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Michael Smurfit leaving the Moriarty tribunal: “Tribunal reports are extremely flawed”, he says. “A finding is considered to be de rigueur law, but it is not. It is one man’s opinion of what he thinks has happened.”

Michael Smurfit says he played a crucial role in creating the conditions for Ireland to become a hub for technology giants like Microsoft and Intel(...)

Lady Valerie Goulding of the Central Remedial Clinic: her charity work was recognised in 1977 when taoiseach Jack Lynch appointed her to the Seanad

Lady Valerie Goulding, mother of Central Remedial Clinic chairman Hamilton Goulding, was a founder and later the major driving force behind the clini(...)

 Brian Cowen: It could be that Mr Cowen is reluctant to sit for a portrait, given that he ended his period as taoiseach under a cloud after the State was forced to accept an international bailout. Photograph: David Sleator

The Department of the Taoiseach has yet to give the go-ahead for an official portrait of former taoiseach Brian Cowen almost three years after he r(...)

There are several accomplished portrait painters around today to tackle Brian Cowen. Photograph: Eric Luke

It’s not surprising that most of the portraits of former taoisigh hanging in Leinster House do not scale the heights of artistic excellence. However, (...)

In one of the most famous of all GAA encounters, Cork, with star players including the late Jack Lynch and Jim Young, beat Dublin to win the All-Irela(...)

Seosamh Ó Maolalaí at the Teachers Club in Parnell Square, Dublin, where the Dublin Yarnspinners meet to tell and listen to stories. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

“So that’s the little song I sang for Dolly Parton and the rest, as they say, is pop history.” Seosamh O’Maolalai is telling a story to a rapt (...)

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