Donal Dunne

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Women draw tickets during the Irish Hospitals Sweep Hurdle draw (sweepstakes) at Ballsbridge in Dublin in January 1986.Photograph: Paddy Whelan

Margaret Thatcher told Peter Mandelson “you can’t trust the Irish; they’re all liars”. That was a bit harsh, maybe. But we’re certainly not above the (...)

The Jessbrook Equestrian Centre, built by convicted drug trafficker John Gilligan beside his home. Photograph: Alan Betson

Jessbrook, the former home of convicted criminal John Gilligan has been declared “sale agreed”, eight months after it went up for sale with what was s(...)

Eamonn  Barnes was appointed DPP in January 1975, which position  he held until his retirement in 1999. File photograph:  Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Eamonn Barnes, the State’s first Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), has died. Mr Barnes was appointed to the position in January 1975, which he he(...)

George Davis has been selling newspapers around the shopping centre and other areas of Dún Laoghaire for almost 40 years. Photograph: Collins

Dún Laoghaire news vendor George Davis may sell newspapers at the entrance to the Co Dublin town’s main shopping centre for the rest of his life, a co(...)

John Breen and George Davis at the  Four Courts. Photograph: Collins

A news vendor, whose staff pin-pointed the whereabouts of double murderer Malcolm Macarthur for gardaí­ 35 years ago, will find out on Friday if his n(...)

The Courts of Criminal Justice where the trial was held. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Graham Dwyer’s sentencing has been postponed for four weeks but the only term open to Mr Justice Tony Hunt to impose on him is that of life. W(...)

Abuse reported to the Department of Education in the early 1980s. Photograph: Eric Luke

Tim O’Rourke was sexually abused by a teacher and is one of several dozen, perhaps several hundred, similar abuse victims for whom yesterday’s victory(...)