Tánaiste Eamon  Gilmore spoke at an event to mark a new book on Frank Aiken (above), former minister for external affairs. Photograph: Sean Sexton/Getty Images

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore said “economic diplomacy matters” as he reflected on Ireland’s overseas engagements during his(...)

Portugal’s Joao Moutinho (left)  after he colliding with Ireland’s Kevin Doyle  in the second half of their international friendly  ahead of the 2014 World Cup in East Rutherford, New Jersey, last night. Photogrraph: Ray Stubblebine/Reuters

Portugal 5 - Republic of Ireland 1: No reprise of the mid-summer glories of 20 years ago as Ireland revisited a favourite old football haunt out in(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly made orders under which various members of Seán Quinn’s family are to provide sworn affidavits outlining their explanations for 63 transactions. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Explanations from members of bankrupt businessman Sean Quinn’s family concerning transactions involving movement of substantial sums between national (...)

 Stephen Kelly pictured with his wife Aoife Quinn. Photograph: Collins

One of the joint receivers appointed over assets of members of the family of bankrupt businessman Sean Quinn has asked for time to consider an expl(...)

Between the City of London and the theatres of the West End lies One Aldwych in Covent Garden. It is a plush five-star hotel located between where big(...)

Businessman Seán Quinn. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Members of Seán Quinn’s family sat in court for almost every day of the 10 weeks of the Anglo trial. Most of the time his sons-in-law, Niall McPart(...)

Shay Given in action for Middlesbrough last weekend. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

Newcastle United’s Rob Elliot is the only uncapped player included in Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland squad for next month’s friendly with(...)

Brother Paul and sister Catherine of the late Tom O’Gorman after his funeral Mass in Our Lady of the Church in Castleknock yesterday. Photograph: David Sleator

Virtue, tolerance and belief in the resurrection. The three main themes of the readings at the funeral of murdered Dublin man Tom O’Gorman tried to ca(...)

A photograph of Tom O’Gorman, who was found dead at his home in Castleknock, is displayed at a prayer vigil held for him at St Teresa’s, Clarendon St, Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Tom O’Gorman has 1,052 Facebook friends. He is the only person I know who could probably credibly claim that he knows them all personally. And he prob(...)

Family and friends attend a memorial prayer vigil for Tom O’Gorman,  who was killed at his home in Castleknock, Dublin at the weekend, held in St Teresa’s Church, Clarendon Street, Dublin last night. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

It was “a vigil for our dear friend Tom O’Gorman, our first opportunity to gather since our hearts were broken at the weekend”, journalist Sarah MacDo(...)