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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(...)

Court heard boy had admitted driving at up to 240kph after taking car in November last year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The case of a troubled 17-year-old Dublin boy accused of reaching speeds of 240km/h after stealing his mother’s car is too serious for the Children’s (...)

 Ferdia Mac Anna,  husband of  the late Irish Times journalist  Kate Holmquist and members of her family accompany her coffin at her funeral service in St Pauls Church, Silchester Road, Glenageary. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

The late Irish Times journalist, Kate Holmquist has been remembered as a writer of “enormous talent and creativity” whose work was “a road map of Iris(...)

In a Word

Her name was Emma and did she have a temper! On this date last year she threw everything at us: ferocious wind, torrential rain, and a blizzard. We we(...)

Frank McGuinness: Excerpts from his play ‘Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me’ will be performed in Cork Prison. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

“A kind of eerie sadness” is how theatre director Andrew Flynn recalls the last time he was involved putting on a production of Frank McGuinness’s “So(...)

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