The  O’Donnell family home at Gorse Hill,   Killiney. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Members of the Land League have parked two cars at the entrance of the Killiney home of the O’Donnell family which is due to be seized by a receiver o(...)

‘Sorcha looks at me, her mouth gaping like a goldfish. I think she’s expecting me to say something in her defence.’ Illustration: Alan Clarke

T he old man is at the door at ridiculous o’clock in the morning with a face like a double bass. He’s there, “I came as soon as I read it,” and I pres(...)

Illustration: Alan Clarke

Honor asks what the fock we’re doing here. There’s literally no Christmas cheer in the girl, even though it’s only however many days to go until th(...)

Gorse Hill, Vico Road, Killiney: residence of some of  lawyer Brian O’Donnell’s children

A bank-appointed receiver wants the adult children of solicitor Brian O’Donnell out of their Co Dublin luxury home by February 1st following a Supreme(...)

Last time Strathmore came on the market for sale it caused quite the international incident. At the time the stately Victorian home on nine acres o(...)

Gorse Hill, Killiney: a hearing of Bank of Ireland’s claim for damages against the children, based on a calculation of loss of rental income, also remains on hold. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Supreme Court has reserved judgment on an appeal by the four adult children of solicitor Brian O’Donnell aimed at preventing Bank of Ireland ge(...)

Edel Shannon with Sandra Oman and Morgan Crowley for  Opera in the Open. Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

It is not hard to amuse yourself when you have cash. A trip to the cinema at some point over the last four weeks of the summer will cost a family of f(...)

Dalkey artist Gerard Byrne has returned again and again to paint La Scala on the Vico Road. He’s been particularly taken with the Victor(...)