waiting more than a year for treatment, including around 65 who have been abused and 25 who are displaying risky sexual behaviour and pose a risk themselves

Caught on the back foot

Caught on the back foot

What could the government have done differently last week? Here are five things to start with

Post Podcast: Finding answers for the women of Ireland

Post Podcast: Finding answers for the women of Ireland

Public Affairs Editor Mary Regan is joined by Health Editor Susan Mitchell on the latest Post Podcast

The memo and all the unasked questions

The memo and all the unasked questions

Everyone’s asking where accountability should lie for this crisis. But much of the confusion could have been avoided if Harris and his officials had done their homework properly

Democracy for sale in social media’s Wild West

Democracy for sale in social media’s Wild West

Almost everyone on Facebook is being targeted by ads in the run-up to the referendum. Many are spreading ‘fake news’ and paid for by groups not based in Ireland, or groups about which nothing at all is known

Ireland could become base of operations for Cambridge Analytica ‘clones’, senator claims

Ireland could become base of operations for Cambridge Analytica ‘clones’, senator claims

Some TDs and senators have expressed concern that data protection laws currently going through the Oireachtas will allow political parties or candidates to process personal data relating to political opinions