Liam Lawlor

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Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a criminal investigation into the awarding of the 2010 contract.   Photograph: Afolabi Sotunde/Reuters

Down Stephen’s Lane in the south of Dublin city centre, near what used to be Dobbins bistro, an empire sits behind a set of wrought iron gates. It doe(...)

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered Nigeria’s economic and financial crimes commission, its national intelligence agency and the police to investigate the circumstances of the 2010 deal. Photograph: Ben Curtis/AP

The Nigerian government has ordered a criminal investigation into a failed gas deal between the state and a company founded by Irish investors, which (...)

 Derek McGrath, former Waterford manager, addressing the GAA Games Development Conference at Croke Park on Saturday. Photograph:  by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

On the fifth floor of the Hogan Stand in Croke Park, Jamesie O’Connor is handling a hurley at one of the string of stalls along the corridor, giving t(...)

Former minister Ray Burke who was questioned by the Planning tribunal. Photograph:  Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The Government has decided to establish a tribunal of inquiry into allegations that Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe was subjected to a smear ca(...)

Arrested by members of the Criminal Assets Bureau at Dublin Airport after flying in from the Isle of Man with a bag containing £300,000 in cash and bank drafts. Photograph: The Irish Times

I’ll never forget the time I saw George Redmond positively glowing. It was on a cold, wet day in the month of January during the grim 1980s, and he wa(...)

Tony O’Reilly: “If his commitment to free speech was merely a pose, the Sunday Independent gave plenty of opportunity to depose it.”

Tony O’Reilly had such a good press for so long that clawback was inevitable. Matt Cooper’s book The Maximalist has sparked many begrudging reviews. H(...)

In a volatile and fickle world even the largest party is not immune from car-crash elections – Fine Gael in 2002 and Fianna Fáil in 2007 bear testament to that. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Franklin D Roosevelt’s line that “the only thing we need to fear is fear itself” doesn’t wash too well with your average Dáil Deputy these days. (...)

Offaly’s Paul McConway breaking the tackle against Waterford. Photo: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Waterford 1-7 Offaly 0-20 A first Championship win in four years kept Offaly’s summer alive at a sun-soaked Fraher Field, while Waterford were left to(...)

Colin O’Riordan is one of the many talented young players brought through by Tipperary. Photograph: Cathatal Noonan/Inpho.

MUNSTER SFC Quarter-final Tipperary v Waterford Semple Stadium Sunday, 3.30 The counties have been relatively rare protagonists and you h(...)

Catherine Murphy: her comments in the Dáil were published on the Oireachtas website. Photograph: Alan Betson

Houses of the Oireachtas sources claim Independent TD Catherine Murphy did not abuse Dáil rules or privilege when making comments about businessman D(...)

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