Seán McEniff, Ray McSharry and Brian Ó Domhnaill canvassing in Donegal town in 2010. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland’s longest serving councillor, Seán McEniff, died on Friday at the age of 81. The hotelier had been seriously ill in hospital in Dublin follow(...)

Bundoran Town Council  brought High Court proceedings against Patricia McCafferty alleging she had turned up at council meetings wearing a high-visibility jacket with the words “Bundoran Town Council are Corrupt” exhibited on the back with pictures of eight of the nine councillors. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Bundoran Town Council has secured orders restraining a former traffic warden publishing what it described as “grossly defamatory” material alleging co(...)