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Garda forensic team at the scene of the shooting of Jordan Davis  in  Darndale. Photograph: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie

One feature of Irish organised crime over almost two decades has been the significant influence that a very small number of gang leaders has exerted o(...)

The Mini Cooper S 60 Years Edition isn’t the fastest hot hatch around but it still has the lightning steering response that you expect from a Mini, and it’s still gloriously good fun to drive

It seems, as you open the door, as if you’re about to take a step back in time. The exterior looks old, albeit well-scrubbed up. Even given the modern(...)

Maia Dunphy’s freshly painted furniture.
Like me, like my DIY project

The year is 2050. A guide directs a group of furniture enthusiasts around an exhibition. “In front of you is a Le Corbusier, to the left a classic Sta(...)

The reforms proposed would see the establishment of a gambling regulator and a new licensing regime for operators.

Irish bookies and other gaming operators should start preparing for a new regulatory regime. That’s the belief of Pinsent Masons senior associate Derm(...)

Gerry Hutch wearing a disguise at the funeral  for his brother Eddie Hutch in February 2016. Photograph: Reuters

The Kinahan-Hutch feud is being waged between Liam Byrne, Freddie Thompson and Daniel Kinahan on one side and the veteran Dublin criminal Gerry Hutch (...)

The outside of the Mulberry Bush public house and surrounding buildings in Birmingham the day after the bombings in 1974. Photograph:  PA/PA Wire

A convicted bomber has named four men he claims carried out the 1974 Birmingham pub attacks after telling inquests he had been given permission to do (...)

Acme Whistles owner and chief executive Simon Topman: “No matter the scenario, British business people will find a way.” Photograph: Simon Hadley

To an outsider from Ireland on a visit to Brexit Britain, the Birmingham businessman Simon Topman is the raffish epitome of an English gentleman. He (...)

Bridget Lawlor (pictured at work in St Chad’s Hospital in Birmingham in  1955) was among the many Irish women to emigrate to Britain to work for the NHS.  Photograph: Raymond Kleboe/Picture Post/Getty Images

It’s a bleak February morning, and I’m walking across Phibsboro, talking with my mam on the phone. The calving season is at its height down on the far(...)

Julie Hambleton, whose sister Maxine was killed in the Birmingham Bombing, arriving on the first day of the inquest. Photograph:  Anthony Devlin/Getty Images

Long-awaited inquests into the deaths of 21 people in the 1974 IRA Birmingham pub bombings began on Monday with a minute’s silence for the victims. T(...)

George Fleming: “Our Northern Ireland politicians should back Theresa May”

George Fleming of Fleming Agri Products says the bread and butter of his business is in Britain and Ireland. Based in Newbuildings, Co Derry, Fleming (...)

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