John Mccolgan

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Riverdance at the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin. Some 25 million people around the world have seen a Riverdance performance. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Profits at the company behind Riverdance declined in 2017, new accounts show. Abhann Productions Ltd recorded an operating profit of €1.26 million i(...)

Archbishop Oscar Romero (1917 - 1980) at home in San Salvador in November 1979. Photograph: Alex Bowie/Getty

There is something about the murder of a priest saying Mass that has always stirred the Christian imagination. The priest is then at his most vulnerab(...)

Minister of State Finian McGrath is pictured speaking at the meeting in Howth yacht club. Photograph: James Forde

Minister of State Finian McGrath is to raise with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar the case of the jailed, tax evading north Dublin GP Bassam Naser. At a publi(...)

Dr Bassam Naser. Judge Martin Nolan sentenced him to 16 months’ imprisonment, describing him as an intelligent man who knew what he was doing.    Photograph: Alan Betson

The residents of Howth and Sutton are renowned for many things, but campaigning on behalf of convicts is not one of them. However, such is the level (...)

Robert Ganly to take up a business development role in Sherry Fitz country homes and residential sales division

Sherry FitzGerald has announced the appointment of veteran (and sometimes maverick) auctioneer Robert Ganly to a business development role in its coun(...)

RTÉ producer Moya Doherty at her office on Capel Street: “I’d love to have been a poet but I don’t have the talent.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Long before her time at RTÉ or Riverdance, before all the fame and fortune, adulation and success that later came her way, Moya Doherty discovered the(...)

Inishcorrig, on Dalkey’s Coliemore Road, sold for just below €8 million

Top sellers: Dublin  1. Gorse Hill, Vico Road, Killiney, Co Dublin €9.5 million, Sherry FitzGerald and Knight Frank        (...)

Following their purchase of Danes Hollow, the Howth home of Riverdance creators Moya Doherty and John McColgan for €8.2 million, concert promoter Pete(...)

Evelyn O’Toole: “If you can explain something quickly and simply to me, then chances are we’ll work together. If you meander too much, I get frustrated. I like simplicity.” Photograph: Aidan Crawley

She may have just won two prestigious awards in the space of three days but Evelyn O’Toole is unlikely to lose the run of herself. After all, this is(...)

The company behind ‘Riverdance’ recorded a €774,095 pretax profit for the 12 months to the end of June 2016

Profits more than halved for the company behind Riverdance last year, according to newly filed accounts. Abhann Productions, the firm owned by John M(...)

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