An engineer has lost his High Court challenge over a proposed wind farm near his home at Kells, Co Meath. John Callaghan had claimed a”fundamentally u(...)

Paul Kenny, the general secretary of the GMB union. “How do you build a family life on zero hours? It’s beyond me. There was an Italian, previously a finance minister who was scratching his head. A Dutch guy with factories in the UK was doing the same.”

The meeting-table in the London office of Paul Kenny, the general secretary of the GMB union, is home to a stone taken from the ruins of the cottage w(...)

It is alleged An Bord Pleanála decided the proposed development has “strategic infrastructural status” which means a planning application can be made directly to the board with no public involvement in the environmental-impact assessment

An engineer opposed to a proposed wind farm in Co Meath claims the development has a “fundamentally unfair” planning procedure. He said there is no (...)

A screen-grab of the home page of oblivious.ie – a politics website operated by a group of transition year students from St Attracta’s CS, Tubbercurry in Sligo

A survey of almost 250 students across four secondary schools has found that politicians are trusted by only one in 10 teenagers. The majority of thos(...)

A body which may  be that of Brendan Megraw is removed at Oristown bog, near Kells, Co Meath, today. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire 0:35

Human remains which may be those of Brendan Megraw, who went missing in April 1978, have been recovered from a bog in Co Meath. Remains were removed f(...)

A piece on Brendan Megraw in the book The Disappeared Of Northern Ireland’s Troubles which collates the personal stories of 14 of the families affected. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire 0:35

Human remains believed to be those of Brendan Megraw, who was `disappeared’ by the IRA in 1978, were recovered at a Co Meath bog today.His family has (...)

David Drumm: has been living in the US for the past five years and has refused to return to Ireland to face questioning about his role at Anglo Irish Bank

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm, architect of the illegal Maple 10 loans-for-shares scheme, faces h(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly: agreed to fast-track it and directed a statement of claim be delivered this week.

A legal row that has “sterlised” the planned €1.35 million sale of Bellamy’s pub in Ballsbridge, Dublin, has come before the Commercial (...)

Kieran Megraw, brother of Brendan Megraw  from West Belfast, has made a fresh appeal for the whereabouts of his brother’s body. He vanished in April 1978 and is thought to have been secretly buried at a spot near Kells, Co Meath. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

The brother of a man kidnapped and killed by the IRA 35 years ago has made a fresh appeal for information about the location of his body.Newlywed Bren(...)

Haunted Spooktacular Horror Farm in Kells, Co Meath

When you call Nightmares Fear Factory in Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, they answer the phone by saying “nightmares”. The attraction has generated a (...)