Martin Doyle

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Douglas Stuart: dedicated the book to his own mother, who died of alcoholism when he was 16.

Douglas Stuart has won the 2020 Booker Prize for Shuggie Bain, the debut novel he spent 10 years writing based on his own experience of a Glasgow chil(...)

Author and journalist Christina Lamb. Photograph: David Levenson/ Getty Images

In Rwanda six years ago, I watched a grown man wail and realised I knew little about the horrors humans inflict on each other. He was a prominent memb(...)

At a re-enactment to commemorate Martin Doyle were Brendan O’Neill and John Greer. Photograph: Mary Browne

In March 1919 Martin Doyle returned to his native New Ross a war hero. He won the Victoria Cross in September 1918 for an incredible feat of gallantry(...)

Martin Doyle at a garden party  at Buckingham Palace for Victoria Cross recipients in June 1920, four months before he joined the IRA.

The people of New Ross in Co Wexford will on Sunday honour Victoria Cross winner Martin Doyle who returned to the town as a war hero 100 years ago and(...)

 Richard Conroy, chairman of Karelian Diamond Resources. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Prof Richard Conroy and four other directors survived a second bid to sack them from the board of miner Karelian Diamond Resources on Friday. Rebel i(...)

Also know as Murt, Martin Doyle left the family home at 11am on the day of his disappearance. Photograph: Garda Press Office

Gardaí have launched a fresh appeal for information about Martin Doyle, a 20-year-old Kildare man who vanished without trace 15 years ago. Known as M(...)

Martin Doyle (front left) at dojo in Liscannor.

Martin Doyle is well known for his traditional Irish flute making but he can often be seen swapping his tools for his hakama. He began training in the(...)

Karelian Diamond Resources chairman Richard Conroy. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Shares in Karelian Diamond Resources collapsed on Friday after chairman Richard Conroy and other board members survived a shareholder revolt at an ext(...)

Under pressure: Rebel investors in the company want to oust Prof Conroy, above, his daughter Sorca Conroy, Séamus FitzPatrick, Maureen Jones and Louis J Maguire from the Karelian board and replace them with their own nominees. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Karelian Diamond Resources shareholders will vote on proposals to sack chairman Richard Conroy and other directors at a meeting next month. Rebel inv(...)

Deja vu? Prof Richard Conroy, chairman of Karelian Diamond Resources,  has been in a similar situation previously. File photograph: Justin Mac Innes/Mac Innes Photography

Massive pressure combined with intense heat long ago to form diamonds from carbon found far beneath the Earth’s crust. Subsequent volcanic activity ha(...)

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