Former taoiseach Bertie Ahern. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons.

The Mahon tribunal has withdrawn findings of non-cooperation against two people involved in the financial “digout” to former taoiseach Bertie Ahern. (...)

James Stafford:  took over his family’s coal-importing business, transforming it into a major player in the coal market. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The businessman and art collector James Stafford, who has died aged 70, was a leading figure in the Irish business world in the 1970s and 1980s, who l(...)

Armagh’s Tony Kernan sees his shot saved by  Wicklow goalkeeper Robert Lambert as defender Aaron Murphy  moves in during the All-Ireland qualifier game at the  Athletic Grounds. Photograph:  Jonathan Porter/Inpho/Presseye

Armagh 2-17 Wicklow 2-7 The scoreline suggests otherwise but Wicklow pushed Armagh hard in the Athletic Grounds on Saturday before two late Jamie Clar(...)

 Former minister for justice  Ray Burke  at the Mahon Tribunal at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Only some of the corruption findings made by the planning tribunal against former Fianna Fáil minister Ray Burke are being withdrawn.Tribunal chairma(...)

Leighton Glynn: will be crucial for Wicklow against Sligo. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Aughrim is a superb little village to visit, so long as you aren’t part of a football squad that’s already bleeding heavily. Sligo know this. I(...)

New houses on the Moneymore estate in Drogheda. Out of 25 new houses, six have pyrite. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson.

Builders who had constructed 25 new homes for people on a council housing list yesterday began to take out doors, windows and any other reusable items(...)

Rathnew’s Nicky Mernagh gets to grips with Baltinglass’s Jason Kennedy during the Wicklow senior football  final at Aughrim. Photograph: Garry O’Neill/Inpho

Rathnew 3-9 Baltinglass1-14A late surge by Rathnew that brought crucial goals by Leighton Glynn and James Stafford saw the men from the village snatch(...)

The Dunlop National Rally Championship ends with Sunday’s Westlodge Hotel Fastnet Rally in Bantry, west Cork. Photograph: Inpho

The curtain falls on the Dunlop National Rally Championship with Sunday’s Westlodge Hotel Fastnet Rally in Bantry, west Cork. Although the Vard Memor(...)

Wicklow’s Darragh Hayden fields the ball ahead of Pádraig McCormack of Longford at O’Byrne Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Wicklow 1-15 Longford 0-16: Wicklow’s footballers got away to a flying start to the Leinster championship today beating Longford by a narrow two-point(...)