A screengrab from the COBP website shows the poster for the protest which reads ‘St Patrak Demonstration’, which is a play on the French word matraque, or police baton.

A left-wing group, set up to oppose police brutality, is planning a demonstration at the Montreal St Patrick’s Day parade in Quebec, Canada on March (...)

Writer Martina Devlin, facilitator Ciaran Carty and author Xiaolu Guo judging the 44th Hennessy literary awards. Photograph: Alan Betson
The latest Hennessy nominees

The new year heralds a new home for New Irish Writing, the renowned literary page that has discovered many of Ireland’s leading writers. Launched b(...)

Quindell founder Rob Terry

AIM-listed insurer Quindell’s share price collapse marks another victory for short-selling outfit Gotham City Research – and a reminder how careless i(...)

John Lewis: he said he had been arrested about 40 times during civil rights campaigns and Montgomery police chief Kevin Murphy, in 2013, was the first police officer to apologise. Photograph: Douglas Graham/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images

When US congressman John Lewis, the civil rights leader who walked beside Martin Luthe(...)

Kevin Murphy, author of ‘Surviving Cancer after Surviving Cancer’.

Kevin Murphy has all the look of the slick Brooklyn-born attorney he has become. But scratch the surface of this sharp image and, quite quickly, the r(...)

Wicklow’s Ciaran Hyland: his strong run and shot created the goal chance for Dean Odlum against Carlow IT. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Wicklow 1-9 Carlow IT 0-11Experimental Wicklow got their O’Byrne Cup campaign off to a winning start with a one-point victory over IT Carlow at Ashfor(...)


Since 1999, Radio na Gaeltachta’s An Taobh Tuathail has provided a safe house for curious ears seeking non-mainstream music. The show’s regular com(...)

MICHAEL MCALEERExpectations of increased activity within the motor trade next year are at their highest since 2008, with order books already promising(...)

Kevin Murphy, chairman of the Irish Funds Industry Association and head of the asset management and investment funds group at the law firm of Arthur C(...)

Bill Kyle is to replace Kevin Murphy as group chief executive of Irish Life

Bill Kyle, an executive vice president with Great-West Lifeco,  the Canadian life assurance group is to assume the role of group chief executi(...)