Solicitor Gerald Kean: his barrister argued that there was no conduct of a disgraceful or morally culpable nature, or any gross negligence on his part. Photograph: Alan Betson/The irish Times

Solicitor Gerald Kean made “elaborate and increasingly desperate” efforts over months to cover up his alleged failures in dealing with a client’s cas(...)

Mary Lou McDonald. Photograph: Eric Luke

A handy day to ease the Dáil back to irrelevance after a long layoff. But although the new season kicked off yesterday afternoon, it seems the tran(...)

The byelections to replace two TDs who have been elected to the European parliament, will take place on Friday, October 10th, Taoiseach Enda Kenny h(...)

Gerald Kean, at the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal in Smithfield, Dublin in November last year. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Solicitor Gerald Kean’s denial of complaints made against him by a former client was “incoherent, confused and made very, very little sense”, the Law (...)

The Pajero was 10 years old last week so I went into a garage and asked a salesman what price was on the nice little Toyota Freelander with the 2009 r(...)

Labour leader and Tánaiste Joan Burton: attended a party convention in Ballaghaderreen last night to support the Labour candidate in the Roscommon-South Leitrim byelection, Senator John Kelly. File photograph by Alan Betson.

The race to fill the Dáil seat vacated by Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan in Roscommon-South Leitrim is heating up with Labour and Sinn Féin entering the fray t(...)

A byelection has been ordered to fill a vacancy arising in Seanad Éireann following the election of Fine Gael’s Deirdre Clune to the European Parliament. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A byelection has been ordered to fill a vacancy arising in Seanad Éireann following the election of Fine Gael’s Deirdre Clune to the European Parliame(...)

Cllr Maura Hopkins pictured with Taoiseach Enda Kenny. She was last night selected as the Fine Gael candidate for the Roscommon-South Leitrim byelection. Photograph: Fine Gael/Twitter

Cllr Maura Hopkins was last night selected as the Fine Gael candidate for the Roscommon-South Leitrim byelection.A date for the election to replace fo(...)

Sinn Féin’s Cathal King: to contest Dublin South West byelection. Photograph: South Dublin County Council

Women’s groups have expressed disappointment in Sinn Féin for not selecting a female candidate for the Dublin South West byelection.The National Women(...)

Stuart King from Ashbourne, Co Meath (foreground) and other DeLorean owners at the meeting of the DeLorean Owners of Ireland Association at Carrigallen, Co Leitrim.

Leitrim man Mervyn Richardson remembers being pulled over by gardaí one day – and his relief when he found that they just wanted to sit into his ca(...)