A file image of David Byrne of Raleigh Square, Crumlin, who was shot dead at by a gang of armed men at the Regency Hotel in Dublin. Photograph:  Paddy Cummins

The man murdered by a six-strong gang during a shooting attack at a packed boxing event in north Dublin’s Regency Hotel had escaped serious conviction(...)

Police and forensic officers attend the scene of a shooting at the Regency Airport Hotel in Dublin,  February 5th, 2016. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Gardaí are fearful an intense period of gangland feuding has started in Dublin after at least four armed men opened fire at a boxing weigh-in open to (...)

Dublin duo Michael Fitzsimons and Cian O’Sullivan keep Kerry’s Tommy Walsh under wraps during the Allianz Football League Division One game at Croke Park. Photograph:  Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Dublin 2-14 Kerry 0-14 In the end it turned out much as expected. Dublin, with a stronger selection and more energy, confirmed the trend of recent me(...)

Kerry’s Colm Cooper with James McCarthy and Philly McMahon of Dublin during last September’s All-Ireland final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It’s little over four months since the counties met in the All-Ireland final but Dublin and Kerry are back in Croke Park this evening for the opening (...)

Emily O’Reilly: How many more lives might be saved or public health further safeguarded if the tobacco directive had been even stricter, if clever lobbyists hadn’t been able to nibble around its edges? Photograph: Bartlomiej Zborowski/EPA

Lobbyists do a very straightforward job. They try to influence legislators to do things, or not to do things, that affect the bottom line of the peopl(...)

Fatboy Slim is probably the artist most closely associated with Brighton’s Skint label, but he wasn’t the only horse in the stable. Initia(...)

‘Musicians, their managers and many others are frustrated. The black box of hidden transactions in the music business, while maybe not illegal, is a recipe for chicanery,’ says musician David Byrne. Photograph:  Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Musicians are known for speaking out on issues such as human rights, politics and the environment. They are less known for speaking out about how the (...)

A family member shows a photograph of  David Byrne on her  phone outside the Central Criminal Court in Dublin after Marcus Kirwan was found guilty of his murder. Photograph: Collins Courts

A teenager jailed for life two years ago, having lured another teen to his death by pretending to be a girl, has moved to appeal his conviction for mu(...)

David Byrne of Lisney: buyers have become more price-sensitive

As 2015 arrives at its halfway mark the property sector has put in a strong first half with house sales up by more than a third on the same period (...)

Cian O’Sullivan: valuable for his dynamism and mobility around midfield for Dublin. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

For much of the build-up to this Leinster senior football quarter-final the mood has been “Charge of the Light Brigade” – with added unhappiness ov(...)