John Morrissey

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John Morrissey: born February 5th 1831. Height 6 feet. Weight 170 lbs. Image:   United States Library of Congress/Wikicommons

This weekly series for Irish Times Abroad profiles an Extraordinary Emigrant from Irish history, based on entries from the Royal Irish Academy’s Dicti(...)

Dr John Morrissey of UCC, who co-ordinates a project entitled  CHASSY, developing yeasts for making ingredients in cosmetics. Photograph: John Sheehan

How can we use yeast to make ingredients for food and cosmetics sustainably? Or harness the energy and nutrients of agricultural waste? How about usin(...)

 Anglo Irish Bank signage. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Court of Appeal has dismissed a businessman’s appeal over whether an investment fund was entitled to sue him over a €30.5 million debt it bought f(...)

The High Court found Mr Morrissey’s case against the Minister for Finance, Ireland and the Attorney General was ‘no longer maintainable’

An action against the State related to €36 million in loans made by the former Anglo Irish Bank to a businessman for property development has b(...)

The Dead Rabbit in Downtown Manhattan which has been named as the ‘world’s best bar’.

A New York bar founded and run by Belfast natives Jack McGarry and Sean Muldoon has been named the world’s best pub, winning a drinks industry competi(...)

Each Saturday on we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

 James McGee won both of his singles matches to help  Ireland beat Egypt to remain in Division II of the Davis Cup  Euro/Africa Zone.  Photograph: Elsa/Getty Images

Ireland will get a chance to gain revenge on Belarus after the draw for the first round of the 2015 Davis Cup pitted the two countries together for a (...)

 Ireland’sJames Cluskey. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho.

Ireland face Belarus in Minsk in the first round of the Davis Cup by BNP Paribas Group II tie this weekend. The nations have met just once before, als(...)

Ireland’s Peter Bothwell in action during his Irish Open first round game against Britain’s Richard Gabb. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The FBD-sponsored Irish Open began at Fitzwilliam LTC yesterday with mixed results for the Irish players. Colin O’Brien overcame Italy’s Luca Serena(...)

Ms Justice Mary Finlay Geoghegan said it appeared there was a “significant gap” between businessman John Morrissey’s commercial expectation in his dealings with IBRC and the contractual written terms to which he agreed. Photographer: Dara Mac Donaill

Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) was entitled to demand repayment of €36 million in property and other loans given to businessman John (...)