Fianna Fáil’s Pat ‘The Cope’ Gallagher polled 332 votes from more than 700 members at the selection convention in Letterkenny. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil selected outgoing TD Charlie McConalogue and former minister of state and MEP Pat “the Cope’’ Gallagher as its Donegal general election ca(...)

Pat ‘The Cope’ Gallagher who plans to seek the Fianna Fáil nomination to run in the  new five seat Donegal constituency. Photograph: The Irish Times

Former minister of state Pat ‘The Cope’ Gallagher is to seek the Fianna Fáil nomination to contest the general election in Donegal. Mr Gallagher, who(...)

The family of businessman Sean Quinn and State-owned Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) have agreed to mediation of their long running and bitte(...)

Judge Paul Kelly said: “This is an appalling situation that a man going about his business is approached by somebody and then attacked no matter what your client’s mistaken beliefs were”

A Co Donegal homeowner assaulted a man after he thought he was spying on his children in his back garden.Edward McGahern (39) attacked the man who had(...)

Rory McIlroy and Conor Ridge of Horizon Sports, who have settled their High Course case. Photograph: Getty 0:53

Not so much the trial of the century, then. More the trial of the 37 seconds. That was the amount of time it took from the opening all-rise to the clo(...)

Unidentified informants claim to have information on substantial assets owned by the family of Sean Quinn which they have not been disclosed, High Court told.

Unidentified informants have told the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation they have information that the family of Sean Quinn has hidden assets with a v(...)

The European Parliament: Given the size of Ireland’s three constituencies, with local loyalties inevitably influencing the vote in some cases, as well as the volatility of the electorate, predicting the outcome are hazardous. Photograph:  Reuters/Vincent Kessler

The selection at the weekend of Fianna Fáil’s two candidates for Midlands-North West in May’s European Parliament elections presents a clearer (...)

Patricia Quinn, wife of businessman Sean Quinn, during a rally in support of Quinn and his family in Ballyconnell, Co Cavan last October. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The family of bankrupt businessman Seán Quinn intend to sue the Department of Finance and the Central Bank over alleged conspiring with Anglo Irish Ba(...)