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Stephen ‘Rossi’ Walsh in 2010. File photograph: Collins Court

Stephen “Rossi” Walsh has appealed his conviction for the indecent assault of a child and cited adverse media coverage as a reason he could not get a (...)

An aerial view of the nightclub after the fire. Photograph: Tom Lawlor

A tribunal of inquiry; a victim compensation tribunal; two Oireachtas-appointed reviews; countless political promises – none has brought peace to the (...)

“You are hounding everybody, so no comment and goodbye,” said guest Loman Dempsey when contacted. Illustration: iStock

More than 80 guests attended an Oireachtas Golf Society dinner in the Station House Hotel, Clifden, Co Galway, last Wednesday at a time when Governmen(...)

Dara Calleary resigned as Minister for Agriculture on Friday morning following a political controversy over his attendance at a golfing event on Wednesday. Photograph: Collins

A major political crisis has erupted over a dinner held by the Oireachtas Golf Society that has led to the resignations of the Minister for Agricultur(...)

Eugene Kelly, solicitor Darragh Mackin, Antoinette Keegan and MEP Lynn Boylan,  at a press conference by the Stardust victims’ families group following the announcement of new inquests. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The fresh inquests into the deaths of 48 people in the 1981 Stardust fire will be the fourth time an inquiry has been held into the cause of the trage(...)

May Guinness, Woman In Red (detail) achieved €34,000 (€6,000-€8,000) to a collector in California through Whyte’s

Auction results September 15th, Oliver Usher, Beamond House, Bellewstown, Co Meath. French grand piano, €1,600; club fender, €1,800; pair Regency kni(...)

Pineridge Farm is a regency-style country home overlooking Lough Poulaphouca

You know you’re in the countryside when distance to the local hostelry is measured in fields rather than kilometres. For Pineridge Farm, a regency-sty(...)

The Sam Maguire, modelled on the Ardagh chalice,  was first presented to Bill Gannon of Kildare in 1928

This year’s GAA Museum Summer School will be dedicated to the most famous prize in Gaelic games. “Sam Maguire – the Man and the Trophy” will be an exp(...)

Antoinette Keegan, who lost two sisters in  the tragedy, Lynn Boylan MEP and solicitor Darragh Mackin with Stardust families and supporters, on Friday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Relatives of 48 young people who died in the 1981 Stardust disaster are calling for a new inquest into their deaths. At a press conference in Dublin(...)

Families  have condemned the judge’s report as ‘rude and aggressive’ and ‘a shambles’. Photograph: Tom Lawlor

Families of some of the 48 people who died in the Stardust nightclub fire have rejected a report recommending that there should be no new inquiry into(...)

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