Former Labour senator Jack Harte: Tánaiste Joan Burton paid tribute to a committed campaigner for social justice.   Photograph: Eric Luke

Tánaiste and Labour Party leader Joan Burton has led tributes to former Labour senator Jack Harte, who has died. Mr Harte was a former trade union off(...)

Gardaí who were called to a house in  Landscape Park,  Churchtown, south Dublin,  found the bodies of a couple, said to be in their 80s, in the sitting room of the house.

The bodies of an elderly couple were discovered in a house in Landscape Park, Churchtown, south Dublin, on Monday night. Gardaí who were called to the(...)

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell, arriving back to Gorse Hill in Killiney after a High Court Hearing into an application for a trespass order was adjourned. John Martin from the ‘New Land League’ (right) opened the gates. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dublin solicitor Brian O’Donnell arrived back at the Killiney property on Thursday night – and into a situation where a member of the Land League got (...)

John Martin of the New Land League, pictured on the property of Gorse Hill, the Killiney mansion at the centre of the O’Donnell eviction dispute. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A member of the New Land League blockading the O’Donnell family house in Killiney has threatened to take an action against broadcaster Vincent Browne (...)

Brian O Donnell is seen leaving Gorse Hill in  Killiney on Thursday morning. Photograph: Photocall Ireland

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell claims he and his wife have paid €700 million to banks worldwide, but Bank of Ireland is the only one to have “persecuted us(...)

The O’Donnell home, Gorse Hill, on Vico road, Killiney, Co Dublin. The house has been assigned on foot of a claim for debts in excess of €70m owed to Bank of Ireland. Photograph:  Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

A Bank of Ireland-appointed receiver is expected to go to the High Court in Dublin this Thursday morning to seek a trespass injunction aimed at gettin(...)

Jerry Beades (left) and John Martin of the New Land League, at Gorse Hill , the home of the O’Donnell family, on Vico Road, Killiney, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Moves by Bank of Ireland to remove Brian and Mary Patricia O’Donnell from the family’s house, Gorse Hill on Vico Road, Killiney are expected to contin(...)

Broadcaster Vincent Browne (right) and other members of the media entered  the grounds of Gorse Hill on Wednesday. Photograph: Tim O’Brien 0:45

A reported 4pm deadline for Brian and Mary O’Donnell to leave their home on Vico Road in Killiney has passed without incident. As the deadline approac(...)

Representatives of the bank receiver posting documents on the order of the court on the gate of  the O’Donnell family home, Gorse Hill. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times 1:01

Notices warning property developer Brian O’Donnell and his wife Mary Patricia not to interfere with a receiver’s attempts to take possession of the(...)

 A  Land League protester in the grounds of Gorse Hill, Brian O’Donnell’s house in  Killiney. Photograph: Eric Luke

Vico Road, the quietly wealthy road above the sea in Killiney, is an unlikely setting for repossession stakeouts and New Land League protests. Early (...)