US president Donald Trump talks to reporters about his decision to pardon a number of white-collar criminals prior to boarding Air Force One on Tuesday. Photograph: Evan Vucci/AP

US president Donald Trump, citing what he said was advice from friends and business associates, granted clemency on Tuesday to a who’s who of white-co(...)

Joe McGowan: rare indeed for property developers to write memoirs. Photograph: Frank Miller

It is rare indeed for property developers to write memoirs, or leave anything on the public record. But that’s what Joe McGowan, of once-notorious bui(...)

RTÉ Investigates: Patrick Fitzgerald with his wife, Anne, at Cherry Orchard Hospital, in Dublin

David versus Goliath doesn’t get any more pronounced in Ireland than the battles between vulnerable patients and their families on the one hand and th(...)

Patrick Fitzgerald, King’s Inns, speaking for the proposition “this house would edit historically sensitive writing/literature”, at the last semi-final of The Irish Times Debate at Blackhall Place, Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Student debaters hotly contested the merits of editing historically insensitive writing at the semi-finals of The Irish Times Debate 2017-2018 in(...)

Overcome the winter blues. Photograph: Getty Images

“In the depth of winter,” Albert Camus once observed, “I finally learned that there was, in me, an invincible summer.” The grey, wet and cold depths (...)

Aisling Brady McCarthy, a Co Cavan woman who has been in jail in the US for more than two years following the death of an infant in her care, may be eligible for bail next month.  Photograph: AP Photo/Elise Amendola.

Aisling Brady McCarthy, a Co Cavan woman who has been in jail in the US for more than two years following the death of an infant in her care, may be e(...)

 Aisling Brady McCarthy:  charged with murder in the death of a one-year-old Massachusetts girl.

Rehma Sabir (1) who prosecutors claim was murdered by Irish nanny Aisling Brady McCarthy, died as a result of abusive head injuries suffered on the sa(...)

Aisling Brady McCarthy was in the United States illegally after arriving from Ireland in 2002, when she was authorised to stay only 90 days.

An Irish nanny accused of killing a baby girl in her care has asked a US judge to grant her bail while awaiting trial.Lawyers for Aisling Brady McCart(...)

A booking photo of Irish nanny Aisling  Brady McCarthy. Photograph: . Middlesex District Attorney’s Office/Handout/Reuters

A lawyer for the Irish nanny accused of the murder of a one-year-old girl in her care expressed frustration at “missing pieces” in information disclos(...)

Aisling McCarthy Brady: will appear at the next court date on November 19th when discovery issues between the two sides will be discussed

The Irish nanny accused of murdering a one-year-old child in her care in a Boston suburb will be ready to face trial in April, her defence lawyer has (...)

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