Derek Quinlan, for chairman of Quinlan Private outside Claridges in London in 2006. Photographer Alan Weller/Bloomberg

Derek Quinlan, one of Ireland’s most prolific property financiers in the boom years, was appearing before the banking inquiry on Thursday. Mr Quinlan,(...)

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Moya Doherty lives in Howth, Co Dublin My mother told me that before I was born, in Enniskillen hospital, the doctor came in to look at her, and said(...)

Riverdance perform for Queen Elizabeth at the Convention Centre in Dublin in 2011

Riverdance Ltd will tomorrow ask the High Court to restrain Co Kerry music promoter Michael Carr from staging “illicit unauthorised” Riverdance sho(...)

Recent arrivals have been able to link in with long-established Irish communities via technology  rather than in the local Irish pub

In their working paper for a proposed “strategy for the Irish diaspora” in 2008, National University of Ireland researchers Mark Boyle and Rob (...)