Thomas “Slab” Murphy arriving at the Special Criminal Court: the court was “satisfied beyond reasonable doubt” Murphy was guilty on all of the indictment’s counts. Photograph: Collins Courts

On the 13th day of the trial for tax evasion of Thomas “Slab” Murphy, his defence counsel, John Kearney QC, apologised to the court. “You didn’t wande(...)

Thomas “Slab” Murphy arriving at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin, December 8th, 2015. He is being prosecuted on foot of an investigation by the Criminal Assets Bureau. Photograph: Collins Courts

A judge at the Special Criminal Court trial of prominent republican Thomas “Slab” Murphy for alleged tax evasion has indicated the court may deliver j(...)

Gretchen Bender Project Arts Centre, 39 East Essex Street, Temple Bar, Dublin, until Dec 23 projectartscentre.ie ***** Gretchen Bender’s (...)

A series of paintings by Richard Gorman in the RHA  Annual Exhibition in 2014. Photograph: David Sleator

The artist Richard Gorman has been named as the first winner of the Savills Art Prize, a new visual arts award worth €5,000, presented by Savills a(...)

Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy (66), of Ballybinaby, Hackballscross, Co Louth, has pleaded not guilty to tax offences for the years 1996/97 to 2004. Photograph: Collins Courts

A forensic accountant working for the Criminal Assets Bureau has told the trial of prominent republican Thomas “Slab” Murphy for alleged tax evasion t(...)

Prominent republican Thomas “Slab” Murphy has pleaded not guilty to nine tax offences for the years 1996-97 to 2004 at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin. Photograph: Court Collins

A Co Meath farmer told members of the Criminal Assets Bureau that a man named Thomas Murphy rented land from him and paid him in cash, the trial at th(...)

Glanbia chairman Henry Corbally

Food and ingredients group Glanbia has appointed Henry Corbally as its new chairman in place of Liam Herlihy who is stepping down from the role after (...)

Judge Martin Nolan said Patrick Murphy had been a very hard-working man and a good family man who had hitherto led a blameless life, and that he was sorry to have to do this to him. Photograph: Frank Miller

A retired publican and farmer who failed to file a six-figure VAT return after he sold four apartments in Co Meath has been sentenced to 10 months in (...)

“At school in Belfast and at the then small and nascent Queen’s University, her literary and social abilities were quickly noticed. But life during Helen’s twenties was largely fallow as she looked after her stepmother at their modest home in north Belfast, a far cry from the exotica of Tokyo.”

Helen Waddell died almost 50 years ago and her status as an Irish literary superstar in the 1930s is almost forgotten, except in certain academic circ(...)

Quarry, showing at Áras Inis Gluaire, Belmullet

In one of those projects that probably seemed like a good idea at the time, Niamh O’Malley has taken on the challenge of staging five solo exhibitions(...)