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Allied Irish Banks: “AIB has a long history of being bailed out by taxpayers, of poor corporate culture, of excessive remuneration, and of overcharging customers.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Government strategy for privatising AIB has focused solely on the art of the deal – the price, how much to sell, and when to sell our 99 per cent.(...)

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Gardaí at the scene of the fire at Scoil Naithi in Ballinteer. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Scoil Naithí primary school in Ballinteer will remain closed for a second week from next Monday after suffering “extensive damage” in a fire. The(...)

Gardaí at the scene of the fire at Scoil Naithí in Ballinteer this morning. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

The Scoil Naithí primary school in Ballinteer will remain closed for the week after a fire on Monday morning “extensively damaged” the south Dublin Ga(...)

Taoiseach Bertie Ahern, back in 2008, surrounded by Cabinet colleagues, announcing his resignation. Photograph: Frank Miller

Far from casting the Fianna Fáil door wide open to welcome Bertie Ahern back after years of wandering, Micheál Martin’s strong statement on Thursday (...)

Bertie Ahern: perhaps he misses the political limelight and public adoration. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh.

Brian Cowen has been known to tell people that he subscribes to the Liam Cosgrave code of etiquette for former taoisigh: when you’re out, you lay low(...)

Donald Trump, played by Alec Baldwin on Saturday Night Live, right, was easily the most parodied candidate in US election history and he still won

Satire is a powerful tool for telling the truth. Saturday Night Live sketches parodying Donald Trump have tens of millions of views online. Highligh(...)

Billy Holland: “I grew up with my father being involved with Munster, I love Munster and  Irish rugby and everything it represents.” Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Who doesn’t love a good family story on Test week? Particularly about a son finally following in his father’s controversial footsteps. The Hollands a(...)

Nell McCafferty graduated from Queen’s University Belfast with a BA degree in 1964. Photograph: Court Collins

It may have been over half a century since she first graduated from the groves of academe but feminist and civil rights campaigner Nell McCafferty ha(...)

Members of the National Farmers’ Association marching to the Department of Agriculture  in 1966. Photograph: Gordon Standing

Inspired by Martin Luther King’s civil rights marches, the Farmers’ Rights Campaign was recalled in Bantry where in 1966 some 16 farmers began a marc(...)

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