Former Garda Denis O’Sullivan granted High Court leave on Tuesday to serve proceedings on a Sark, Channel Islands, newspaper alleging defamation of him.

Former garda Denis O’Sullivan was granted High Court leave on Tuesday to serve proceedings on a Sark, Channel Islands, newspaper alleging defamation (...)

Renua Ireland leader Lucinda Creighton. The party will make the flat rate suggestion in its pre-budget submission. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Renua Ireland will propose a flat rate income tax of 23 per cent when it publishes its pre-budget submission on Monday. The party has made a flat tax(...)

Four luxury cruise liners arrived in Dublin early on Wednesday bringing some 13,000 tourists to the city.  Photograph: Johnny Bambury/ Fennell Photography.

Four luxury cruise liners arrived in Dublin early on Wednesday bringing some 13,000 tourists to the city. Dublin Port Company said the passengers fro(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe. Mr Donohoe  has announced an agreement between the Road Safety Authority and the Canadian province of  Manitoba allowing for the exchange of Irish driving licences for Canadian ones. Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin.

A second Canadian province has agreed to the exchange of Irish driving licences for Canadian ones, according to Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe(...)

 Exiles player James Acton who is now living in France, pictured with his sister Denise Acton who now lives in Australia, after The Exiles v Tuam Stars charity game in Tuam. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

No sympathy, no injuries, just “very high quality” play. Seán Murphy had three simple aims when he and fellow members of the Tuam Stars GAA football c(...)

 Then chief executive of Baltimore Technologies Fran Rooney in 2000. Photograph: Pat Langan

I bought a small number of shares in Baltimore Technologies in 2000. Am I correct in thinking that these are of no value now?Mr TR, email Baltimore wa(...)

Wicklow Independent TD  Stephen Donnelly. File Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Independent TD Stephen Donnelly has been criticised by other members of the banking inquiry committee for his decision to resign in protest at the Go(...)

Chi-Chi Nwanoku is a double bassist and a founder member of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment

Chi-Chi Nwanoku is a double bassist and a founder member of the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. The eldest of five children of a Nigerian fathe(...)

The Supreme Court decision will affect  about 140 Irish-based customers who had accounts at the Isle of Man branch before National Irish Bank closed its operation there in 2002. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

The Supreme Court has ordered the former National Irish Bank (NIB) to disclose to the Revenue Commissioners details of Irish residents who had account(...)

 Local fishing boats pass  the Queen Elizabeth Cruise Liner, which is on a one-day visit to Dun Laoghaire today(Wed). The ship belonging to the Cunard Line, is making it’s fifth port of call, on a 10-day cruise of Britain and Ireland.
. Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES

Dún Laoghaire is displaying a distinctly Mediterranean hue today as the flower-bedecked port welcomes an estimated 2,000 visitors from the Cunard Line(...)