Donal Hickey

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William O’Brien: He was a former director of Murphy’s brewery in Cork and was partly responsible for convincing Heineken to take it over

Willie O’Brien, who has died at the age of 89, was the founder of one of Ireland’s most successful crane- and plant-hire companies. A lifelong support(...)

‘Very provocative’: interior of House 4, Firhouse, by Taka Architects. Photograph: Alice Clancy

The chief appeal of the New Irish Architecture 28: AAI Awards book, published by Gandon Editions, is the insight it gives into the conversations that (...)

Family business: Danny Healy-Rae at Rae’s bar in Kilgarvan. Photograph: Paulo Nunes dos Santos/NYT

The home village A sign outside one of the three pubs in the Co Kerry village of Kilgarvan promises Ireland’s first round pool table. And O’Reilly’(...)

Jackie Healy-Rae’s remains receive a round of applause from hundreds of mourners as they are carried into his pub in Kilgarvan, Co Kerry, on Saturday evening. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Hundreds of mourners gathered in Kilgarvan, Co Kerry, last night for the removal of the remains of former Independent TD Jackie Healy-Rae. From(...)