David O Brien

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 Smurfit Kappa chief executive Tony Smurfit. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Smurfit Kappa’s earnings rose by 2 per cent in the first quarter to beat analysts’ expectations, as sales surged and the packaging giant dealt with a (...)

Former Ireland boxing coach Billy Walsh. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Nicolas Cruz Hernandez, Gary Keegan, Billy Walsh – all have their tales to tell about Irish boxing, how and why they came and left and what mark it ha(...)

Chinese embassy on Ailesbury Road:  “Nobody has forced or will force [Yvonne Murray]. Sensationalist presentation sells paper but won’t for too long.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Combative tweets from the Chinese embassy in Dublin about the departure of Irish journalist Yvonne Murray from China were probably written to impress (...)

Patrick Sarsfield, one of the great tragic figures of Irish history, left Ireland in 1691 with the remnants of the Jacobian army which was defeated in the service of King James II at the battles of the Boyne in 1690 and Aughrim a year later.

Campaigners seeking to repatriate the remains of Patrick Sarsfield believe they have found the place where he is buried. Sarsfield, one of the great(...)

A high-security facility near what is believed to be a re-education camp where mostly Muslim ethnic minorities are detained, on the outskirts of Hotan, in China’s northwestern Xinjiang region. File photograph: Greg Baker/AFP via Getty

Ireland should take a lead role in raising the Chinese government’s campaign of “genocide” against the Uighur people when it takes its seat on the UN (...)

Shelmaliers’ Joe Kelly and Sean Doyle of Naomh Eanna in action during Sunday’s Wexford hurling final. Photograph: Inpho

Shelmaliers 3-18 Naomh Éanna 3-11 Rising superbly to their task, Shelmaliers, took full advantage of the ‘new normal’ to cap a powerful series of dis(...)

Around 120,000 workers could be affected by the High Court ruling,  so it is not surprising that unions set out their position quickly

Builders’ unions are already closing ranks and warning employers against using this week’s High Court ruling, that sectoral employment orders governin(...)

Ryanair’s Eddie Wilson dismissed as meaningless Government plans to allow air travel only with countries with similarly low rates of coronavirus. Photograph: Bloomberg

The Government’s air travel taskforce warned two weeks ago that an immediate decision was needed on the Republic’s two-week Covid-19 quarantine. The (...)

The Government should axe its controversial Covid-19 quarantine on incoming passengers by next week, a State-appointed task force says.  Photograph: Kate Geraghty

The Government should axe its controversial Covid-19 quarantine on incoming passengers by next week, a State-appointed taskforce says. Covid-19 trave(...)

The J109 Outrajeous  from Howth Yacht Club is an early entry into June’s 2020 Round Ireland Yacht Race. Photograph: David O’Brien

As entries open this week for the Round Ireland Yacht Race, 13 have entered almost immediately, with some exotic charter boats expected to add extra s(...)

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