Séamus and Philomena Lappin, Corran, Tassagh, Co Armagh, were given a number of loan facilities by AIB between September 2007 and October 2009.

AIB is seeking summary judgment for €6.6 million against a couple over alleged default on loans to buy and build property. Séamus and Philomena Lappi(...)

Seán Conlan denies he harassed and bullied his former secretarial assistant, Cathy  Shevlin, and alleges she shared sensitive tally information with potential political rivals

A Fine Gael TD couriered a letter, written on his own Dáil headed paper, to a small business owner informing her she would be summonsed to an Employme(...)

Gardaí are trying to establish if all of the attacks were carried out by the same gang who selected their victims apparently believing they held cash in their homes from their  businesses.

Gardaí are trying to establish if an attack on a family in their home, during which children were threatened with hammers and locked into a cupboard, (...)

 Fine Gael TD Seán Conlan (second left)  at  the Employment Appeals Tribunal yesterday. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

A prominent Fine Gael backbencher has denied he harassed and bullied a former staff member, alleging she shared sensitive tally information with pote(...)

Thomas Hughes’s grave at Broomfield, Co Monaghan. Photograph: Carrickmacross Workhouse Cemetery

In the old cemetery at Broomfield, Co Monaghan, near where I grew up, is the grave of a man named Thomas Hughes. He died in 1942, and what I kn(...)

Phoebe McCallan (left), overall winner, and Bryony Way (8) with their mothers Hayley Way and Michelle Watts, all from Portsmouth, England, at the Universal Royalty pageant, which was held at Corrigan’s pub in Castleblayney. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A controversial US child beauty pageant could be making its return to Ireland later this year. Universal Royalty Beauty Pageant made head(...)

The greatest threat to the next generation of women is not fertility rights, female circumcision, the gender pay gap or the emergence of a rape cultur(...)