Mary Burke

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Spare Tyres. Painting: Mary Burke
Art and the essence of farming

Mary Burke’s exhibition At Home on the Farm avoids bucolic cliche to catch rural functionality Farms don’t feature much in art, except as bucoli(...)

Asking €990,000, Altavilla is a 496sq m (5,339 sq ft) property flanking the river Suir, close to Cahir, Co Tipperary. Photograph: Niamh Whitty/

In 1802, prosperous mill owner Charles Going undertook a project that saw the planting of some 197 beech trees, 172 Scotch pine, 135 sycamore and more(...)

Almac is a privately owned company operating in Northern Ireland for almost 50 years

The Northern Ireland headquartered Almac Group has acquired a drug analytical company based in Athlone for what is understood to be a multi-million eu(...)

The former financial regulator, Patrick Neary, has said “sorry” for not taking sufficient measures to prevent the banking collapse in Ireland in late 2008. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

The former financial regulator has said he regretted that the regulatory system within which he was working had failed. Patrick Neary, who was chief e(...)

Mary Burke, head of banking supervision in the Central Bank from 2006-2008, appearing at the Banking Inquiry on May 27th, 2015. Photograph: Oireachtas TV

Mary Burke, who was head of banking supervision in the Central Bank from 2006-2008, admitted the level of banking regulation during the period was not(...)

Tony Grimes, former Director General at the Central Bank, said in the two weeks running up to mid-September 2008 corporate deposits were being withdrawn.

Sean Quinn’s exposure to Anglo Irish Bank could have threatened the stability of the financial sector, the banking inquiry has heard. Tony Grimes, for(...)

In Colorado, sitting Democrat Mark Udall has been lambasted for his negative “war on women” ads against Republican congressman Cory Gardner. Photograph: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

Senate: Kentucky (Republican) Likely Republican hold Mitch McConnell – the would-be Senate majority leader if Republicans pick up the six seats they (...)

Witness Matt Moran at court yesterday where he gave evidence. Photograph: Collins Courts

Witness Matt Moran, former chief financial officer, Anglo Irish Ba(...)

Witness Matt Moran, Anglo Irish Bank’s former chief financial officer,  leaving court on Wednesday. Photograph: Courtpix

The financial regulator’s office “seemed to resile” from its involvement in the so-called Maple share-buying deal a month after the transactions to(...)

Rehearsing backstage for the Junior Shakespeare Cup during Feis Maitiú, which took place in the Mill Theatre, Dundrum, Dublin, were (from left): Laura Hartin, Rathfarnham; Conrad Oppermann, Malahide; and Gabrielle Leleu, Sallins. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

More than 2,000 people participated in the Feis Maitiú drama and performance competition held at the Mill Theatre, Dundrum, Dublin recently. Th(...)