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‘Abortion is not a divisive issue. And we need to stop treating it in Ireland as if it is’

‘Abortion is not a divisive issue. And we need to stop treating it in Ireland as if it is’

In a revealing interview, Colm O’Gorman talks about his past, his politics, his passions as he hits back at his critics

'The Labour Party will see a recovery at the next election, whenever it comes'

'The Labour Party will see a recovery at the next election, whenever it comes'

In her first wide-ranging interview since stepping down as Labour leader, Joan Burton talks about her relationship with Enda Kenny, her former deputy leader Alan Kelly – and how she still believes that her party has a future

Profile: Peter Charleton – on his guard

Profile: Peter Charleton – on his guard

Though known as a model of rigorous efficiency, the Supreme Court justice surprised everybody with his quick exit from the traps

Profile: Michelle O’Neill, the frontwoman

Profile: Michelle O’Neill, the frontwoman

The fast-talking new leader of Sinn Féin in the North

‘I don’t protest at the drop of a hat. I challenge the system’

‘I don’t protest at the drop of a hat. I challenge the system’

Clare Daly has been a thorn in the side of the Irish establishment for more than a decade. In a candid interview, the Independents 4 Change TD lays out her uncompromising approach to politics

'A classic civil servant' - Britain's new man in Brussels

'A classic civil servant' - Britain's new man in Brussels

Barrow was ambassador to Russia at height of Ukraine crisis

Profile: Angela Merkel

Profile: Angela Merkel

Merkel’s last stand?

Humphreys wants ‘positive discrimination’ for rural areas

Humphreys wants ‘positive discrimination’ for rural areas

Plan includes calls for businesses to locate operations outside urban centres

Profile: Rex Tillerson: That’s oil, folks

Profile: Rex Tillerson: That’s oil, folks

Tillerson was last week confirmed as Donald Trump’s nominee for US Secretary of State

Who is Trump's new Secretary of State?

Who is Trump's new Secretary of State?

Rex Tillerson's Russia ties and environmental record likely to face scrutiny

We have to design a system that suits the Irish situation

We have to design a system that suits the Irish situation

The provost of Trinity College, Paddy Prendergast, believes his main job is to convince the government to spend more on third level education

Nicola Sturgeon: 'There's no easy way out of Brexit'

Nicola Sturgeon: 'There's no easy way out of Brexit'

Scotland's First Minister tells Hugh O'Connell about the post-Brexit challenges ahead

Brexit's a 'done deal' - but Arlene Foster isn't sure what the North will end up with

Brexit's a 'done deal' - but Arlene Foster isn't sure what the North will end up with

Foster is certain about many things. The North's position after Brexit is unclear, however

Exclusive interview: “I’m a realist...you don’t always get what you want”

Exclusive interview: “I’m a realist...you don’t always get what you want”

Mary Mitchell O’Connor has had a bruising time of it lately - but she maintains that her ministerial job is ‘wonderful’

Profile Rhona Mahony: A difficult delivery

Profile Rhona Mahony: A difficult delivery

Mahony is guiding the National Maternity Hospital in what has become a protracted turf war