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John Francis Morrissey and his wife, Nicola

A senior member of the Kinahan crime gang set up a membership subscription website owned by offshore companies with the help of the controversial Pana(...)

 Troy Parrott: You flippin’ beeeeeeeeauty.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It really isn’t that long ago, no more than a sprinkling of months, that we were looking forward to international nights with much the same anticipati(...)

John O’Hara’s hope and expectations of making his fortune never came to pass, but he did come to enjoy a brief fame and popularity in the bullring. Photograph: Getty Images

Not so long ago, I was alerted to the existence of a little-known Irish bullfighter who, after hanging up his cape, had retired to Clifden to indulge (...)

Wayne Rooney tore onto the scene as a 16-year-old against Arsenal who were then the yardstick. Photograph:  Mike Finn-Kelcey/Getty Images.

It’s been a pub quiz staple for decades: name the long running soap opera set in Manchester. And while Corrie and the crew in the Rovers Return is the(...)

Flutter Entertainment chief executive Peter Jackson. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Paddy Power-owner Flutter Entertainment is to buy online bingo operator Tombola for more than £400 million (€478m). The terms will see Flutter pay £40(...)

Brendan Behan: never claimed authorship of The Old Triangle.

Getting back to Trumpeter Landfried (An Irishman’s Diary, October 27th), a survivor of the charge of the Light Brigade whose voice is preserved on rec(...)

Illustration of the charge of the Light Brigade at Balaclava during the Crimean War. Photograph:   Mansell/Time Life Pictures/Getty

The Monday just gone being the latest anniversary of the charge of the Light Brigade, I chanced upon an extraordinary recording of one of the particip(...)

In 30 interviews over the course of nearly 12-months, Martin  Shields painted a detailed picture for those investigating the scheme, taking them step-by-step through how it worked and who was involved. Photograph: iStock

At several points in the career of 43-year-old Martin Shields, the Newry-born man felt undervalued and underpaid by the financial and banking sector. (...)

Ireland’s Callum Robinson celebrates one of his two goals which helped secure victory over  Azerbaijan in the World Cup clash  at Baku’s Olympic Stadium. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Azerbaijan 0 Republic of Ireland 3 After last Tuesday’s notorious press conference diluted Callum Robinson’s relations with the Irish media, the We(...)

While the digital Covid certificate  system  is set for formal launch on July 1st, Greece has announced  it is ready to use the system earlier as it is keen to start its summer tourism season. Photograph: Getty Images

Europe Correspondent What is the EU digital Covid certificate? The digital Covid certificate is aimed to help EU residents demonstrate whether they(...)

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