Patrick Connolly: he was described by friends as lovable, talented, humorous, generous and compassionate, and a man of principles and integrity.

Patrick Connolly, the eminent barrister and former attorney general, who has died aged 88, was described by colleagues and friends as a lovable, talen(...)

Photographed at the funeral of former attorney general Patrick Connolly at the Church of the Assumption , Dakey are, from left,  former Chief Justice John Murray and Chief Justice Ms Susan Denham Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The passing of the former attorney general Patrick Connolly SC marked the “end of an era”, his funeral mass in Dublin heard on Saturday. Mr Connolly,(...)

Patrick Connolly, attorney general during the time of the Malcolm Macarthur murder case.

Former attorney general Patrick Connolly, who has died at his home in Dalkey, was a central figure in one of the most extraordinary events to impinge(...)

A production still from Gareth Kennedy’s The Last Wooden House of Kupchino. Photograph: Ekaterina Sytnik

Invented Tradition – Gareth Kennedy Galway Arts Centre **** The editors of the book The Invention of Tradition, historians Eric Hobsbawm and Te(...)

Ireland Rugby Press Conference, Carton House, Maynooth, Co. Kildare 11/3/2013Team manager Mick KearneyMandatory Credit �INPHO/Lorraine O'Sullivan

The list of 27 Irish players, injured or suspended, over the Six Nations campaign yesterday prompted Ireland manager Mick Kearney to bor(...)