Eddie Kelly

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Minister for foreign affairs Brian Lenihan with An Ngoc Dung (2) and Van Quoc Thanh (3) at a party for Vietnamese refugees at Blanchardstown hospital, Co Dublin, in 1979. Photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times

Forty years ago today, on Christmas Eve 1979, the front page of The Irish Times carried an unusually cheery photograph of then minister for foreign af(...)

Patrick Atkinson: “The Americans are brilliant at not wasting a recession, they knew this was cyclical and they’d been through it.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

“How do you feel about moving home,” a head hunter asked Patrick Atkinson over the phone in 2015. The marketing executive had spent just more than 10 (...)

Eddie Kelly, chief executive of Grafton Merchanting: company anticipates “a more sustained new homebuilding programme over the coming years”.   Photograph: Shane O’Neill Photography.

Grafton Merchanting, the owner of the Chadwicks and Heiton Buckley brands, has announced it will create 170 jobs over the next two years. The jobs wil(...)

When Maddie Kelly, who has died aged 102, was three years old, her father became excited by events in Dublin and drove from his Co Monaghan home towar(...)

Laois’s John O’Loughlin who played on the minor side that defeated Dublin 2-12 to 1-3 in 2007. Photograph: Inpho

It’s only seven years ago and yet today it feels like the sort of scoreline you’d only find going through dusty almanacs with a magnifying glass – La(...)

A section of the bumper first-day attendance at the National Ploughing Championships, at Ratheniska , Stradbally, Co Laois. Photograph: Eric Luke

Where else would you get it? Hundreds of people were gathered around a shed in Ratheniska, intently watching a herd of 40 cows. Occasionally a cow app(...)