Kevin Mcnamara

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The year 1984 became notorious for a number of stories involving women, pregnancy outside marriage, and their treatment by society, church and State(...)

Majella Moynihan in 1998. ‘The Garda Representative Association had failed so comprehensively in its purpose to protect and defend her that she wasn’t even aware of its existence.’  Photograph: RTÉ

A thread insinuates itself throughout Majella Moynihan’s heart-stopping story: how societies choose their human sacrifices for some “higher” cause, ho(...)

Majella Moynihan in her early 20s. She told RTÉ: “I remember thinking ‘what are they doing?’, ‘Why am I being charged like a criminal?”

The Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has joined the Garda Commissioner Drew Harris in apologising to a former garda who faced dismissal in the 19(...)

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Greencoat Renewables has raised €147.7 million from a placing of 140 millions shares in the company. The placing was increased from 100 million shares(...)

 Mo Mowlam with her portrait painted by artist John Keane in 2002  at the National Portrait Gallery in  London. Photograph: Kirsty Wigglesworth / PA

How important can a wig toss on a Monday, a hug on a Tuesday, and an expletive on a Wednesday really be to a peace process? Some people may argue not (...)

Al Porter: Resigned last November from Today FM where he had presented a lunchtime show.  Photograph: Brian McEvoy

A Catholic bishop has called for “balance, proper proportion and fair play” so that comedian Al Porter “may feel free and welcome to make us laugh aga(...)

Kevin McNamara: his arrival in the Commons following a byelection came just before the outbreak of the Troubles and for the bulk of his career it was a major focus of his concern. Photograph: PA

Former British Labour Party MP Kevin McNamara, who has died aged 82,probably did more during his long political career than any other British politici(...)

Former Labour MP Kevin McNamara has died at the age of 82 after he was diagnosed with inoperable pancreatic cancer last month. Photograph: PA Wire

Former British Labour spokesman on Northern Ireland Kevin McNamara has died aged 82 after a short illness. Mr McNamara had been an MP for 39 years, f(...)

Mr Chrome and Blindboy Boatclub aka the Rubberbandits. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The broadcasting regulator has rejected 11 complaints about an item on RTÉ’s the Late Late Show in which Blindboy Boatclub from comedy duo Rubberbandi(...)

 A woman pays respects to Cardinal Connell at his funeral in the Pro-Cathedral, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A remarkable feature of Cardinal Desmond Connell’s funeral last week was the scarcity of public representatives. It was such a “small” affair for some(...)

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