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 Gráinne Nic Gibb, partner and Grainne Nic Lochlainn, sister of Ronan MacLochlainn arriving for the Commission of Investigation of the fatal shooting by An Garda Siochana of Ronan Mac Lochlainn in 2015. File photograph: Alan Betson

The shooting dead of Real IRA member Ronan MacLochlainn during an armed robbery 20 years ago was “necessary and reasonable”, a commission established (...)

Jailed former Anglo chief executive David Drumm: brief fees in his trial were the highest paid by the DPP for any trial in 2018. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The legal team that made the case that led to the jailing of former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm was paid a total of €1.123 million. (...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm. During his trial, days were taken up with Drumm’s lawyers arguing for portions of the “Anglo tapes” recorded phone calls to be excluded from evidence. Photograph: Collins Courts.

During the numerous days of legal argument during David Drumm’s trial, which ran for 16 weeks, the jury was regularly excused to sip tea in the comfo(...)

The Commission of Investigation into the shooting of Ronan MacLochlainn  was established by the Government in July of last year after the dead man’s partner Grainne Nic Gib (above) took her case to the European Court of Human Rights.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A Garda sergeant who shot dead Real IRA man Ronan MacLochlainn during a botched armed raid in 1998 was shot dead accidentally by an armed colleague th(...)