Michael Power

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In March 1923 19-year-old IRA anti-Treaty volunteer Thomas Greehy was killed in a booby-trap explosion when he went to recover weapons from an arms dump. He was hastily buried near the spot and his funeral in his native Lismore, Co Waterford did not take place until August 1924.

County: Waterford Incident: During the Civil War, National Army laid siege to anti-Treaty forces holding at key locations Date: July 18th-20th, 1(...)

Dawn Meats has been granted leave by the High Court to serve copies of motions seeking to attach and commit to prison 18 protesters at two of its beef(...)

Some 475 inmates are   at large from Irish prisons. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Some 475 inmates are currently at large from prisons around the country, authorities have confirmed. While the majority are deemed “technical breache(...)

Coillte forester John Connolly surveys a mass of industrial and domestic waste dumped illegaly in a managed forest outside Kingscourt, Co Cavan. Photograph: Barry Cronin

The scale of illegal dumping discovered this week in two adjoining forests owned by State company Coillte has shocked those who lead its efforts to cu(...)

Illegal dumping: Coillte has spent more than €2 million in the past five years  dealing with illegal dumps on its lands.

Six hundred tonnes of industrial and domestic waste have been found illegally dumped in two Coillte-owned forests in Co Meath – the largest-ever disco(...)

Overall, Miriam O’Callaghan reshapes the Today programme into a wider-ranging magazine show.

The prospect of a presidential election may be growing greater, but one mooted candidate takes to the airwaves last week to outline their reasons for (...)

Conroy Gold chairman Prof Richard Conroy. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Conroy Gold chairman Prof Richard Conroy did not abuse his power when he blocked the election of shareholder Patrick O’Sullivan and two others to the (...)

Patrick O’Sullivan: says he has concerns about corporate governance and directors’ pay at Conroy Gold. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Conroy Gold’s biggest shareholder plans a High Court challenge to the company’s ruling that a vote appointing new directors to its board was invalid. (...)

Dissident shareholder Patrick O’Sullivan shareholder at Conroy Gold at the company’s  egm on Friday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dissident Conroy Gold shareholder Patrick O’Sullivan plans to seek the removal of the company’s founder and executive chairman, Prof Richard Conroy, a(...)

Striking graduate designs in red with a heavy scarf by Zoe Redmond, knitwear by Aisling Duff, a casual split-colour outfit by Eavan Butler and beautiful pleating from Nino Sanaia

This year a record number of fashion students – 64 in total – will graduate from the two main colleges in Ireland, 37 from NCAD and 27 from LSAD. The(...)

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