John Powell

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There will be an address from President Michael D Higgins in the Round Room of the Mansion House. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

January 21st Members of the Dáil and the Seanad will meet in the Round Room of the Mansion House, Dawson Street, Dublin 2, where the first public mee(...)

 Turf Club chief executive Denis Egan: “I would be optimistic we will find a solution and come to an arrangement on testing which is acceptable to everyone.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Turf Club has expressed satisfaction with its €9.6 million integrity budget for next year from Horse Racing Ireland and has indicated more testin(...)

Horse Racing Ireland chief executive Brian Kavanagh who has held the role since 2001 was recently reappointed despite considerably outlasting the seven-year term recommended by the Government. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The chairman of Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) has apologised for the process by which it lengthened the term of its chief executive in defiance of Govern(...)

A witness told an inquest on Wednesday how a man told him to ring an ambulance before jumping to his death in the River Shannon. John Powell, from Ne(...)

 Irish naval service personnel with cocaine seized from the ‘Makayabella’. Photograph: PA

Three Britons have been jailed for their part in a plot to smuggle almost €300 million worth of cocaine into the UK only to be foiled by the Irish aut(...)

Members of the Irish navy standing behind what is believed to be around a tonne of cocaine seized from the yacht Makayabella, in an international operation involving the Irish Navy and the NCA. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Three men have been remanded in continuing custody in connection with the seizure of €80 million worth of cocaine aboard a yacht off the Irish coast l(...)

The yacht Makayabella which is being held in Haulbowline naval base, Cobh, Co Cork. Photograph: PA

British law enforcement officers have arrested a third man, and the sixth overall, for questioning about a plan to smuggle €80 million euro worth of c(...)

The detained yacht Makayabella with up to €80 million worth of cocaine aboard, off the Cork coast

Three men have been remanded in custody after they were charged last night in connection with the seizure of €80 million worth of cocaine aboard a yac(...)

Grown men. Tiny girls. Mythical creatures. Who doesn’t love How to Train Your Dragon? The hit 2010 animation marked a welcome sea change for its pa(...)