Denis O’Brien: alleges dossier is part of a conspiracy to damage him. File Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Red Flag consulting firm being sued by Denis O’Brien has confirmed it had a client for a dossier of material relating to the businessman which he (...)

Denis O’Brien: “It is clear to me that this is part of a campaign to undermine me and to disseminate false statements about me.” Photograph: Patrick Fallon/Bloomberg

In the sweltering Caribbean heat and humidity of an October day, 223 people gathered on the lawns of King’s House, the official residence of the gover(...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien. Photograph; Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

A consulting company has told the High Court that Denis O’Brien has left “clouded in mystery” exactly how material from the firm’s computers files end(...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien. File  photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The computer memory stick at the centre of Denis O’Brien’s latest legal action contains some 80 files – including newspaper cuttings, Dáil and legal t(...)

 Gavin O’Reilly, chairman of Red Flag. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Red Flag, which specialises in strategic communications and has offices in Dublin, Brussels and London, has several connections to Independent News an(...)

Denis O’Brien alleges a forensic examination of that dossier indicates Dublin-based public relations firm Red Flag Consulting is linked to the alleged conspiracy and he has sued for damages.  Photograph: Patrick Fallon/Bloomberg

Businessman Denis O’Brien is suing a Dublin public relations company for defamation and conspiracy over their alleged involvement in a “concerted a(...)

Overcrowded and described as barbarous:  Cotel prison in Recife, Brazil. Photograph: Federal Police of Brazil

On a muggy Wednesday morning a steady stream of women make their way towards the Cotel remand prison, home of the fugitive Irish lawyer Michael Lynn s(...)

Brazil’s supreme court has voted to allow the extradition of fugitive solicitor Michael Lynn back to Ireland. Picture Garrett White / Collins

More than 8,000km from Dublin, in the modernist halls of the Supreme Federal Court in Brasilia, a remarkable seven-year saga edged towards its dénouem(...)

Michael Lynn following his arrest in Brazil. Photograph: Federal Police of Brazil

Fugitive solicitor Michael Lynn faced a federal judge in Brazil yesterday in the latest stage of his battle to avoid extradition to Ireland. At the ev(...)

A class of his own: Michael Lynn at the Britanic school in Brazil, where he was teaching until his arrest last week
Michael Lynn’s second life

‘The World Awaits.’ For Michael Lynn the slogan draped across the facade of the Britanic language school must have sounded more like a taunt than a pr(...)