George Lee

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Gerry King (left) from Dunleer, Co Louth, ploughing in the senior horse section, watched by his son Gerard  at the National Ploughing Championships. Photograph: Eric Luke

There is nothing like this. Nothing. Here, you get the real deal. This is the mood your vintage oilcloth artisan types strive to evoke in their carefu(...)

 Griff and Garreth Jones from Wales at the Classic section at the National Ploughing Championships at Ratheniska, Co Laois. Photograph: Eric Luke

If you feel like chewing on some crickets, blinging up your wellies or indulging in a spot of pole climbing then there is only one place to be this we(...)

The BAI’s compliance committee acted on foot of a complaint from listener Barbara Smith, who said RTÉ radio presenter George Lee had simply “laughed off” remarks by Paul Costelloe (above) which she described as “repugnant to women, and dangerous”.

A suggestion by the fashion designer Paul Costelloe that young Irish men in London are “damaging a lot of young English virgins … and more power to th(...)

Harry McGee with the Fianna Fáil leader in Dundrum shopping centre yesterday. Photograph: Darragh Bambrick

The role of Dublin shopping centres in recent election campaigns is almost worth a minor thesis. Blanchardstown has been a favourite haunt of Fine Gae(...)

 Sinn Féin’s   European election candidates Lynn Boylan (left) and Martina Anderson at the launch of Sinn Fein’s European election manifesto Dublin yesterday.  Photograph:  David Sleator/The Irish Times

Anybody who witnessed the first TV3 debate on the European elections with Midland North West candidates last night would know first-hand how chaos the(...)

 Ruth Coppinger  during an anti-austerity protest: got 21.1%  of the vote at the 2011 byelection. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Different rules apply to byelections. They can be a bit of a lottery, with voters giving gove(...)

Cllr Ruth Coppinger (right)  will expect to be in the running for the vacated seat. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Different rules apply to by-elections. They can be a bit of a lottery, with votes giving governments mid-term kicks or giving a chance to a qui(...)

In 2009  RTE’s George Lee was chosen as a Fine Gael  candidate for the Dáil and won the contest by a landslide.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

For a political party, a celebrity candidate is to an upcoming election, what a flake is to a ‘99 ice cream. You don’t really really need it but, boy,(...)

Apple has taken aggressive tax avoidance to new heights by becoming virtually stateless. Photograph: Reuters

Taoiseach Enda Kenny must be pleased that his oft-repeated desire that Ireland would become the best small country in the world in which to do busines(...)

Few, if any, opinion articles in this newspaper’s history captured public attention as did Morgan Kelly’s post-Christmas analysis on The Irish Times b(...)

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