Brian Foley

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Pauline Whelan, Gearoid Whelan, Ella Whelan and Brian Whelan of Whelan’s Pub in Newcastle West, Co Limerick. The family pub has been adapted to enable social distancing whenever restrictions due to coronavirus are lifted or eased. Photograph: Alan Place

Gearoid Whelan is up a ladder in his pub in Newcastle West, Co Limerick. He is getting ready for the reopening he still believes might happen in the s(...)

A closed shop in Malahide during the Covid-19 pandemic. Photograph: Alan Betson

Employers who temporarily lay off workers because of coronavirus will not be refunded for paying them anything over and above the new Covid-19 unemplo(...)

 The closed Shamrock bar on the Killarney road in Newcastle West, Limerick. Photograph Liam Burke/Press 22

“There were nine pubs in this street at one stage. Then it went down to one. Now it’s back up to four.” Patrick O’Kelly is standing on the street out(...)

A 60 year old widow who is seriously ill with cancer has launched a High Court action over the alleged misinterpretation of her smear slides which wer(...)

‘The lifting of the Good Friday alcohol ban brings Ireland in line with all other European destinations, including the Vatican.’

Anyone propping up a bar stool on Good Friday might raise a glass to Limerick judge Tom O’Donnell. As pubs and restaurants open around the country,(...)

Brian Foley’s monthly magazine Auto Ireland was launched in 1968.

Brian Foley, photographer, journalist and publisher, was the pre-eminent motoring and motorsport chronicler in Ireland over the past 60 years. His mag(...)