John Mcgahon

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Nuclear waste is stored at about 30 sites across Britain, but predominantly at ground level at the Sellafield reprocessing plant in Cumbria. Photograph: PA

The Border town of Newry is being considered as a location to dispose of the United Kingdom’s nuclear waste, with research identifying the area as pot(...)

Leo Varadkar, Regina Doherty and Peter Fitzpatrick at the Fine Gael 78th Ard Fheis in 2016. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Fine Gael TD Peter Fitzpatrick has confirmed he will not seek re-election for the party at the next general election. In a statement on Thursday nigh(...)

Yosuke Sasaki died following a knife attack in Dundalk on Wednesday. Photograph: Facebook

Gardaí have found no evidence that yesterday’s attack by an Egyptian teenager is related to terrorism. And it has said that in the wake of the attack(...)

 Yosuke Sasaki (24), who is believed to come from the Japanese city of Ebina-shi, died on Wednesday morning after he was stabbed in the back on Avenue Road in Dundalk.

Garda investigations into Wednesday’s attack in Dundalk, Co Louth are continuing following the death of a Japanese man and unprovoked attacks on two y(...)

 Brendan McGahon:  November 22nd, 1936-February 9th, 2017. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh
Obituary: Brendan McGahon
  • People
  • February 11, 2017, 06:05

Brendan McGahon was one of the most colourful and outspoken TDs of recent decades but he was also a man of enormous courage who risked his safety and (...)

Ever vigilant: Deputies   watched agog  as security men   guarded   the exits to the Members’ Bar while Minister of State at the Department of Defence  Paul Kehoe  went in for a sandwich. Photograph: Alan Betson

The morning after Donald Trump was elected, Minister of State Eoghan Murphy headed to Government Buildings for a pre-breakfast meeting with Michael No(...)