Liam Toland (centre), Mick Galwey, Paul Wallace, Craig Chalmers and Zinzan Brooke enjoy a well deserved swim in Galway after stage four of the Rugby Legends Cycle

What does one do the week before the Rugby World Cup begins? Well, for the Irish squad I’m sure there’s plenty of last-minute preparation but for the (...)

Cora Dwyer claims she is entitled to the benefit of a five-year contract to manage Bellinter House Hotel (above) with the Bourke Reynolds Partnership.

When Cora Dwyer signed an agreement with restaurateur and publican Jay Bourke to manage Bellinter House Hotel, which he co-owns with nightclub entrepr(...)

Seamus Begley, long-associated with the box and possessor of one of the tradition’s tenderest voices, has set his accordion aside so those songs ca(...)

John Reynolds: entitled to have the lease contract rescinded along with damages. Photograph: Collins

Businessman John Reynolds is entitled to some €684,000 arising from a judge’s findings in a dispute over the transfer of the lease of the Pod nightclu(...)

Mr Justice Brian Cregan: gave businessman Tom Anderson what could politely be described as a dressing down. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

That ringing sound you can hear is possibly coming from the ears of Tom Anderson, the former chairman of Aim-listed Circle Oil. The businessman this w(...)

Jay Bourke: publican finds himself in another legal dispute, this time with the operating company for Bellinter House. Photograph: Alan Betson

There appears to be some more trouble up at the mill for Jay Bourke, the suave but scrappy restaurateur and publican, who has had possibly more than h(...)

There were around nine bidders in all for the Marianella seminary, church and grounds which extend to 3.28 hectares (8.11 acres) and are expected to accommodate around 280 homes, most of them apartments.

Irish housebuilder Cairn Homes has paid in excess of €40 million for a housing site in the south Dublin suburb of Rathgar only days after raising €400(...)

Cairn Homes placed 400,000,000 ordinary shares at €1 per share in its LSE debut

Irish housebuilder Cairn Homes raised over €400 million in new equity capital in its debut on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The company placed 400,(...)

Cairn Homes was set up last year and is chaired by former KBC Bank Ireland boss John Reynolds

Irish housebuilder Cairn Homes has confirmed plans to float on the London Stock Exchange. The company said it is seeking to raise between €350 million(...)

Bono with his wife Ali and U2 band members Larry Mullen , Adam Clayton and The Edge, at the funeral of radio DJ Tony Fenton, at Donnybrook, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Not many people can persuade U2 to play at their funeral, but not many people are Tony Fenton. The Dude, as he was affectionately known to his friends(...)