Michael Burns

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The judge observed that the plan to perform the murder of Patrick “Patsy” Hutch (above) was postponed due to the arrival of Storm Emma. File photograph: Collins Dublin

A senior Kinahan cartel member and an accomplice have received sentences totalling 17½ years at the Special Criminal Court for orchestrating the gang’(...)

Three men have received sentences totalling 19 years at the Special Criminal Court for taking part in a Kinahan cartel plan to kill Patrick Hutch, pictured. Photograph: Collins Dublin.

The Kinahan cartel is a cynical criminal organisation that preys upon “desperate and foolish” individuals in the recruitment of “dispensable foot-sold(...)

Joan (Christina Hendricks), Peggy (Elisabeth Moss) and Faye (Cara Buono) contemplate life without Mad Men on Netflix. Photograph: AMC

It’s tough to imagine, but there are, according to reports, some television viewers out there who have yet to enjoy the pleasure of Mad Men. The 1960s(...)

 Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly in action against Tyrone last weekend. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Diarmuid Connolly has been named in Dublin’s matchday 26 for Saturday’s All-Ireland semi-final against Mayo. Connolly made his first appearance since(...)

 Kerry’s Killian Spillane gets his shot away under pressure from Bryan McMahon of Meath in Navan. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Kerry 2-18 Meath 1-13 It appears there are at least two deals on offer for a place in the All-Ireland semi-final. Bluff your way in with the ghost o(...)

Gavin O’Brien, named to start on Saturday night in place of David Moran,  came into 2019 without any winning credentials, minor or elsewhere. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

For all the fresh harvesting of Kerry’s five-in-a-row All-Ireland winning minor run – 17 players from which have now tasted senior football – manager (...)

Dublin City councillors are to vote on a proposed ban on sandwich boards from outside shops in the city centre. Photograph: iStock

Dublin City councillors are to vote on a proposed ban on sandwich boards from outside shops in the city centre . Green Party councillor Ciaran Cuffe (...)

Seán O’Shea: strong, square-shouldered and always willing, he has been the focal point of Kerry’s attack playing at centre-forward. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Eight minutes into Kerry’s game against Monaghan three weeks back, they were in danger of losing sight of their opposition just as surely as we were i(...)

James McCarthy:  “The biggest compliment I could give of Brian [Howard] is to say how hard he works and how much he wants it. He’s playing great stuff at the moment.” Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

By this stage last year, only one Dublin player had started all of their games, from the beginning of the O’Byrne Cup to the concluding stages of the (...)

Joan and Pierce Butler tell their story on 'Golden: Our 50 Years of Marriage'.

There are a several reasons to watch Golden: Our 50 Years of Marriage (RTÉ One, Monday, 9.35pm), all of whom have spent at least half a century marrie(...)

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