Brian Keenan

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Richard O’Halloran speaking from China with RTÉ Prime Time last February.


     Gardaí charged the boy, then aged 14, with two sexual offences at his home last year

A 15-year-old Dublin boy has been sent forward for trial to the Central Criminal Court accused of a young girl’s rape and sexual assault during a slee(...)

The DPP has directed trial on indictment, meaning the case is too serious for the Children’s Court. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

A youth has been charged with sexually abusing two young girls in Dublin. The 18-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, appeared at the Dub(...)

The boy is accused of raping and sexually assaulting the girl over two successive dates in 2020, when he was 15. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A 16-year-old has been charged with raping a girl at a park in Dublin. The boy appeared before Judge Treasa Kelly at the Dublin Children’s Court char(...)

Vincent Brady: in both his political and business life, he showed that strength of character and perseverance can overcome all obstacles

Former Fianna Fail minister and businessman Vincent Brady, who died on October 6th, 2020, was a quietly spoken man, always courteous, non-confrontatio(...)

Detective Garda Fitzpatrick said the injured party had been in the East Wall area an hour before the incident, ‘where he sought a substance that turned out to be a rip off of a drug deal’. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A 30-year-old man suffered life threatening injuries in a mini riot in Dublin after he was ripped off in a drug deal and demanded a refund, a court ha(...)

The former Fianna Fail minister for defence and Dublin TD Vincent Brady, pictured here in 2010, has died.  Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times.

The former Fianna Fail minister for defence and Dublin TD Vincent Brady has died. Mr Brady was first elected to the Dáil for the constituency of Dub(...)

Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness and Bobby Storey address supporters at a protest on the Falls Road over the arrest of Gerry Adams in 2014. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Veteran Republican masterminded Northern Bank Robbery and Maze prison escape before playing key role in Sinn Féin’s road to peace Nearly 1,800 men(...)

A file photograph of  Bobby Storey who died on Sunday. Photograph:  Liam McBurney/PA Wire.

Belfast republican Bobby Storey, who was one of the leaders of the Maze prison escape of 1983 and later became Sinn Féin’s Northern chairman, has died(...)

Brian Keenan was teaching at the American University of Beirut when he was kidnapped by the pro-Iranian Islamic Jihad in April 1986. He was freed in 1990. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fine Gael leader Alan Dukes wrote to the tánaiste Brian Lenihan in 1988 to tell him of a “cynical and disquieting” move by the Iranian ambassador to c(...)

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