Tom LyonsThe state body responsible for Dublin’s National Aquatic Centre has withdrawn its appeal of a scathing judgement by Justice Max Barrett in th(...)

Dublin Waterworld director John Moriarty: “I wonder how much more of taxpayers’ money is going to be wasted by this quango on ridiculous litigation.”  Photograph:  Domnick Walsh Photography

The State body responsible for Dublin’s National Aquatic Centre knew from 2002 “what the law required it to do” in relation to the treatment of a €10(...)

Robyn Dann-Cooney, Oni McNamara, Aoife Harrison and Aileen Palmer with their cake at the birthday party to launch the 18th Baboró International Arts Festival for Children in Ard Bia at Nimmos at Galway’s Spanish Arch yesterday. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

  Ireland’s international commitment to the importance of culture and creativity for the very young is a theme of this year’s Baboró Inter(...)

‘What do you love most?” I asked her. “Getting away from the kids,” she said. “I like coming over the hills near Castleisland, and seeing the Kerry mo(...)

The National Aquatic Centre at Abbotstown in Dublin. Dublin Waterworld Ltd entered into a lease in 2003 to operate the centre but a dispute later arose about whether VAT was payable on the lease. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The former operator of the National Aquatic Centre is claiming more than €30 million losses and damages over being pursued by a State-owned company fo(...)