Michael Doran

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The 2019 Leaving Cert exams drew to a close for most students on Tuesday with Japanese, Arabic and politics exams.

The longest-ever set of Leaving Cert exams have finally drawn to a close, with around 1,300 students sitting papers in either Arabic, Japanese or poli(...)

The impact of Brexit on Ireland and the EU featured in today’s Leaving Cert higher level  geography exam. Photograph: iStock

There was a strong emphasis on environmental issues in this year’s Leaving Cert higher level paper and many of students’ favourite topics cropped up. (...)

Some students may have been thrown by unfamiliar terms on this year’s higher level geography paper, according to Valerie Redmond, a teacher at Present(...)

Nama would not comment on the plans for the south Dublin site when contacted. Photograph: Alan Betson

Receivers are seeking permission to build more than 140 dwellings on a site once linked to developer brothers Michael and Martin Doran of Ellen Const(...)

Geography paper described as ‘a fair paper which tested the skills and base knowledge of students’. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

On the morning students woke up to further uncertainty around Brexit following the UK election, the migration crisis and challenges for the European U(...)

 Bernie Wright: “I often made deliveries myself with the kids in the car.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Family business has long been the bedrock of Irish corporate life. However, the role of women has traditionally been to support the men in the family.(...)

Dairy farmer Michael Doran from Duncormick, Co Wexford. Doran used to be a well-known figure in the beef sector. Photograph: Patrick Browne

There was some surprise when it emerged that suckler farmer Michael Doran was taking up dairying. The farmer from Duncormick, Co Wexford, was a well-k(...)

Photograph: Getty Images

Grainne FallerRote learners beware: this morning’s higher level geography paper required an understanding of the topics. “Even if you’d learned the wh(...)

Full list of candidates Significant boundary revisions and a reduced number of seats mean there are few certainties for candidates seeking elec(...)

William McDermott, (72), Adare, Co Limerick, leaving Limerick Circuit Court. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

An elderly patient who left hospital to get ice cream was “thrown into the air like a bowling pin” after he was struck by a vehicle and killed while c(...)