Joe Finnegan

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‘The Catholic Church is prioritising public health measures for the sake of the common good,’ said Bishop Francis Duffy. Photograph: iStock

A parish priest has been given a “last warning” by gardaí, who told him he was in breach of Covid-19 regulations after he continued to leave his churc(...)

Brian Coll made his name as a solo singer and as the frontman of such well-known Irish showbands as the Plattermen and the Buckaroos.

The death has occurred of Brian Coll, a stalwart of the Irish country music scene for the last 60 years. Coll (79) died from a heart attack at his h(...)

Paudge Connolly   is a frequent visitor to Spain where he is a member of a golf society based out of McCafferty’s bar in Cabo Roig.

A former TD who attended the Oireachtas Golf Society dinner on Wednesday night was in Spain playing golf nine days previously. Paudge Connolly who s(...)

 Ballinamore residents outside renovated apartments which are  earmarked for 130 refugees. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

Objections by locals in Ballinamore, Co Leitrim, to the arrival of up to 130 asylum seekers and refugees which has led to public protests “can be comp(...)

Coolquay residents Liam O’Grady, Joe Finnegan and Alvean Finnegan at the proposed site in north Co Dublin for the Traveller halting site. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A row over the location of a Traveller halting site in north Dublin is threatening to delay the construction of an urgently-needed new runway at Dubli(...)

Gordon Elliot with Jack Kennedy and Potters Point in the winner’s enclosure at Fairyhouse in April. Photo: Cody Glenn/Sportsfile via Getty Images

Almost 10 months to the day after the Turf Club introduced its controversial new ‘Non-Trier’ rules the Gold Cup and Grand National-winning trainer Gor(...)

Gordon Elliott and Jack Kennedy have won their appeals against ‘non-trier’ penalties imposed from a Down Royal meeting earlier this month. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The Gold Cup and Grand National winning trainer Gordon Elliott and jump racing’s most high profile young jockey Jack Kennedy have won their appeals ag(...)

Charred cauliflower with tahini, harissa honey sauce and preseved lemons, from Feasts by Sabrina Ghayour. Photograph: Kris Kirkham

Ghayour’s inspirational feast Sabrina Ghayour’s food is almost impossible to categorise, and it is all the more compelling for that reason. Sure, you(...)

 Representatives of the Garda and Coast Guard with relatives of those who died in the Lacken drowning disaster in 1927 at the  ceremony  at Lacken Pier, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

Irish Coast Guard volunteer Amy Lynott believes she owes her affinity with the Atlantic to her great-grandfather Thomas Lynott, who lost his life off (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. “If High-Vis Varadkar had a favourite meal, it would be fresh sod and (video) clips.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The name change passed us by, but since Leo took over as party leader it seems that FG now stands for Fluorescent Government, with High-Vis Varadkar e(...)

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