The father of a Dublin schoolgirl who fell to her death from a cruise ship tragically took his own life, an inquest at  Dublin Coroner’s Court has heard. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The father of a Dublin schoolgirl who fell to her death from a cruise ship, took his own life, an inquest has heard.Paul O’Brien (49) from Bushy Park(...)

John (Jack) O’Brien is entitled to judgment in his claim for damages, if any, against the Motor Insurers Bureau of Ireland.

A man injured when his van, which was being driven by an uninsured man, crashed is entitled to judgment for any damages that may be awarded.John (Jack(...)

David Norris: company ‘has 2,000 extra passenger workers’. Photograph: Frank Miller

It was extraordinary that Irish Water was talking about bonuses for a “rotten worker”, Independent Senator David Norris said. “The company has 2,000 (...)

Businessman Breifne O’Brien has been senteced to 7 years in jail in connection with a multi-million euro theft and deception.

Fraudster businessman Breifne O’Brien has been jailed for seven years for running a Ponzi scheme which cost his victims millions.He convinced family b(...)

Dr Susan O’Reilly: taking over as chief executive of the Dublin-Midlands Hospitals Group. Photograph: Frank Miller

The new chief executive of the group of public hospitals in Dublin and the midlands will be paid nearly €220,000 a year, it has emerged.The HSE said(...)

Fianna Fáil Senator Darragh O’Brien: said Government could not slide away from the issue and think people were going to forget about it. Photo: David Sleator/The Irish Times.

John McNulty was listed as a businessman and board member of the Irish Museum of Modern Art (Imma) on the Seanad byelection ballot paper, Fianna Fáil(...)

Senator David Norris:  referred to the “squalid matter of the byelection”. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil Senator Darragh O’Brien again called on the Minister for the Arts to explain to the House who had asked her to appoint John McNulty to the(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin alleged that the Government has “cooked the books” and misled the opposition and the public about its health budgets(...)

Chief economist Fergal O’Brien said: Now is the time to secure the recovery. Photograph: Eric Luke /Irish Times

Recent improvements in Ireland’s headline economic numbers means the Government has scope to deliver €400 million in tax cuts in the budget , accordin(...)

There was no official confirmation of the businessman’s move to end his relationship with Aer Lingus. The shape of yesterday’s share  sell-off in four blocks led others to speculate at least three buyers were in the market, with most pointing to international institutional investors. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Businessman Denis O’Brien has sold the remainder of his stake in Aer Lingus. Shares in the carrier jumped by almost 5 per cent yesterday, the single b(...)