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Irish Cancer Society expects to take 'huge hit' financially after cancelling Daffodil Day
The charity cancelled it’s major fundraising events amid concern around the coronavirus.
Minister: 'We need to start talking openly about fertility, sex and life in general post-cancer'
Today, Simon Harris launched the National Cancer Survivorship Needs Assessment, called Living With and Beyond Cancer in Ireland.
'It was like being hit by a truck at 100 miles per hour' - Former TDs on the devastation of losing their seats
High-profile casualties of the election have opened up about the pain of not being reelected.
Averil Power defends using taxpayers' money to print 73,000 calendars
The independent senator said there’s “a world of difference” between her calendars and Christmas cards.
These politicians did a mortifying fashion show on TV3 this morning
We’d advise them all to stick to the day job.
Former Fianna Fáil senator Averil Power to stand in next general election
She has said the success of the Adoption Bill has been the instigator for her participation.
Cork Mayor launches attack on Fianna Fáil as he resigns from party
Alan Coleman is not impressed with Micheál Martin.
Back to the future: Haughey could be running for the Dáil after tomorrow night
The son of the late former taoiseach is the favourite to take the Fianna Fáil nomination in Dublin Bay North.
Just 5 of Fianna Fáil's election hopefuls are female*
*So far.
Don't hold your breath for that new political party...
Analysis: The latest stories about a new party being imminent are nothing new.
'Cute-hoorism of the worst kind': Averil Power has ANOTHER go at Fianna Fáil
The senator has launched another attack on her former party.
Is Averil Power about to enter the 'Battle of the Bay'?
The former Fianna Fáil senator is being tipped to run as an independent in the next general election.
Our newest Senator is 'dismayed' at being denied entry to independent group
Averil Power got the nod, but Gerard Craughwell did not.
After Averil's shock departure, how do other parties shape up in terms of women?
We spoke to all of the main parties about reaching the 30% gender quota.
'Averil did us an amazing disservice and I feel like her inconvenient truth'
Dublin councillor Paul McAuliffe on why his emotions went from disappointment to deflation and then finally to anger on Monday.
'It did not happen': Barry Cowen insists Averil Power wasn't laughed at
The Fianna Fáil TD gave his version of events to today.
Lucinda denies Yes Kilkenny page was a 'front' for Renua
The party’s leader has dismissed any wrongdoing.
Are you more likely to vote for an independent TD?
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
Whatever about What Averil Did Next, what about the future of the Soldiers of Destiny?
How will the party cope with the sudden loss of Averil Power – aka 50% of its female parliamentarians?
Averil Power gets new office after Fianna Fáil tell her to make way for new TD
The independent senator was asked to leave her office in Leinster House just hours after her resignation from the party.
As Fianna Fáil weathers its week from hell, two former ministers are planning comebacks
Martin Mansergh and John Curran, please step forward.
A 'male and stale' Fianna Fáil welcomed its newest TD to Leinster House today
Bobby Aylward’s arrival in the Dáil has been somewhat overshadowed by the Averil Power resignation.
Disaster for Fianna Fáil as prominent Yes Equality campaigner quits
Meanwhile, Senator Averil Power said she was “laughed at and made feel like an eejit” for suggesting colleagues campaign for a Yes vote.
Will Fine Gael and Labour come to blows over Aer Lingus sale?
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
Poll: Will you vote for Fianna Fáil in the next general election?
Senator Averil Power’s departure has led to questions about the party.
'She's done a hatchet job on Micheál Martin': Averil Power's former pals aren't happy
Fianna Fáil TDs and Senators hit back at their former colleague yesterday.
Averil Power said A LOT of harsh things about Fianna Fáil today
The independent senator launched a scathing attack on her now-former party today.
Micheál Martin comes out swinging against Averil Power... and she's swung back
It’s on.
Averil Power launches scathing attack on Fianna Fáil as she quits party
The Senator described Micheál Martin as “a leader without any followers” and said the party is “simply not fit for government”.
Turns out no one wants a 21-year-old president
Spare a thought for Niall Horan.
13 heroes of the Yes campaign
The Irish people have voted for same-sex marriage but some campaigners deserve a special mention.
Senator: I don't think it's appropriate to teach children about same-sex marriage
The No side has dismissed claims they’re using “dirty tactics”.
Politicians tell us why they're voting Yes or No
Do you support same-sex marriage?
Some older gay people are 'excruciatingly lonely' and 'struggle to exist'
Pat Carey has said many people of his generation have contacted him since he came out publicly.
'It took me 65-and-a-bit years to summon up the courage to talk about being gay'
Pat Carey said he’d like to get married, but might have left it too late.
Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine
Fianna Fáil’s Averil Power also spoke to about Micheál Martin’s leadership.
'If my daughter was raped I'd never force her to carry a child'
“I’m very conscious that I was an unwanted pregnancy.”
'I've seen children using e-cigs and that is terrifying'
If passed, a new bill will mean ‘vaping’ becomes subject to the same regulation as ordinary cigarettes