“We have become utterly complacent about using machinery – nobody cares and it’s appalling,” said Judge Donagh McDonagh

The operators of machinery such as cherry pickers have become complacent, warned a judge on Thursday as he fined University College Cork €80,000 for b(...)

Former Fianna Fáil TD Noel O’Flynn has criticised party leader Micheál Martin and said the party is cannibalising itself rather than gaining support under his leadership. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent Former Fianna Fáil TD Noel O’Flynn has criticised party leader Micheál Martin and said the party is cannibalising (...)

Members of the Cobh re-enactment group at the Pageant on Blind Strand, west Cork, before the Courtmacsherry Lifeboat crewmembers re-enacted the trip from Barry Point to the sunken Lusitania 100 years ago. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

“Torpedo coming on the starboard side!” – the warning on board the ill-fated RMS Lusitania echoed down the decades yesterday as the response of one Co(...)

Former city councillor Gary O’Flynn:    nine fraud offences which allegedly occurred in a period between 2008 and 2009. Photo: Niall Carson/PA

A former Fianna Fáil councillor who is facing nine fraud charges in relation to mortgages he worked on while operating as a financial consultant has b(...)

Gary O’Flynn is charged with three counts of making gain or causing loss by deception to Bank of Ireland Mortgages. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A former Fianna Fáil councillor has been further remanded on bail in connection with nine alleged fraud offences relating to his obtaining of mortgage(...)

Gary O’Flynn served on Cork City Council from autumn 2003, when he was co-opted to replace his father, former Fianna Fáil TD, Noel O’Flynn, until he stood down in December 2008.

A former Fianna Fáil councillor has appeared in court in Cork charged with nine fraud offences relating to his obtaining of mortgages while working as(...)

Cork developer Michael O’Flynn. Photograph: Alan Betson

Cork developer Michael O’Flynn and Kildare Partners, which is backed by billionaire Ellis Short, have completed the refurbishment of a high-spec offi(...)

When the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) recently sold loans – worth €1.8 billion – of the O’Flynn Group, to Blackstone, a US investment compa(...)

Developer Michael O Flynn said  he was ‘extremely disappointed’ to have had to go to court at all to defend his position

Cork developer Michael O’Flynn said outside the High Court just after lunchtime that he is “back to business” until a full trial takes place in Octobe(...)

Michael O’Flynn: said that both the O’Flynn Group debts and some personal loans were fully serviced with all payments up to date. Photograph: Daragh Mac Sweeney/Provision

US fund Blackstone and Michael O’Flynn look poised for a legal battle for control of the developer’s property and construction empire to which an e(...)