Pat O Donnell

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The notice to quit  placed on 35 Summerhill Parade on Tuesday. The property has been occupied by housing activists. Photograph: Jack Power/The Irish Times

Housing activists occupying a vacant property in Dublin’s north inner city have been served notice to leave the building by the owner. On Tuesday a n(...)

Gardaí engage in a shoving match with protesters outside the Corrib gas terminal site in Ballinaboy, Co Mayo. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Energy company Shell has sold its 45 per cent stake in the Corrib gas field to a unit of Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) in a deal worth (...)

Capt Dara Fitzpatrick: her body was located and flown to hospital. She was confirmed dead on arrival. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

When Capt Dara Fitzpatrick and her crew were tasked on Monday night for a rescue mission, there was little to indicate it would be anything more than (...)

Debris from the helicopter being taken to the pier in Blacksod, Co Mayo, scene of the search for the missing Coast Guard crew. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

When Capt Dara Fitzpatrick and her crew were tasked on Monday night for a rescue mission, there was little to indicate that it would be anything more (...)

Davy Fitzgerald has stepped down as Clare hurling manager. Photograph: Donall Farmer?Inpho

Davy Fitzgerald has confirmed that he is to step down as Clare senior hurling manager after four years in the post. Speculation had mounted in recent(...)

Dawid Dawido with a fine Cong River trout of 57cm, or approx. 5lbs, caught on dry fly

Gaelic football was never more exciting as in Burkes of Clonbur last weekend as Galway took on their arch-rivals Mayo for a place in the Connacht fina(...)

Chef Michael O’Meara  in Oscar’s Seafood Bistro, Galway: agrees that “overfishing”  a much misunderstood term. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

A “simplistic” interpretation of overfishing is unfairly placing all blame on fishermen, a senior geographer has said. Many fishermen are finding it(...)

The Rossport five: Michael Ó Seighin, Brendan Philbin, Willie Corduff, Vincent McGrath and Philip McGrath leaving the Four Courts after being released from prison in 2005.

As gas is flared into the skies above north Mayo, it is worth reflecting on a project that has been one of modern Ireland’s greatest scandals, a stunn(...)

Sedco 711 drilling rig at the Corrib gas field. It is a semi-submersible drilling unit capable of operating in harsh environments and water depth of up to 550m.

1996: Gas discovery reported 83 km off Mayo by Enterprise Energy Ireland (EEI). August 2001: Mayo County Council approved permission for an onshore(...)

The funeral of Tory Johnson takes place at St Eunans Cathedral Letterkenny with burial afterwards at Conwal Cemetery.

The funeral of Donegal teenager Tory Johnston is taking place in Donegal on Sunday. The 17-year-old Leaving Cert student died suddenly following a ni(...)

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