Peter O Connor

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Defrocked Irish priest Cornelius Horan attacks  Vanderlei Lima of Brazil in the latter stages of the marathon during the 2004 Athens Olympics. Photograph: Jiro Mochizuki/AFP via Getty Images

Peaceful protest or reckless sabotage, overtly politically motivated or religious in the extreme, several Irish competitors and at least one spectator(...)

The Grand Bar at the revamped Cafe en Seine, looking through to the new entrance on  Anne’s Lane. Photographs: Dara Mac Dónaill

The clue is in the name. Dublin’s Cafe en Seine, which re-opens on Friday after a five-month, €4 million makeover, has been fully Frenchified. The two(...)

Peter Donegan at Chateau de Peronne in the Somme, northern France

When he is not constructing a first World War memorial garden in the moat of the 14th century Château de Péronne in the Somme in northern France, land(...)

John McGough: he grew up fast

If there was a prize for the GAA’s most authentic-sounding club name, the shortlist might include Blackhill Emeralds in Co Monaghan. Located just west(...)

Peter O’Connor: Whatever you are doing, regardless of what it is, do it well

With an engineering degree and eight years’ experience working in product design for ACT, Peter O’Connor set up his own business, Global Security Devi(...)

Summerhill resident Peter Wall with fibreglass  lions he  rescued from a local skip and restored. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

On a pillar outside some houses on Summerhill sit two brightly painted fibreglass lions. “I found them thrown out on the roadside and they were in bit(...)

A pensioner found dead in his sitting room had sustained 90 per cent burns to his body, an inquest heard. Christopher (Willie) Horrigan (72) of Griffi(...)

Rathsallagh golf course, on market for €1.35m,  may also be of interest to local farmers who are in need of more land for dairy and tillage purposes

The Rathsallagh golf course in Dunlavin, Co Wicklow, is back on the market at a reduced asking price after its sale by tender last year was not comple(...)

Chef Nick Munier. Circuit Court president Mr Justice Raymond Groarke today granted Mr Munier’s new restaurant, Avenue, a special restaurant licence. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

MasterChef and Hell’s Kitchen star Nick Munier is ready to open his new Dublin restaurant in Temple Bar, a court was told.Circuit Court president Mr J(...)

Alarm systems are common now in Ireland but many neglect the fundamentals of  physical security.

They say the best way to learn is through experience and this is certainly true when it comes to sensible shopping. When I first arrived in Dublin (...)