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The court’s decision leaves Michael Lynn with no further legal recourse in his campaign to avoid returning to Ireland.

Brazil’s supreme court on Tuesday removed the final legal barrier to the extradition back to Ireland of fugitive former solicitor Michael Lynn to face(...)

Flooding at Springfield, Co Clare: Minister for Agriculture and the Marine Simon Coveney on a fact-finding mission. Photograph: Gareth Williams/Press 22

The Government will tomorrow approve a substantial increase in funding for flood relief and a new flood forecasting service as it intensifies efforts (...)

Gary Loftus, owner of the Kevin Loftus drapery store in Crossmolina, clears away damaged goods after the weekend’s flood damage where water levels reached more than 1.2m. Photograph:  Michael McLaughlin

As Crossmolina in Co Mayo began to dry out from yet another costly swamping by the Deel river yesterday, “people before pearl mussels” was the freque(...)

Mr Lynn was arrested in Brazil almost two years ago – on August 29th – and has been held since in a prison in the city of Recife while fighting efforts to return him to Ireland. Photograph: Federal Police of Brazil

Fugitive lawyer Michael Lynn should be back in Ireland before the end of the year to face charges relating to the collapse of his property empire, acc(...)

My old teacher

Catherine Fulvio Chef and proprietor of Ballyknocken House and Cookery School “Her name was Jackie Curran Olohan, and when I was in second(...)