The remains of PJ Mara are carried to his final resting place at Mount Cross Cemetery, Kinvara, Co Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

To the strains of Lord Lovat’s Lament, lone piper Chris O’Brien led Fianna Fáil strategist PJ Mara to his final resting place in south Galway’s Kinvar(...)

Sitting Sinn Féin TD for Cork East Sandra McLellan faces a challenge for her seat from Cllr Pat Buckley: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin TD in Cork East Sandra McLellan is facing a challenge at the party’s selection convention at the weekend which will choose a candidate to ru(...)

The suspended jail term for former Fianna Fáil TD Ned O’Keeffe marks the latest chapter in the long career of an outspoken and controversial politician who dominated politics in North Cork for over a quarter of a century. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The suspended jail term for former Fianna Fáil TD Ned O’Keeffe marks the latest chapter in the long career of an outspoken and controversial politicia(...)

Former minister Ned O’Keeffe has been fined €3,500 and given a suspended seven month jail sentence after he pleaded guilty to five counts of submitting false invoicesNed O’Keeffe Fianna Fail

Former Minister of State, Ned O’Keeffe has been fined €3,500 and given a suspended seven month jail sentence after he pleaded guilty to five counts of(...)

Jerry Henchy, former chief executive  of Dairygold, pictured arriving at the Four Courts today.  Photograph: Collins Courts

The employment of former Dairygold chief executive Jerry Henchy was wrongfully terminated for “spurious” reasons unrelated to how he did his job after(...)