The appointment of Conor O’Kelly as chief executive officer of the NTMA, follows an extensive search process carried out by the NTMA Advisory Committee, chaired by Willie Walsh. (Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography)

Fiona ReddanConor O’Kelly, the former chief executive of NCB Stockbrokers, will become chief executive of the National Treasury Management Agency (NTM(...)

Rising museum and Moore Street

Sir, – A recent news report (“Rising museum postponed”, October 7th) refers to a proposed commemorative centre at 14 to 17 Moore Street, “believed to (...)

Veteran RTÉ presenter Bill O’Herlihy has said he has does not have a problem lobbying on behalf of the tobacco industry in relation to the issue of smuggling. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Veteran RTÉ presenter Bill O’Herlihy has said he has does not have a problem lobbying on behalf of the tobacco industry in relation to the issue of sm(...)

None of the 15 Patrician Brothers who have faced 22 abuse allegations since January 1st 1975 have been convicted in he courts,a review by the church’s child protection watchdog has found.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

None of the 15 Patrician Brothers who have faced 22 abuse allegations since January 1st 1975 have been convicted in he courts,a review by the church’s(...)

Willie Walsh, chief executive of the International Airlines Group, has been appointed to the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) Advisory Committee and will become chairman of the board.

Willie Walsh, chief executive of the International Airlines Group, has been appointed to the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) Advisory Commi(...)

Bill O’Herlihy: Ash Ireland accused him of having a “conflict of interest”, due to his PR firm’s claim to be advisers to the Government. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Broadcaster and public relations executive Bill O’Herlihy told Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Jimmy Deenihan he had been “terrific” in (...)

Minister for Health Dr. James Reilly TD with his proposal to introduce standardised/plain packaging of tobacco products, which was approved by the Government. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times  Minister for Health Dr James Reilly pictured earlier this week announcing  his proposal to introduce new packaging for tobacco products without branding. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES.

The Minister for Health Dr James Reilly has described tobacco companies as “purveyors of death”. Dr Reilly said he lost his brother, a doctor and(...)

Customs officers examine a haul of cigarettes seized by the national drugs team, discovered on board a vessel that arrived in Dublin from Latvia. Photograph: Eric Luke

A third of convictions in Ireland for illegal tobacco smuggling in 2012 were imposed on international smugglers, according to the list of defau(...)