Brian Mcdonald

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Galway Clinic: the judge’s  order was made in ongoing injunction proceedings brought by three companies involved in a dispute over shares in the Galway private hospital.

A High Court judge has directed US-based businessman and medical doctor Joseph Sheehan Snr to provide a sworn statement setting out details of the pur(...)

Barry O’Mahony and Tiernan Kennedy of Umba: the fintech start-up  already has 170,000 customers in Africa, many of whom lack access to basic banking facilities, but can use Umba’s smartphone app. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Irish fintech start-up Umba, which facilitates micro-loans to emerging economies in Africa, has closed a funding round with two leading Irish venture (...)

Dun Aengus (at right), on Inis Mór in the  Aran Islands. File photograph: Tourism Ireland

Emergency support works have had to be carried out at one of the country’s most important heritage sites. Support scaffolding had to be erected at Dun(...)

New bye-laws have been drafted to provide more wide-ranging powers in response to repeated incidents of loutish behaviour and vast numbers of beer cans left behind on beaches and green areas in Galway during the summer months. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Lifeguards, as well as gardaí, may soon have the power to seize alcohol from rowdy crowds on beaches in the west. New bye-laws have been drafted to pr(...)

Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall leave Westminster Abbey after attending a thanksgiving service on Sunday. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

Security checks have been carried out on a fishing village in the west in preparation for visit by British royalty.Gardaí have spent recent weeks chec(...)

The stock list from which prisoners can purchase items for sale through tuck shops was released by the Irish Prison Service (IPS) under the Freedom of Information Acts. File photograph: Getty Images

There’s no escaping the popularity of One Direction. Not even in prison. Hardened lags serving time in Irish jails can now count their days of servitu(...)

The thieves forced their way into the unoccupied church through the sacristy door and spent some time inside, removing a safe which was built into a wall before making their escape. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A priest has spoken of the devastation in his parish after his church was vandalised and robbed.Fr Declan McInerney, parish priest of Eyrecourt in eas(...)

A bagpipe band makes its way up 5th Avenue  on St Patrick’s Day. Photograph: Getty

Guinness is back as sponsor of the world’s biggest St Patrick’s Day parade.The drinks giant withdrew its support of the 2014 parade down Fifth Avenue (...)

A file photograph of Republican Pearse McAuley who has been in remanded in custody for a further two weeks after appearing in court in Co Roscommon.

Republican Pearse McAuley has been in remanded in custody for a further two weeks after appearing in court in Co Roscommon. Mr McAuley (50) is facing (...)

The post office in Cappataggle, Co Galway, had been run by three generations of the Dooley family for 100 years. Photograph: Thinkstock

A rural community saw out the old year in sadness yesterday as their post office closed for the final time after 100 years.Three generations of the Do(...)

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