John Kelly

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The late Alec Finn. Photograph: Joe O'Shaughnessy

President Michael D Higgins has led tributes to the traditional musician Alec Finn who has died aged 74. Finn was a founder member of De Danann, one(...)

Traditional musician Donal Lunny playing at the launch of MusicTown in The Mansion House last night. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Rock band Bell X1, folk singer Lisa O’Neill, traditional legend Donal Lunny and classical pianist Fionnuala Moynihan were among the performers (...)

Frank Flannery said the committee’s work was politicised due to his long connection with Fine Gael. Photograph: The Irish Times

The Public Accounts Committee moved quickly last night to reject a challenge to its exami(...)

Angela Kerins: has resigned, citing toll of recent controversies on her family and on Rehab itself. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The seeds of Angela Kerins’s exit from Rehab were sown 87 days ago when she went on RTÉ’s Morning Ireland (...)

Public Accounts Committee chairman John McGuinness. File  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Rehab Group has accused the chairman of the Public Accounts Committee John McGuinness of being “grossly unfair” in his treatment of the cha(...)

 TDs took legal advice on the allegations, which Public Accounts Committee committee chairman John McGuinness said “could potentially involve criminal wrongdoing”.

Rehab says it will do “everything in its power” to ensure allegations made by a developer against people involved with the charity are dealt wi(...)

Former solicitor Thomas Byrne (47) arriving at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today. Photograph: Collins Courts.

The then minister for justice Michael McDowell was a guest speaker at Thomas Byrne’s Christmas Party in the Four Seasons, the trial of the former soli(...)

Former Solicitor Thomas Byrne (47) arriving at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today. Photograph: Collins Courts

A garda and property dealer has told the trial of Thomas Byrne he never made a criminal complaint about €610,000 which was taken from his account at t(...)

Seamus Heaney’s remains are carried by his sons Michael (left) and Christopher (centre) and their uncle Barry Devlin  at the Church of the Sacred Heart Donnybrook. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Poet Seamus Heaney’s last words were in a text message to his wife Marie last Friday, minutes before he passed away, his son Michael said yesterday. “(...)