Independent TD Michael Lowry  denies charges of allegedly filing incorrect income tax returns for the year 2002 and of conniving in the alleged delivery by his company Garuda of incorrect corporation tax returns for the years ending 2002 and 2006.

The DPP has incorrectly placed “centre stage” an Appeals Commissioner finding that Michael Lowry misappropriated €372,000 from a company of his in 200(...)

A file image of PJ Mara from 1983. He was Charles Haughey’s press officer and confidant in the 1980s and Bertie Ahern’s director of elections for each of the three-in-a-row victories between 1997 and 2007. File photograph: Peter Thursfield/The Irish Times

PJ Mara was a flamboyant, larger-than-life character who played a central role in Fianna Fáil for more than three decades. He was Charles Haughey’s (...)

Independent TD Michael Lowry pictured at the Four Courts during a High Court hearing. Photograph: Courts Collins

The Revenue Appeals Commissioners clearly found that Independent TD Michael Lowry misappropriated some €372,000 from his own company in 2002, lawyers (...)

Ruth Parks: was made redundant following her return to work after maternity leave

A Northern Ireland finance manager who was made redundant following her return to work after maternity leave has settled a claim alleging sex discrimi(...)

Michael Lowry TD alleges the decision to transfer his trial to Dublin breaches his rights and amounts to his being punished for being popular with voters in Co Tipperary. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Independent TD Michael Lowry claims the DPP is pursuing an “improper policy” of pursuing him over alleged tax offences. A Revenue Appeals Commissio(...)

Businessman Frank Cushnahan. The committee has reportedly sent him a list of 39 questions for written reply

The chairman of a Stormont scrutiny body investigating the controversial purchase of a Nama £1.24 billion property portfolio has “firmly rejected” cla(...)

Saoirse Ronan in Brooklyn: There is no significant British investment in Ronan’s frame. The BBC has not financed Michael Fassbender’s left leg

Relations have not always been sweet between the two largest islands in our archipelago. After a millennium of atrocity, outrage, and misunderstanding(...)

Full Tilt Poker’s Irish arm reported profits of €3.3 million in 2014 and net assets at the end of the year were €2 million. Photograph: Luca Francesco Giovanni Bertolli/Getty Images/iStockphoto

Website Full Tilt Poker’s Irish arm earned more than €3 million in profits last year, according to accounts just filed by the Dublin-based business. (...)

Cerberus Capital Management’s purchase of Project Eagle loans from Nama last year for £1.2 billion is at the centre of a number of investigations. Photograph: Eric Luke

Nama hired two firms caught in the fallout from the controversial sale of its Project Eagle Northern Ireland loans to work on the deal itself, documen(...)

Handout satellite image issued by the University of Dundee, taken on Thursday which shows Storm Abigaill as it moves across Ireland and then northwards. Photograph: PA

A wind warning remains in place until 9pm on Friday night as Storm Abigail - the first officially named storm in both Ireland and the UK - moves north(...)