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Spare Tyres. Painting: Mary Burke
Art and the essence of farming

Mary Burke’s exhibition At Home on the Farm avoids bucolic cliche to catch rural functionality Farms don’t feature much in art, except as bucoli(...)

A man who was sexually abused as a child by a neighbour has been awarded €200,000 damages by the High Court.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

A man who was sexually abused as a child by a neighbour has been awarded €200,000 damages by the High Court. Cian McCarthy was aged just seven when (...)

Former solicitor David Herlihy made false stamp duty returns and backdated deeds.

A solicitor found guilty of professional misconduct in “numerous matters”, including making false stamp duty returns and backdating deeds, has been st(...)

Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan arrives at Ennis District Court. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan shouted: “I’m an icon, I’m the queen of Limerick” during an incident at Shannon Airport where she headbutted and(...)

Dolores O’Riordan is facing four charges, including assault, after being arrested at Shannon Airport in Ireland on November 10th last year after flying in from New York. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Singer Dolores O’Riordan is receiving medical care as she awaits trial over an alleged air rage incident, a court has heard. The former Cranberries si(...)

Paul Dunne: produced an amazing display at the British Open where he was co-leader with a round to go.  Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters

Nigel Edwards won’t feel pressure when he sits down this weekend to draw up the Walker Cup team to face the USA. When the 10 names are announced on Mo(...)

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland, which regulates the profession, secured legal costs exceeding €32,000 plus VAT in a series of prosecutions against individual pharmacies in 2011 and 2012. Photograph: PA Wire

Fines totalling over €21,000 have been imposed on 12 pharmacies for offences relating to the sale, display and storage of medicines.The Pharmaceutical(...)

Jerry Henchy: “delighted with the outcome of the case and that his good name and reputation have also been fully vindicated”

Former Dairygold chief executive Jerry Henchy has settled his High Court dispute with the society over the termination of his €580,000-a-year position(...)

Mr Jerry Henchy, former CEO of Dairygold,  leaves the Four Courts yesterday. Photograph: Collins Courts

Former Dairygold chief executive Jerry Henchy has told the High Court he did not have a relationship of “total trust” at all times with the society’s (...)