Brian Kearney

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The Jessbrook Equestrian Centre, built by convicted drug trafficker John Gilligan beside his home. Photograph: Alan Betson

Jessbrook, the former home of convicted criminal John Gilligan has been declared “sale agreed”, eight months after it went up for sale with what was s(...)

Retired  judge  Barry White: became a well-known and respected judge, presiding over some of the most high-profile murder and rape cases to come before the courts.

Mr Justice Barry White stepped down as a judge in September 2014 after a long career as a lawyer – first as a leading criminal barrister and then, fro(...)

Joint Garda/social welfare checkpoint on Mallow to Cork road. Twenty members of the force joined the national unit earlier this year and are able to use their powers of arrest. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

It’s shortly after 9am and the benefit fraud team spots two builders working on the roof of a house in a suburban housing estate. “I’ve a funny feelin(...)

There are fashions – even in houses. That might seem odd when you think about it, because houses, after all, are built to last; but when Tony and J(...)

NTR chairman Tom Roche. The annual meeting is the obvious platform for Roche or, if he feels conflicted given his control of Woodford Capital , one of the non-execs, to outline the plan for NTR’s future that has been drafted behind the scenes. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

There’s a wind blowing through Irish investment group NTR and it’s not being generated by its turbines in the United States. Last weekend, the (...)