Padraic Rhatigan. He said discussions between Rhatigans and representatives of Beltany and Goldman Sachs took place but broke down for a number of reasons

Companies in the Rhatigan property group have claimed an international equity fund is trying to get control of some of its assets, including the Radis(...)

Donovan: performing at Dublin Castle in the Temple Bar Tradfest on Saturday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Big game shows Dubliners are spoiled for choice with late screenings of the Super Bowl XLIX, on Sunday evening, in 14 city-centre venues, including D(...)

Comedian Tommy Tiernan returns to Vicar Street this Friday and Saturday with his Out of the Whirlwind show. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Super Bowl XLIXIf you’re distraught at the prospect of being stranded five thousand miles from what is arguably the world’s greatest sporting spectacl(...)

Radisson Blu Hotel on Golden Lane in Dublin: four-star hotel was said to be trading well when the loans were sold in December. Photograph: Eric Luke

Developer Padraic Rhatigan is understood to be close to refinancing an €80 million debt due on properties that include a high-profile hotel and offi(...)

A great free day out in the West for Lego-mad young people aged 9 to 17- and their Lego-mad parents and teachers- is to be had at the Radisson Blu (...)

India to Nepal by Bus   The Indian and Nepalese governments have just officially inaugurated the first-ever bus service between the two (...)

Retirees facing cuts of up to 20 per cent in their incomes Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Barr y O’HalloranAer Lingus shareholders have voted overwhelmingly in favour of the airline’s plan to make a once-off €191 million payment to a new pe(...)

 Trust, a social and health agency working with the homeless, assisted people of 15 nationalities in a recent week. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

In just two days this month 54 people attended a social and health agency premises in Dublin’s Liberties. Trust, a non-denominational, befriending, s(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he hoped “legitimate concerns” over water charges that had been expressed “very forcibly and very vociferously” over the last fortnight would be addressed in “final and clear” decisions by the Government.   Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the public will have “clarity” and “confirmation” on details of water charges next week. Speaking in Galway, where up to(...)

Jan Serfontein: The South African centre will win his 17th international cap when he lines out against Ireland on Saturday. photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

Under a stairwell in the Radisson Hotel Jan Serfontein is asked the only question of the day for which he has no real answer. Do you know Jared Payne (...)