Patrick Burke

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A review of sex education in schools has been launched. Photograph: Getty

One in five young people think internet pornography is a “useful” source of information about healthy sexual relationships, a poll of young people ind(...)

Irish Life has said it is not considering a foray into private hospital ownership.

Irish Life is preparing its first incursion into the Irish residential property market. The pensions and fund manager has indicated it is at an “advan(...)

AIB has been caught up in the controversy around offshore tax avoidance by wealthy customers following the leaking of the Paradise Papers. Photograph:  Cyril Byrne

The relationship between AIB and the Appleby offshore law firm’s office in the Isle of Man is an extraordinarily intimate one. Not only do the leaked(...)

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone at the annual conference of Youth Work Ireland at the Royal Hospital Kilmainham, in Dublin.

A new model of youth work in Ireland will see intensive outreach work with vulnerable teenagers take place in the coming months. Youth workers are se(...)

Up to €3 million will be spent on a major upgrade of Cafe en Seine on Dawson Street in Dublin. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Mercantile hospitality group behind top Dublin nightspots such as Cafe en Seine and the George is lining up a €20 million investment programme, af(...)

Well-known Dublin publican Frank Gleeson has claimed his fellow shareholders in the Mercantile Group summarily sacked his son Rory as part of a “scorched earth” policy that is part of a campaign against him. File photograph: Google Street View

The payment of an annual salary of €25,000 to a woman who appeared not to have any responsibilities is among the claims cited in a bitter court disput(...)

Café en Seine on Dawson Street, Dublin
Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The formal divorce is still being negotiated, but it appears the marriage between Frank Gleeson’s Mercantile pubs group and Capital Bars, backed by t(...)

Irish Life Investment Managers  managing director Patrick Burke. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish Life Investment Managers (ILIM) has received more than 50 inquiries from companies considering relocating activities from the UK following the (...)

The recent barbarous murder of Fr Jacques Hamel in France has, in a shockingly dramatic fashion, increased growing concerns about the persecution of C(...)

Seán MacBride; A co-founder of Amnesty International he voted yes to the Eighth Amendment, and wrote an influential newspaper article two days before the Referendum.

Keep on saying something long enough and it becomes the truth? Is that how human rights now operate? The Irish arm of Amnesty International says that (...)

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