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Archbishop Eamon Martin: “I would go so far to say the factionalism that has emerged in the whole Brexit debate has become dangerous.” File photograph: Tom Honan

Northern Ireland Catholics have been left out of the Brexit debate in the UK, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland Eamon Martin has said. “(...)

Tony Lunney listens to Fr Oliver O’Reilly’s sermon condeming the attack on his brother Kevin. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

The brother of businessman Kevin Lunney said his brother was “comfortable” after being discharged from hospital in recent days and is delighted to be (...)

Kevin Lunney, who was abducted and attacked earlier this month, was ‘enormously grateful for the support’, a spokesman said.

Co Cavan priest Fr Ollie O’Reilly said he had “no other option” but to speak out against the “perpetrators” and “paymaster or paymasters” behind the a(...)

The parish priest said he was totally shocked and angry at the depraved and scandalous attack on Kevin Lunney  by “hired savage thugs”. Photograph: Quinn Industrial Holdings/PA Wire

The attack on Quinn group executive Kevin Lunney was a modern form of crucifixion carried out by a Mafia-style group with its own “Godfather” and was (...)

Quinn Industrial Holdings executive Kevin Lunney, who was abducted and seriously assaulted before being dumped at the side of the road in Co Cavan. Photograph: Quinn Industrial Holdings/PA Wire

Security sources have described the attack on businessman Kevin Lunney as a throwback to the era of Provisional IRA punishment beatings. They added th(...)

The homes involved are in the Elder Heath development in Tallaght, Dublin. Photograph: iStock

The developer of a new housing estate in Tallaght, Dublin, is suing an insulation board manufacturer after floors in some of the new homes allegedly s(...)

Arthur and Grainne Cassidy outside their store, Pieces, on South Great George’s Street. Photograph: Alan Betson

Furnishing a home takes time as well as money. The recession years destroyed many of the solo traders within the furniture industry. The middle market(...)

Quinn Industrial Holdings chief executive Liam McCaffrey said the lack of arrests in relation to attacks was “enormously frustrating”. Photograph: Collins

Gardaí investigating an arson attack at the home of a senior executive of Quinn Industrial Holdings (QIH) believe it was part of an ongoing campaign o(...)

A short holiday at home is the perfect way to spend the last days of summer. Photograph: iStock
Have an August adventure

There’s nothing as depressing for kids as trying on new school uniforms in summer, so how about schools of a different kind? A boat trip from Dolphinw(...)

Outgoing hotels federation chief Joe Dolan said coarse fishermen, who traditionally hail from Britain, were almost non-existent this year. Photograph: Getty Images

A drop in numbers of British tourists visiting the Republic following the Brexit vote cost the hospitality industry more than €60 million in 2017, wit(...)

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