John Murray

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John Murray: gags and mischief on the last week of the show.  Photograph: Brian McEvoy

Much as a leopard can’t change its spots, so it often seems that Sean O’Rourke is unable to shake off his years as a hard-bitten, relentlessly confron(...)

Mr Justice John Murray, who has retired from the Supreme Court. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The Attorney General has lead tributes to a former chief justice, Mr Justice John Murray, on his retirement as a Supreme Court judge. Mr Justice Mur(...)

Muhammad Younis, who was required to work seven days a week with no holidays. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A chef who was forced to work seven days a week for “pocket money”, with just Christmas Day off, has had a €91,000 award made against his employer uph(...)

The Supreme Court ruled the State was entitled to make a deportation order against Davit Arabuli after rejecting claims that his deportation  for an indefinite period breached his, and his family’s, rights under the Constitution and European Convention of Human Rights.

A couple from Georgia who tried to deceive the authorities in an attempt to secure asylum here, including using false allegations by the wife she had (...)

A seven-judge Supreme Court has unanimously refused to order a retrial of a man lawfully acquitted of burglary charges under a rule of evidence altere(...)

‘Imagine the workplace where everyone is going around telling each other how they are actually feeling. It would be chaos, but nice chaos.’ Photograph: Thinkstock

There’s so much talk these days about overcoming stigma around “mental illness” that banning the words “mental” and “illness” would be a start. I w(...)

Luke Field from Cork and Minister of State for Equality Aodhán Ó Ríordáin at the count centre in Dublin for the same-sex marriage referendum. Photograph: Cyril Byrne.

A planned change to equality law will “raise the bar” so high that schools and hospitals will not be allowed to discriminate against staff or job a(...)

Chair of the Iona Institute board of directors Dr John Murray. Mr Murray has criticised a number of  high-profile Catholics calling for a Yes vote in the same-sex marriage referendum.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The chair of the Iona Institute’s board of directors Dr John Murray has questioned whether those prominent Catholics who have called for a Yes vote in(...)

John Murray talked to Margaret, a Cork native whose massive shoe collection inevitably prompts the host to dub her ‘the Imelda Marcos of Ireland’

It’s official: after years of hardship, Ireland is in full recovery. Until recently, the evidence has been mildly encouraging, at least if one goes(...)

Emily Dickinson: Miss Emily by Nuala Ní Chonchúir, above, (August, Sandstone) looks at the life of the famously reclusive poet through the eyes of 18-year-old Ada Concannon, her Irish maid. Photograph: Emilia Krysztofiak

Things We Have in Common, Tasha Kavanagh (May, Canongate) Yasmin Laksaris is the obese teenage narrator of the English author Tasha Kavanagh’s (...)

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