Brian Farrell presents televised coverage of the 1973 general election

‘Pioneer of political science’ also remembered as inspiring lecturer

Ombudsman Peter Tyndall says giving the office constitutional status would increase public confidence. Photograph: Alan Betson

Tyndall says change would reinforce independence and reassure the public

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Tribute paid by editors to contribution of independent 20th-century periodicals

Frederick Gibson Heuston (known as Fred), joined the Royal Irish Fusiliers and was part of the mass invasion at Suvla Bay on August 6th-7th 1915. He was killed on August 15th

The moving stories of those with connections to the Co Wicklow town are resurrected

Managing editor of The Irish Times Eoin McVey (left) with Séamus McCague at the funeral of Louis O’Neill at the Star of the Sea Church in Sandymount today. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Funeral of former group managing director hears of family man who achieved much

Former PD leader Des O’Malley with Mary Harney at the launch of his memoir Conduct Unbecoming in the Mansion House in Dublin last night. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Pat Rabbitte says memoir dealt with Haughey’s leadership of Fianna Fáil and setting up of the PDs

 Mary and Martin McAleese with TK Whitaker during yesterday's SDLP lunch in his honour. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

‘Greatest Living Irish Person’ honoured at lunch organised by the SDLP in Dublin’s Convention Centre

Michael Laffan (left) at the launch of his biography of WT Cosgrave at the Royal Irish Academy yesterday with  former taoiseach Liam Cosgrave,  and Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Photograph: Johnny Bambury

Former taoiseach says book the result of exhaustive and meticulous research

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