File photo of Peter Darragh Quinn. A warrant for his arrest to serve a three-month sentence for contempt remains unexecuted. Photograph: PA

A nephew of businessman Sean Quinn has been declared bankrupt over alleged debts of $188 million (€145million).The joint liquidators of the Irish Bank(...)

This year, 7,404 students sat the physics paper. Pat Doyle, a teacher at the Institute of Education, said that the higher level exam was fair and balanced with nothing nasty or unexpected. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

The final week of the Leaving Cert has coincided with the start of a mini-heatwave, leaving more than 14,000 students sitting physics, physics and (...)

Archbishop of Tuam Michael Neary will be supporting Mayo on Sunday.

Castlebar man and Catholic Archbishop of Tuam Michael Neary described supporting Mayo in All-Ireland finals as “our Via Dolorosa.” It refers to the ro(...)

Question nine on yesterday’s physics paper was, unusually, a full question on radioactivity. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

It was a good day for lovers of numbers as 6,677 physics students took on a maths-heavy exam with more than the usual measure of radioactivity. Michae(...)

File photo of Sean Quinn Jnr who was found guilty of contempt in June 2012. Photograph: David Sleator /The

Sean Quinn Junior is offering to provide € 75,000 towards purging his contempt of court orders restraining stripping of assets from the Quinn f(...)

Bill O’Herlihy to give oration at 91st Collins commemoration

Sports broadcaster Bill O’Herlihy has been chosen to give this year’s address at the annual Michael Collins commemoration at Béal na Bláth in w(...)

IMO doctors vote against an abortion motion at their annual conference in The Europe Hotel, Killarney today. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has rejected a motion calling for regulation in relation to the provision of abortion where there is a rea(...)

Ambassador Philip McDonagh: “These assets belong to a nationalised bank and ultimately they belong to the Irish government and every Irish person”.

Philip McDonagh, Ireland’s Ambassador to Russia, has said recovering assets related to the Quinn family may help trade relations between the tw(...)