Mr Justice Alan Mahon says Gerry Beades had not established a credible or arguable defence.

Businessman Gerry Beades, who claimed he was duped into signing a guarantee for a €255,000 loan, has lost his appeal over a summary judgment order gra(...)

Socialist Party TD Ruth Coppinger, who lives in Blanchardstown, said: “My car was broken into before Christmas. That’s a regular feature and people don’t even report it.” File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Politicians in some rural areas had “jumped on the bandwagon” with claims that rural crime was worsening faster than urban crime as an electioneering (...)

Twenty two children who featured in a RTÉ documentary about alleged mistreatment of children at a Dublin crèche have secured settlements of between €40,000 and €75,000 each in settlement of their High Court actions.

Twenty two children who featured in a RTÉ documentary about alleged mistreatment of children at a Dublin crèche have secured settlements of between €4(...)

The request by the tourist assistance service was made in a letter in recent months to Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald and posted on Tuesday to the lobbying register. Photograph: The Irish Times

A tourism body wants the Government to provide a seven-day Dublin city centre drop-in centre for visitors who fall victim to crimes such as robbery an(...)

Following a two-day appeal hearing last month the Certified Public Accountants reversed its findings against its former president  Tom Keane.

The Certified Public Accountants (CPA) institute has overturned two findings of professional misconduct against its former president following an app(...)

Finger on the pulse: Ryan Tubridy on   the set of the 2015 Late Late Toy Show with a stormtrooper from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, a movie which itself has been a big hit with audiences since its recent release. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The Late Late Toy Show was once again by far the most watched programme on Irish television last year. An average of more than 1.5 million people wa(...)

Hiqa inspectors have found major instances of non-compliance  in nursing homes in Co Dublin, Co Cork, Co Limerick and Co Mayo. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Major instances of non-compliance with standards have been found in nursing homes in Co Dublin, Co Cork, Co Limerick and Co Mayo, a series of reports (...)

Stormont Gate Lodge by Colin Davidson (the Northern Ireland artist who painted the recent Time magazine cover portrait of Angela Merkel), an oil-on-canvas, 60cm x 76cm, estimated at €2,000-€3,000. See morganodriscoll.com.

In Bray, Co Wicklow an auction of fine art and furniture will take place at Mullen’s Laurel Park, on Monday (January 11th) at 11am with over 850 lots (...)

Bleach Box by Cian Donnelly, from Periodical Review #5

Periodical Review #5 NCAD Gallery and Pallas Projects, Dublin **** Pallas Projects, tucked away at the end of an alley off the Coombe in Dubli(...)

Smuggler's Creek Inn, Rossnowlagh, Co Donegal
Barfly: A walk to the pub

ULSTER Smugglers Creek, Rossnowlagh, Co Donegal It’s hard to be anywhere in Donegal and not be in walking country. The hills, valleys and coastlin(...)