File photograph of businessman Declan Ganley campaigning against the Lisbon Treaty in Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A High Court judge who once wrote a magazine article concerning Libertas, the lobby group founded by businessman Declan Ganley, has agreed not to deal(...)

Declan Ganley: “Today’s Persona ruling is immaterial to our case.” Photograph: Eric Luke

One down, one to go. The High Court has, for now, scuppered businessman Tony Boyle’s lawsuit, funded by a specialist English litigation company, su(...)

Libertas founder Declan Ganley  claims a November 2008 RTÉ Prime Time programme defamed him in using words or innuendo which, he alleges, meant he had links to organised crime. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

A High Court judge who, before being appointed, wrote a magazine article querying the source of funding of Libertas - the lobby group founded by busin(...)

The final Ballyhea march against the bank bailout. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A hundred people gathered in Ballyhea, Co Cork on Sunday to mark the town’s last rally against the decision to hold the Irish taxpayer culpable for ba(...)

Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon giving a speech on the EU to the Resolution Foundation at St John’s Smith Square in London. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

David Cameron has rejected accusations of scaremongering over the EU referendum after one of his ministers said he was conducting a “relentless campa(...)

At a rally in Madrid, Albert Rivera compared himself to Barack Obama, saying: “A lot of people told him he couldn’t govern the US, but in 2008 hope defeated fear.” Photograph: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images

In a recent opinion piece in El País newspaper in which he presented his vision for the country, Ciudadanos (“Citizens”) leader Albert Rivera expresse(...)

 Declan Ganley: he and fellow director Ken Fields were paid €265,306 in 2014. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The Irish subsidiary of Declan Ganley’s communications technology firm recorded a profit of over €200,000 last year, according to accounts just filed (...)

The tendency of radio presenters to talk about television has always vaguely smacked of a turkey giving Christmas first preference on the ballot pa(...)

Lucinda Creighton, leader of Renua Ireland,  during the party’s first think-in in Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

When you have to endure them every September, you realise the term “political party think-in” does violence to the English language. Once upon a time(...)

 Lucinda Creighton and Declan Ganley at a Renua Ireland think-in in Wood Quay, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Renua Ireland is working on a radical new policy that would see the introduction of a flat tax on all income, with bands and most allowances being scr(...)