Denis O’Brien arriving to give evidence in the Moriarty Tribunal in 2001. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A politician calls to a door. “You shouldn’t have allowed Denis O’Brien to bid for Siteserv! ” declares the man of the house. “That would be illegal,(...)

Garda Commissioner Martin Callinan and Minister for Justice Alan Shatter at a  memorial service for gardaí killed in the line of duty at Dublin Castle on Saturday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has robustly stood over his decision to publicly reveal Independent TD Mick Wallace escaped penalty points fo(...)