Michael Lowry

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Dr Bassam Naser: Letters describe him as ‘literally a hero’, ‘unlike anyone I have ever known’ and ‘a vital part of the community’. Photograph: Alan Betson

More than half of the public correspondence received by Department of Justice last year on the subject of sentencing related to the imprisonment of a (...)

‘Swap a hurl for a cricket bat, the word “Brussels” for “Dublin”, and Boris Johnson would be right at home in a back bar in south Kerry, waging a derisory finger at “them up in Dublin” with one hand and knocking back a pint with the other.’ Photograph: Henry Nicholls/Reuters

“I’ve seen it over the years, the more intellectual they are, the more work they don’t want to do.” It reads like a Brexit rallying-cry, like when Mi(...)

Former minister  Ray Burke arriving at the Flood tribunal in Dublin Castle, November  2001. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

On building sites, there used to be a tradition of sending the callow young apprentice on his first day to ask for the rubber hammer and the glass nai(...)

 Pete Horne of Glasgow Warriors catches a  kick to run through and score his team’s sixth try during the Guinness Pro 14 semi-final against  Ulster at Scotstoun Stadium. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Glasgow 50 Ulster 20 Hopes of an all-Irish Guinness Pro14 final next weekend final were cruelly crushed on Friday night at Scotstoun where a rampant (...)

Persona Digital Telephony and Sigma Wireless Networks’ amendments mostly arise out of the findings of the Moriarty tribunal in March 2011. Photograph: iStock

A consortium suing over the awarding of the country’s second mobile phone licence on grounds including bribery and corruption has been permitted by th(...)

Ulster’s Darren Cave and Rory Best leave the field after their win over Connacht at Kingspan Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ulster 21 Connacht 13 The scoreline certainly doesn’t flatter Connacht, who gave it their all in a throbbing and vibrant Guinness Pro14 quarter-final(...)

Ms Justice Mary Irvine: she  has served as a judge on the Court of Appeal for the last four years, and before that was a High Court judge, having been appointed in 2007

Ms Justice Mary Irvine, the Court of Appeal judge, is to be promoted to the Supreme Court, the Government decided on Tuesday. Ms Irvine will remain i(...)

 Adam Byrne scores  Leinster’s second try during the Heineken  Champions Cup quarter-final. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Leinster 21 Ulster 18 A thunderous Thrilla in the Aviva indeed. This was only the fifth all-Irish duel in the 24 years of the Heineken Champions Cup (...)

Leinster’s Garry Ringrose celebrated Adam Byrne’s try against Bath in their  Champions Cup Round 4 match at Aviva Stadium on December 15th, 2018. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Leinster v Ulster Venue: Aviva Stadium Kick-off: 5.45pm. On TV: Live on BT Sport. What’s seldom is usually wonderful. To put this quarter-final in c(...)

Former INM CEO Gavin O’Reilly.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The former chief executive of Independent News and Media (INM), Gavin O’Reilly, has begun legal action ahead of formally suing the company for alleged(...)

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