US first lady Michelle Obama declares the Special Olympics open at the Opening Ceremony at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California, USA, on Saturday. Photograph: EPA

Ireland’s athletes received one of the loudest cheers of the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games on Saturday night as they marched in(...)

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Sean Fitzpatrick leaving the Central Criminal Court. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The jury has been discharged in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick over the alleged failure to disclose millions of eur(...)

Jurors in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick have been told that legal arguments are still ongoing. Photograph: Courts Collins

Jurors in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick have been told that legal arguments are still ongoing and that they must retu(...)

A Burnaby Edwardian has been given a modern makeover during the past decade with an eye to comfort as well as good looks. The result is a house whe(...)

Sean FitzPatrick: he is charged with failing to disclose the true value of loans given to him, or people connected to him, by Irish Nationwide Building Society from 2002 to 2007 while he was an officer of Anglo Irish Bank. Photograph: David Sleator

Evidence in the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick, who allegedly failed to disclose the true value of multi-million euro loan(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick arriving at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court on  Tuesday. Photograph: Courts Collins.

The jury has been sworn in for the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick who is accused of failing to disclose the true value of (...)

 Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Courts Collins.

A jury will be sworn in for the trial of former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick tomorrow.Mr FitzPatrick (66) of Whitshed Road, Greystones, (...)

Former chairman and chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank is charged in the District Court with 12 counts of failing to disclose to auditors Ernst & Young the true value of loans worth. Photograph: Eric Luke/Irish Times

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán Fitzpatrick will go on trial on April 13th on charges of failing to disclose loans from another bank.Mr Fitzpa(...)

A garda examines the house  at Redford Park, Greystones, Co Wicklow,  where a man  was shot and injured at the front door of his  home on Monday night. Photograh: Colin Keegan/Collins

Gardaí are trying to establish a motive for a gun attack in Greystones, Co Wicklow, that has left a man seriously ill in hospital. Detectives investi(...)