Paul O Higgins

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A file image of home-schooled Co Mayo student Elijah Burke who on Wednesday won a significant High Court judgement against a decision by the Department of Education to exclude him from the calculated grades process. Photograph: Collins

A Leaving Cert student home-schooled by his mother has won his High Court challenge against the Minister for Education’s decision to exclude him from (...)

 Companies linked to  Michael O’Flynn are suing  Patrick Cox, Liam Foley, Eoghan Kearney and others, claiming that they earned a €12.5 million profit on a student accommodation project at the property business’s expense. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The State’s National Asset Management Agency (Nama) received just £340,000 (€390,760 ) from the O’Flynn group’s sale of two British properties that we(...)

Developer Michael O’Flynn: Senior counsel Michael Cush said that the O’Flynn group calculated that it lost €12.5 million alone from one deal involving a site on Gardiner Street, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A case in which O’Flynn Construction alleges that former employee Patrick Cox and others earned profits of at least €12.5 million by secretly divertin(...)

Paul O’Higgins’s Rockabill VI, representing the Royal Irish Yacht Club in Dún Laoghaire, has been named Boat of the Year by the Irish Cruiser Racing Association. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

A rock-solid track record combining results and crew turnout has led to Paul O’Higgins and his team on Rockabill VI being given the overall Boat of th(...)

Current Irish Sea ISORA champion Mojito (Vicky Cox & Peter Dunlop) from North Wales.

The prospect of a light air Round Ireland Race hands the advantage to a cluster of proven J109s for Saturday’s race from Wicklow even though a Grand P(...)

Conor Phelan’s Jump Juice is a confirmed entry for the inaugural Wave Regatta in Howth on the June Bank Holiday weekend. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Irish Sailing has been on something of a rollercoaster ride over the past week, leaving very little doubt that the “off-season” is very much on. Just(...)

Triple ICRA Class one champion skipper John Maybury at the wheel of his J109 yacht Joker II on Dublin Bay. The Royal Irish Yacht Club helmsman is among 28 in the running for the Irish Sailor of the Year award tonight at the RDS in Dublin. Photo: David O’Brien

Offshore sailing exploits are expected to feature strongly on Friday night in Dublin at the presentation of the Volvo Irish Sailing Awards where 28 s(...)

Irish Sea Champion J109 Mojito (Vicky Cox and Peter Dunlop) from North Wales is one of the first entries into June’s 40th anniversary of the Round Ireland Race. Photo: David O’Brien

The Irish Sea Offshore (ISORA) champions Vicky Cox and Peter Dunlop showed the depth of their Round Ireland Race ambitions this week when the North W(...)

Dun Laoghaire Harbour’s bicentenary will be celebrated next week with a near record breaking edition of Ireland’s biggest sailing event, the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta. Photo: Michael Chester.

The news that next week’s biggest Irish sailing event may yet break its own entry record is a shot-in-the-arm for Dun Laoghaire yacht club organisers.(...)

 John Swan’s Harmony rounds up during a broach in breezy conditions at the O’Leary Life Sovereigns Cup at Kinsale. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

A quick glance at fleet sizes at sailing events recently point to a significant drop-off in numbers amongst the largest racing yachts seen in the dom(...)

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