James J O’Sullivan published a novel The Stiletto in 2011.

Retired District Court judge and author James J O’Sullivan has died aged 85. The former judge, who retired in 2002, died at Portlaoise Hospital on T(...)

An photograph showing Niall Bowditch and Kasper Kacprzak from a GoFundMe page set up for their families.

Family members of the pilot who died in a plane crash which also killed a seven-year-old boy in Co Offaly on Sunday are expected to arrive in Ireland (...)

Marcella Corcoran Kennedy. Offaly now has no elected female representatives at council level, though two of its three TDs are women: Offaly-North Tipperary’s TDs are Ms Corcoran Kennedy, Barry Cowen  and Carol Nolan

Offaly’s only female councillor was replaced by a man at a meeting of the county council on Monday. Cllr Tony McCormack was co-opted to replace Fian(...)

Sinn Féin TD for Dublin Central Mary Lou McDonald is likely to fight the next election as the party’s  leader if, as expected, Gerry Adams stands down in advance. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Political parties are paying particular attention to four constituencies where the number of seats has changed for the next general election. The thr(...)

The court was told last month that former Anglo chief executive David Drumm, who moved to the US after resigning from Anglo in 2008, is willing to testify on Mr Flynn’s behalf
 about the overcharging
.

Anglo Irish Bank and its successor Irish Bank Resolution Corporation overcharged customers by an estimated $1.6 billion (€1.2 billion) and continued t(...)

The so-called ‘Tibor’ rate was allegedly named after Anglo executive Tiarnan O’Mahoney. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

John Flynn, a developer and one of the objectors to the US bankruptcy bid being made by Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC), is alleging that An(...)