Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise, one of the eight hotels in Ireland up for sale as part of Nama’s  ongoing wind-down of loans and assets.

The National Asset Management Agency (Nama) is planning to put another eight hotels in Ireland up for sale as part of its ongoing wind-down of loans (...)

Paul Connolly is chairman of Unicef Ireland and acts as a senior adviser to Credit Suisse

Private equity firm Brehon Capital Partners has announced that Paul Connolly has joined the company’s board as non-executive chairman. Mr Connolly is (...)

Smoke rises in the northern Gaza Strip after an Israeli air strike today. Irish doctors and medical staff protested outside the Dail today, accusing Israel of breaching international law following several attacks on Palestinian medical facilities. Photograph: Amir Cohen/Reuters

Members of the Irish medical community have staged a protest against what it calls the illegal Israeli breach of medical neutrality in Gaza through th(...)

In ID, our assumptions are challenged and the cast imparts a series of self-definitions, mainly comic, but often pointed
Review: ID

ID Blue Teapot Theatre, Galway ***   With 2012’s Sanctuary, restaged at last year’s Galway Arts Festival, Blue Teapot Theatr(...)

In 2007 my friend Paul Clancy connected with me on Facebook. In the “how we know each other” section he wrote: “Shared a rich fantasy life for many(...)

 Martin Naughton:  did the honours for Ireland Day. Photograph: Alan Betson

Business & Finance publisher Ian Hyland got luckier with his timing this year(...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien is the biggest INM shareholder, with a 29.9 per cent stake. Photograph: David Sleator

With distance comes a certain clarity and this seems to hold true on the vexed subject of who controls Independent News & Media, the larges(...)

Roma parents Loreda and Iancu with their two children Regina and Iancu junior (2), who was taken into care earlier this week.

It started with an anonymous message to TV3’s Paul Connolly Investigates web page last Monday containing a disturbing allegation: a Roma family appear(...)

Loredana and Iancu, parents of  Iancu Junior (2) and his sister. Two gardai called to their home on Tuesday and asked the boy’s father to come with them.

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has sought a report from the Garda Commissioner after he confirmed that two children who were taken into State ca(...)

It has been confirmed that the couple at the centre of the parental controversy in Dublin are the girl’s biological parents, according to Alan Shatter’s statement this evening. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

It has been confirmed that the couple at the centre of the parental controversy in Dublin are the girl’s biological parents, Minister for Justice A(...)