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Denis Casey pictured in 2016. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

After former Irish Life and Permanent chief executive Denis Casey lost his appeal against his conviction in the Supreme Court on Thursday, we profile (...)

Thalia wearing white Thalia embellished lace bomber (€2995), Kristen tulle skirt (€495) from Louise Kennedy’s Spring-Summer 2019 collection, which was unveiled at Ballyfin Demesne, Co Laois, on Tuesday. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

The “Louise Kennedy Roadshow” set off by bus from Dublin on Tuesday to Ballyfin Demesne in Co Laois for an exclusive preview of the designer’s new spr(...)

Mary Jones says the radiation emissions are ‘very low’ as the machine uses new digital technology.

The traumatic experience of bringing elderly relatives to overcrowded emergency departments helped inspire a former nurse to launch what is claimed as(...)

Forensic officers inspect the remains of the vehicle  used as a car bomb outside Derry courthouse on January 20th, 2019. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Historian Marisa McGlinchey found herself being assailed for comment and explanation from a number of journalistic quarters following the “New IRA” ca(...)

 Lorcan O’Connor,  an accountant, is currently head of the Insolvency Service of Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke

Tackling a €780 million pension shortfall and managing extensive properties are among the challenges facing incoming CIÉ chief executive Lorcan O’Con(...)

The best podcasts of 2018

In 2018, I have listened to a new podcast, or two, every week. The medium is at a point where it is cresting – something beyond just playing out forms(...)

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs. Katherine Zappone. File photograph: Eric Luke

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone will be keynote speaker today at a conference at Boston College in the US which will discuss(...)

Gloucester Street laundry in Dublin, the last of Ireland’s infamous Magdalene Laundries, which closed in 1996.

This week’s conference at Boston College on ‘Towards Transitional Justice: Recognition, Truth-telling, and Institutional Abuse In Ireland’ will grappl(...)

Katie Taylor in action against Cindy Serrano. Photograph: Emily Harney/Inpho

Katie Taylor has successfully defended her WBA and IBF world titles against Puerto Rican Cindy Serrano in Boston’s TD Gardens. While the bout went th(...)

 Former Boston Police commissioner Bill Evans: “A lot of police organisations say they have community policing, but they only have it in name. They rarely walk the walk.” Photograph: Tom Honan

From an Irish-American family, William Evans was raised in south Boston. One of six brothers, Evans lost his mother while an infant. Aged 9 years, his(...)

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