There are several accomplished portrait painters around today to tackle Brian Cowen. Photograph: Eric Luke

It’s not surprising that most of the portraits of former taoisigh hanging in Leinster House do not scale the heights of artistic excellence. However, (...)

Bursary boy: David Zaworski featured in ‘The Scholarship’, which hit a perfect observational balance

Many private schools offer scholarships. Most are based on academic or musical excellence, but Belvedere College, the all-boys Jesuit school in Dublin(...)

 The car former FF councillor and election candidate Ger Killally was driving when he was injured yesterday. Photograph:  Colin Keegan, Collins.

Gardaí are trying to establish if the complex failed business dealings of a close friend and election running mate of former taoiseach B(...)