Football Association of Ireland’s John Delaney: FAI board lacks overall independence and many members appear to be too close to the association by dint of time served. Photograph: Tom Honan

The recent travails of John Delaney, the chief executive of the Football Association of Ireland, have thrown the focus back on to a nebulous but utter(...)

Solicitor John Doyle, former  Sunday Business Post journalist Tom Lyons, former Sunday Business Post editor Ian Keogh, and  Sunday Business Post CEO Siobhán Lennon leaving the Four Courts on Friday. Photograph: Collins Courts

In the end, Denis O’Brien was not even in court for this, his first taste of loss in a defamation action against an Irish newspaper. He has savoured v(...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien arriving at the Four Courts for his High Court action. Photograph: Collins Courts

Denis O’Brien has told a High Court jury his spokesman contacted the Sunday Independent following an article it published in 2012 about borrowings of (...)

PR adviser and Newstalk director James Morrissey was copied in on an email sent by former INM chairman Leslie Buckley to shareholder Denis O’Brien. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Emerging revelations from the Independent News & Media saga, like a giant drifting jellyfish in a tempestuous sea, are catching more and more peop(...)

Rupert Murdoch, owner of Wireless, which would be a logical buyer for Newstalk. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters

The Rupert Murdoch-controlled radio company Wireless Group has recently explored a potential bid to buy Newstalk from Denis O’Brien. Rebekah Brooks, (...)

'Molly’s is a very traditional pub, and one of our strengths is that we don’t change'

In some New York neighbourhoods every other bar seems to be either Irish-themed or Irish-owned. In a city that remains the spiritual home of the Great(...)

New Yorker James Morrissey and his wife, Kaitlin, arriving at the Guinness Storehouse to spend the night in a specially created 'bedroom' in the Gravity Bar

If Guinness designed penthouses . . . they’d put one in the Gravity Bar, hire Irish craft and design talent to transform the space, lay on a six-cours(...)

Haughey family members including Seán Haughey (left) and Ciarán Haughey (right) escort the remains of Maureen Haughey at her funeral at Malahide, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/ The Irish Times

Maureen Haughey (91), who died on St Patrick’s Day, used to joke that her late father, former taoiseach Seán Lemass, could never pronounce the word lo(...)

Denis O’Brien: His case against a Dáil committee and the State argues that the separation of powers was ‘undermined’. Photograph: David Sleator

“One cannot rely on the Constitution to subvert the Constitution.” So said Denis O’Brien’s barrister as he set out his client’s stall yesterday, por(...)

Bill Cullen in his new showroom on Naas Road: has an eternal passion for business. Photograph: Eric Luke

Alan Sugar is back on television screens this month with a new series of The Apprentice for BBC. Meanwhile, former host of The Apprentice in the US an(...)

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