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The Intercontinental hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.

Staying in a five-star hotel for most is followed by a check out at noon, but a growing number of people are choosing to have a permanent base in high(...)

 Former taoiseach, Albert Reynolds pictured with his wife Kathleen at the Royal College of Physicians in 2009. File Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Kathleen Reynolds, the wife of former taoiseach Albert Reynolds, has died aged 88. It is understood Mrs Reynolds died at the family home in Dublin in(...)

Seán Haughey TD with his laptop showing the website the former taoiseach's family has created – charlesjhaughey.ie. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Former Fianna Fáil leaders have had different interests in the years after power, but Charles Haughey’s unknown poetic side has remained a secret. A (...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin managed to strike a convincing balance between realism and hope, urging people to stick with the national effort for one last push while holding out the promise of a gradual – and, it is hoped, definitive – reopening over the coming months. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography/PA Wire

With a sure-footed grace that made the Ever Given look like a nimble speedboat, the Government got its one big task right this week only to find itsel(...)

Patrick Russell  was jailed for three years earlier this month for the theft of €215,000 from a businessman whom he was acting as an agent for in the purchase of a Co Kildare warehouse in 2015. Photograph:  Collins Courts

Jailed former barrister Patrick Russell (57) conned people out of more than €12 million in a litany of frauds that began in his early 20s, senior Gard(...)

Journalist Ivan Little and Ian Milne outside Drumcree church

A Co Armagh businessman and former Orange Order member has recounted how during political reconciliation discussions an offer was made to remove the I(...)

Bina McLoughlin: reached international audiences through her walk-on role as a shepherdess in Jim Sheridan’s 1990 movie, The Field.

Since she was the Queen of Connemara, and her powers and skills in sorcery meant she could put curses on all and sundry, even on such high-flying poli(...)

 Edgar Allan Poe: spooky coincidence. Photograph: Getty Images

A sharp-eyed Kildare reader writes to suggest that the sub-editor of an Irish Independent GAA story on Monday may have been betraying his or her age. (...)

THE GREEN PARTY MAY BE ENTERING GOVERNMENT WITH TWO PARTNERS, WHO HAPPEN TO BE FIERCE POLITICAL RIVALS. THIS NOVEL PARTNERSHIP COULD TAKE SOME GETT(...)

 ‘Pat the Banker’: with a background in health, politics and banking, Pat Farrell is no stranger to the challenges that come with representing a maligned sector.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

If Pat Farrell had trouble being painted as the bogeyman, his working life would have been a nightmare. In the more than 45 years since he left school(...)

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