Kieran Byrne

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Kieran Byrne (58) died of head injuries in Beaumont Hospital

A man crushed by a bull at a Co Offaly farm died due to head injuries, an inquest heard. Kieran Byrne (58) from Cadamstown, Kinnity, Co Offaly was ta(...)

A subcommittee of Waterford IT’s governing body set up to oversee the selection of president from May 2011 onwards had recommended Prof Kieran Byrne be reappointed for another five years but that recommendation was not ratified by the college’s governing body, the High court heard. File  photograph: Paddy Whelan

The former president of Waterford Institute of Technology has claimed before the High Court he was humiliated and his reputation damaged after the co(...)

 Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed: “Sadly we still grapple with the challenge of farm accidents and fatalities.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Though it was billed as an opportunity to highlight farming as the most dangerous job in Ireland, few could have anticipated that there would be three(...)

St Luna’s church in Cadamstown, Co Offaly, where the funeral Mass for Kieran Byrne took place on Sunday. Photograph: National Inventory of Architectural Heritage

Crowds lined the streets as the coffin of a hugely popular farmer was taken by tractor and trailer from his home to St Luna’s church in Cadamstown, Co(...)

Former president Kieran Byrne, who left WIT (above) in 2011, is understood to have rejected  allegations on spending, which are the subject of legal proceedings. File photograph: Paddy Whelan/The Irish Times

Waterford Institute of Technology has sought repayment of more than  €100,000 in spending on travel and hospitality and other items incurred(...)

Tom Boland, chief executive of the Higher Education Authority: “No surprise given size and complexity of higher education system that allegations of misconduct arise from time to time.” Photograph: Alan Betson

The Higher Education Authority (HEA) has told universities and institutes of technology (IoTs) to set up procedures to protect whistleblowers as a ma(...)