Kevin Haugh in action during the West Clare Mini Marathon from Carrigaholt to Kilkee. Photograph: John Kelly

An Imperfect Storm opens on Haugh’s Strand, in Lisheencrona on the west Clare pen(...)

Mary Harney: said in an interview that Charles Haughey should be convicted of obstructing tribunal. Photograph:   Frank Miller

The likely ringfencing of the Anglo Irish Bank imbroglio from the rest of the banking inquiry comes amid concerns about avoiding jeopardising the tria(...)

Kevin Haugh with Buddy in west Clare: During chemotherapy, Haugh felt like he had a permanent hangover. Photograph: Mary Haugh

The year 2004 was a momentous one in my life. As principal of Galvone National School in south Limerick, I welcomed President Mary McAleese to the sch(...)

The content of the Anglo Irish Bank tapes published in the Irish Independent could prejudice proceedings. Defendants might seek to follow the lead of Charles Haughey in 2000, when he successfully pleaded that because public opinion had been poisoned against him, he could not get a fair trial on charges of obstructing the McCracken tribunal. Photograph: David Sleator

A former director of public prosecutions, James Hamilton, presents a depressing choice in his warning that it would be “foolish” for the Government to(...)