Declan O’Callaghan, of Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon, was suspended in July by the High Court. Photograph: Collins

Until last Wednesday afternoon, a shy middle-aged Roscommon wife and mother was unsure whether she was destined to lose her family home in the days be(...)

Declan O Callaghan, of Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon, leaving the Four Courts. A court heard on Wednesday that Mr O’Callaghan’s professional fate would be decided by two cases against him yet to be heard by a tribunal. Photograph: Collins

When Roscommon solicitor Declan O’Callaghan became obliged to reimburse two clients whose money he had taken without their authorisation, he adopted a(...)

Declan O’Callaghan, who is facing suspension by the High Court. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The wife of a Ballaghaderreen solicitor facing suspension by the High Court has resigned as the local Fianna Fáil director of organisation. Declan O’(...)

Declan O’Callaghan  agreed  to a number of orders before the High Court. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

The controversy over a Co Roscommon solicitor is expected to feature at a Fianna Fáil constituency meeting to be held this week. Declan O’Callaghan a(...)

Constituencies, all outside Dublin, raised €180,000 in the church gate national collection last year

There is a “lot of resistance” in rural Fianna Fáil constituencies to ending the traditional national church gate fundraising collection, the party’s (...)