Liam Farrell

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Flooding in Carrick-on-Shannon. Photograph: Brian Farrell/The Irish Times

“I have my wellies in the boot,” Taoiseach Leo Varadkar remarked helpfully as he gazed into the flood waters lapping close to the doors of Carrick-on-(...)

Ivor Callely leaving the High Court in 2015. Photograph: Collins

Locating Ivor Callely’s second-hand car business enabled a summons server to meet him personally to give him legal papers over an alleged €2.9 million(...)

Eddie Walsh and Constance Cassidy at Lissadell House. Mr Walsh  said he has tried a number of different providers but has never got a satisfactory broadband connection. Photograph: Brian Farrell

When it comes to connectivity Eddie Walsh, owner of Lissadell House in Sligo, believes things haven’t progressed too much since Constance Markievicz l(...)

A chef surveys the water level outside Cryan’s restaurant, in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Shannon-on-Carrick, the joke was funny the first time around, but the humour has been replaced with more sombre reflection. Carrick-on-Shannon has f(...)

Marooned: buildings surrounded by flood waters in Carrick-on-Shannon. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Householders and businesses in the northwest expressed frustration yesterday as rising flood waters threatened homes and forced some commercial outlet(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Health Minister Leo Varadkar has paid an impromptu visit to a HSE run nursing home which was the subject of a damning HIQA report published this week.(...)