Bill Shipsey

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Colm Toibín: the author has signed a manifesto along with 50  international personalities calling for  political engagement between Madrid and Catalonia.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The Catalan independence movement is hoping to persuade the Spanish government to return to the negotiating table, more than 10 months after incipien(...)

Leslie Buckley: The inspectors  will  examine suspicions that  he and Denis O’Brien may have discussed “inside information” about INM. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The significance of the State’s sprawling investigation into Independent News and Media (INM) is suggested in some of the the numbers. So far the Of(...)

Students demonstrate in Barcelona against the position of the Spanish government to ban the self-determination referendum of Catalonia. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

The Parnell Monument which stands at the top of Dublin’s O’Connell Street is an almost 50m high triangular obelisk similar in prominence to the well k(...)

The Edge, Yoko Ono and Bono stand infront of a tapestry in memory of John Lennon at Ellis Island. Photograph: Edu Bayer

U2’s Bono claimed John Lennon and the rest of The Beatles as Irish at a ceremony on Ellis Island off New York City to unveil a giant tapestry marking (...)

Seán Dunne: legal eam argued Irish bankruptcy laws do not allow for dual bankruptcy findings in different jurisdictions. Photograph: Steve Miller/The Irish Times

An appeal by Seán Dunne aimed at setting aside his Irish bankruptcy has opened before the Supreme Court. Lawyers for the developer, now based in the (...)

 A detail from the tapestry tribute to Seamus Heaney by Czech artist Peter Sís

If there is any substitute for love, it is memory – Jos Brodsky A s you tr(...)

The property developer Sean Dunne and his wife Gayle Killilea. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh.

Developer Seán Dunne has strongly disputed claims that there was a “secret panel” in a bookshelf wall of a K-Club house where valuable artwork (...)

Sean Dunne, now living in  the US, wants orders overturning a decision of the Irish High Court last July adjudicating him bankrupt here

Bankrupt developer Sean Dunne has initiated a legal challenge aimed at recovering documents and other material, believed to include a number of painti(...)

Sean Dunne was adjudicated bankrupt by Ms Justice Elizabeth Dunne at the High Court last July.

Developer Sean Dunne’s bid to overturn his bankruptcy will be heard by the High Court next month.Mr Dunne was adjudicated bankrupt by Ms Justice Eliza(...)