Sirius chief executive Howard Millar: was chief financial officer and deputy chief executive of Ryanair until 2014. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Former Ryanair finance chief Howard Millar is leading a new aircraft leasing business that plans to raise almost €220 million by floating on the Lond(...)

 Mr Justice Paul Butler said it was very difficult to sentence a man of this age and suggested  the Irish Penal Reform Trust should carry out a study on the sentencing of elderly people.

A High Court judge has invited a prison reform body to carry out a study on the sentencing of elderly people. Mr Justice Paul Butler made the comment(...)

‘Moral panic over vulture funds is only delaying the end of the arrears crisis.’

In 2011 at the Global Irish Economic Forum in Dublin Castle, former US president Bill Clinton sauntered onstage and delivered some home truths. Among (...)

File image of Patrick O’Brien at Dublin District Court. File photograph: Court Collins

There have been calls for the Church of Ireland to set up an “outreach” service for all pupils of St Patrick’s Choir School who would have had contact(...)

Patrick O’Brien at Dublin District Court. St Patrick’s Cathedral said it deeply regretted that children were sexually abused by O’Brien, who was treasurer of the independent fundraising body, the Friends of St Patrick’s Cathedral. File photograph: Court Collins.

The Church of Ireland has issued a further statement following the sentencing of abuser Patrick O’Brien, apologising “sincerely and unreservedly” to h(...)

St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin: “As I understand it, O’Brien was never an employee of the cathedral,” says former dean Robert Mac Carthy. Photograph: Dennis Flaherty

The former dean of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin, Robert Mac Carthy, has said he removed convicted child abuser Patrick O’Brien from his role as an (...)

Patrick O’Brien  of Knocklyon Road, Templeogue in Dublin. Judge Melanie Greally said his  actions had a severely damaging impact on his victims

A former lay worker with the Church of Ireland has been jailed for 13 years for raping and molesting 14 boys over 40 years. Patrick O’Brien (76) ple(...)

Patrick O’Brien: A prolific paedophile who molested and raped 14 young boys over four decades. Photograph: Collins

In a country which has seen its share of horrific child-sex abuse cases, the case of Patrick O’Brien still manages to stand out. O’Brien, a prolific (...)

Karl Sheppard scored one of Cork City’s four goals in their 4-1 away win at Longford Town in the FAI Cup. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Kevin O’Connor, Seán Maguire, Karl Sheppard and Chiedozie Ogbene scored the goals as Cork City cruised into the quarter-finals of the FAI Cup with a 4(...)

The Motor Insurance Bureau of Ireland (Mibi) has signalled its intention to proceed with a Supreme Court appeal against a decision that it must pay out on the 1,750 outstanding claims left in the wake of Setanta Insurance’s collapse in 2014.

The Motor Insurance Bureau of Ireland (Mibi) has signalled its intention to proceed with a Supreme Court appeal against a decision that it must pay ou(...)

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