Two cousins have moved to appeal against their convictions for a double murder in Limerick four years ago.Patrick O’Brien (35), of Glanntan, Golf Link(...)

John Sheehy is the latest senior executive to leave Liberty in recent months

Liberty Insurance’s head of claims John Sheehy has left the role after two years with the company. Staff were informed of his departure and told that(...)

 Patrick O’Brien who was convicted of raping and sexually assaulting his daughter Fiona Doyle over a nine-year period. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Patrick O’Brien has been sentenced to 12 years in prison with the final three suspended for raping his daughter Fiona Doyle following a finding by the(...)

 Patrick O’Brien: convicted of raping and sexually assaulting his daughter Fiona Doyle, outside the Criminal Courts of Justice in January 2013. File Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Patrick O’Brien, who was jailed for raping his daughter Fiona Doyle, cannot be treated as a person for whom a prison sentence would be impossible to t(...)

Patrick O’Brien had pleaded guilty to 16 charges of rape and indecent assault at Mackintosh Park, Pottery Road in Dun Laoighaire from 1973 to 1982. Photograph: Alan Betson

The prison sentence imposed on the father of abuse victim Fiona Doyle was “unduly lenient” the Court of Appeal has found.Patrick O’Brien (75) had plea(...)

Patrick O’Brien was appointed to oversee a restructuring and change in name from Quinn Insurance. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Patrick O’Brien has resigned as chief executive of Liberty Insurance Ireland and will be replaced by Tom McIlduff, subject to the approval of the Ce(...)

Enda Brien’s settlement is without admission of liability. Photograph: Reuters

A teenage boy who is brain damaged and confined to a wheelchair has secured €2.5m settlement of his High Court action against a doctor over alleged n(...)

 Conor Brady on writing The Guarding of Ireland – the Garda Síochána and the Irish State 1960 – 2014: “A big task to research everything that happened over half a century with very few papers available”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

What was the first book to make an impression on you? Cannery Row by John Steinbeck. A disturbingly subversive book for an adolescent schoolboy(...)

 Liberty Mutual is planning to expand its presence in Ireland by acquiring Hughes Insurance. Photo: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg

Boston-based insurer Liberty Mutual is planning to expand its presence in Ireland by acquiring Hughes Insurance, a leading broker in Northern Ireland.(...)

Patrick O’Brien (30) pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to dishonestly inducing money from an 82-year-old Dublin man last year.

A Limerick man who tricked an 82 year-old Dubliner out of €600 by pretending to clean his gutters has been sentenced to two years in prison.Patrick O’(...)