The late Alan McQuillan who was characterised as “truly a radio man”. Photograph: Courtesy RTÉ

RTÉ has paid tribute to its radio presenter Alan McQuillan who it said died suddenly on Wednesday. McQuillan, who was based at 2FM, was with the bro(...)

George McFall, former Gaiety stage manager: “Louis Elliman (former managing director who died in 1965) has been seen several times.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Agatha Christie’s whodunnit The Mousetrap might have been running in London’s West End for roughly a thousand years now, but Susan Hill’s ghost story,(...)

The parties at Stormont have a “one of ours and one of yours” culture regarding public appointments – fair nepotism, if you like. Photograph: PA

Alan McQuillan, a former deputy chief constable of the PSNI, says the level of “cronyism” in Northern Ireland’s public life creates an environment “in(...)

 Thomas ‘Slab’ Murphy (66) of Ballybinaby, Hackballscross, Co Louth arriving for his sentencing hearing at the Special Criminal Court in Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts

As a young police officer, former Police Service of Northern Ireland assistant chief constable Alan McQuillan once engaged in a bizarre game of cross-(...)