Michael Lowry

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Tipperary TD Mattie McGrath and  other Independent TDs   have met with the Standards in Public Office Commission to discuss forming a new group ahead of the next general election. Photograph: Eric Luke

A number of Independent TDs are considering establishing a new political party or alliance to promote rural issues and an anti-abortion message. Tipp(...)

You would think – or hope – that our political leaders, the public representatives who make many of the decisions affecting our lives, would have at l(...)

Businessman Dermot O’Leary was appointed to the board of Aer Rianta in October 1992 and was re-appointed for a second term in November 1997. He was also managing director of Crane Hire Ltd in Dublin, which is owned by his family.

Former CIÉ and Aer Rianta board member, businessman Dermot O’Leary, has died. Mr O’Leary, who was 71, was managing director of Crane Hire Ltd, which(...)

Michael Lowry: Last year, the High Court dismissed his challenge to the costs decision after finding he  engaged in “a litany of falsification and deception”. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The Moriarty tribunal did not breach principles of fairness and equality when deciding to award Independent TD Michael Lowry just one third of his leg(...)

Catherine Nevin (centre). File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Can Catherine Nevin’s conviction for the murder of her husband Tom be used by his relatives to disinherit her? Does the word “unborn” in the Constitut(...)

Brian Lenihan, Eileen Lemass, Charles Haughey and Gerry Collins at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Eddie Kelly

It was not so much the reopening of Stepaside Garda station that suggested “stroke politics” – it was the unsubtle banners that festooned the constit(...)

Young Munster’s Craig O’Hanlon is tackled by Lansdowne’s Tyrone Moran during the Ulster Bank League Division 1A match at the  Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Skerries teenager Ciarán Frawley converted four of UCD’s five tries and kicked a penalty as they dished out a 36-8 derby defeat to Dublin University, (...)

Christian Lealiifano has made a remarkable recovery after being diagnosed with leukaemia in 2016. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The immediate benefit of Ulster signing Christian Lealiifano is the 29-year-old’s versatility. Subject to the granting of a visa, the Wallaby will a(...)

 Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, home of the Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth.  Photograph:  Richard Huggard/Gallo Images/Getty Images)

Fourteen teams, two conferences of seven, three from each qualifying for the playoffs, 21 matches and the presence of two South African franchises, th(...)

File picture of the Supreme Court. The court, by a majority ruling of four to one, has decided that champerty, or litigation financing, is not legal in this jurisdiction. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Supreme Court has invited the Oireachtas to consider the citizen’s constitutional right of access to the courts in the context of the Persona case(...)

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