Gerald Kean, at the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal in Smithfield, Dublin in November last year. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Solicitor Gerald Kean’s denial of complaints made against him by a former client was “incoherent, confused and made very, very little sense”, the Law (...)

Opportune Capital  non-executive chairman Robert Dix.

Irish property investment adviser Opportune has formed a joint venture with Eden Roc Capital to invest more than €200 million in middle-market prop(...)

‘There is an element of how much you can save at the start, but that becomes a small part of it.’ Photograph: Thinkstock

Before there were brewers with their industrial-scale productions and their slick marketing campaigns, there were home brewers. Some 5,000 year(...)

 All Hallows College, Dublin: valuer and expert in rare books Owen Felix O’Neill claimed last night the loss to the college amounted to “quite a few million.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Gardaí have been called in at All Hallows College, Dublin following the discovery that several very valuable items have gone missing. Fr Patric(...)

Owen Felix O Neill leaving the Four Courts after a High Court action involving Philip Sheppard, of Sheppard’s Irish Auction House in Durrow, Co Laois. Photograph: Collins

An expert on rare books has handed into the Commercial Court copies made by him of the entire collection of letters written by the late Jackie Kenn(...)

Jacqueline Bouvier on the day of her wedding to John F Kennedy 2:48

Authorities at All Hallows College in Dublin believe that the cache of Jackie Kennedy letters retained there since 1964 belongs to the college. (...)

Jackie Kennedy horse riding during a family visit to Ireland in 1967. Her letters to an Irish priest have been tipped to fetch more than €1 million. Photograph: Gordon Standing/The Irish Times

The cache of letters from Jackie Kennedy to Fr Joseph Leonard lay in a safe at All Hallows College in Dublin for more than 50 years after his death in(...)

Court 19 at the at the Dublin Central Criminal Court, where the Anglo trial took place. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES
What the judge said

Good afternoon. Mr McAteer and Mr Whelan, after a long trial, have been found guilty by a jury of their peers of 10 counts of breaches of section 60.(...)

Robert Heron, leaving the Anglo Irish Bank case at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court, yesterday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

In the cast list of the Anglo trial, Robert Heron played an ambiguous role, regularly evoked but never seen. Early on in the 11-week tri(...)

GAA director general Paraic Duffy: “It is simply not possible for the GAA to ensure free-to-air coverage at home while at the same time making its games accessible to Irish people abroad.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Sky Sports was the only British broadcaster interested in screening Gaelic games, GAA director general Páraic(...)