Paul O Higgins

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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(...)

Part of the record-breaking 43-boat Dun Laoghaire to Dingle Race fleet expected at the County Kerry finish line on Friday evening. Photo: David O’Brien

After 24 hours at sea, one third of the Dun Laoghaire to Dingle (D2D) Race fleet retired due to big seas on the south coast but not before the Nation(...)

Declan Ganley: his defamation action against RTÉ was initiated in 2012 and a trial date has yet to be set. Photograph: Eric Luke

A High Court judge is dealing with a number of pre-trial matters in defamation proceedings brought against RTÉ by businessman Declan Ganley. Mr Ganle(...)

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