Seán Conlan denies he harassed and bullied his former secretarial assistant, Cathy  Shevlin, and alleges she shared sensitive tally information with potential political rivals

A Fine Gael TD couriered a letter, written on his own Dáil headed paper, to a small business owner informing her she would be summonsed to an Employme(...)

Man of the cloth: WT Cosgrave disguised as Brother Doyle in 1920

When the First Dáil convened, in April 1919, its president, Éamon de Valera, appointed WT Cosgrave minister for local government in the new “rebel” Ir(...)

Victorious: WT Cosgrave at College Green after his election as president of the executive council of the Free State in 1923. Photograph: Hulton Getty .

‘An extraordinary ordinary man” is how the former taoiseach Liam Cosgrave describes his father, WT Cosgrave, who led the Republic through its formativ(...)

Michael O’Flaherty leaves Dublin Circuit Civil Court yesterday after he was ordered to pay €50,000 damages to a Dún Laoghaire businessman. Picture: Collins

A schoolteacher has been ordered to pay €50,000 damages to a former friend about whom he made defamatory remarks. It was the maximum Jud(...)

Thomas Hughes’s grave at Broomfield, Co Monaghan. Photograph: Carrickmacross Workhouse Cemetery

In the old cemetery at Broomfield, Co Monaghan, near where I grew up, is the grave of a man named Thomas Hughes. He died in 1942, and what I kn(...)

Liam Cosgrave former taoiseach speaking on the occasion of the unveiling of a plaque celebrating the birth of WT Cosgrave at Kennys bar 174 James’s Stree, last evening.t Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Former taoiseach Liam Cosgrave last night recalled how the State was built from scratch with “no outside money” as he unveiled a plaque in Dublin at t(...)

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