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Ken Doherty: Played Stephen Lee in Malta in 2008 where Lee conspired to lose to him.

The thing about Stephen Lee, says Ken Doherty is that “he was liked on the circuit.” In the worst case of match-fixing in the history of snooker, I(...)

Soul survivors

Some small talk over the first of last Friday’s cans in Stradbally led to the usual enquiry about arrival times. “Just after eight this morning,” was (...)

Renault has something of an image problem in Ireland. To the true motoring enthusiast, Renault is one of the most storied and innovative car makers th(...)

‘There is no obvious way to contact Ryanair from the information supplied on its website,’ says our reader

Frustrated trying to call airline over lost iPadA reader called Sally recently travelled to Malta from Dublin with Ryanair. About an hour after landin(...)

The globe-trotting developer Paddy Kelly, who owes taxpayers about €1.5 billion through Nama, was recently in court in Amsterdam in a row involving h(...)

The Grouse Lodge recording studios in Westmeath

As Paddy Kelly digs in on sun-soaked Malta, his son’s former business partner is still battling away back home. The entertainment entrepreneur Paddy D(...)

Pope Francis made his first official trip outside Rome today with a visit to Lampedusa, the tiny island off Sicily that has been the first port of safety for untold thousands of migrants crossing by sea from North Africa to Europe. The choice of Lampedusa is a highly symbolic one for Francis, who has placed the poor at the centre of his papacy and called on the Church to return to its mission of serving them. Photograph: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters

Pope Francis has visited the small Italian island of Lampedusa and laid a wreath in memory of the thousands of migrants from Africa who have died tryi(...)

Migrants wait to disembark from an Italian navy ship  in Sicily after being rescued from a Turkish cargo ship in 2009.  Photograph: AP

When the Arab spring surged into full force, most Europeans hailed the revolutionary events as a t(...)

The current abortion debate exposes deep-rooted misogynistic and sexist attitudes to Irish women’s reproductive health and rights. First, there(...)

Ireland is the second most likely country in the euro zone to fall victim to renewed financial turbulence, a leading German ec(...)

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