Seamus Nolan

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Seamus Marley has been sentenced to seven years in jail for raping two teenage boys in the 1990s. Photograph: Collins Courts

An alleged IRA member who raped two teenage boys at a “republican safe house” two decades ago has been jailed for seven years. Seamus Marley (45) wit(...)

The accused told the court he was the ‘victim of a series of unfortunate lies’. Photograph:   Collins Courts

An alleged IRA member accused of raping two teenage boys at a republican safe house has told his trial he had consensual sex with one of the complaina(...)

Presidential hopeful Gavin Duffy said if Dublin continues to expand its population at existing rates, it will ‘end up sliding in the sea’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Presidential hopeful Gavin Duffy has called for the development of a rail, road and broadband corridor from Derry to Kerry to try and counter the grow(...)

Independent Dublin city councillor Mannix Flynn. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Independent Dublin city councillor Mannix Flynn is considering trying to contest the presidential election in response to what he said were “disrespec(...)

Untitled Gauze Painting by Kohei Nakata

Four perspectives on contemporary Irish art, as selected by Brian Duggan, Sarah Glennie, Jenny Haughton and Declan Long. Pallas Projects Gallery, 115-(...)

Maser’s mural, which has since been removed, outside Project Arts Centre in Dublin. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

On July 8th, street artist Maser and website thehunrealissues.com placed a mural on the wall of the Project Arts Centre in Dublin’s Temple Bar. The a(...)

Detail from Matriline, a Kathleen Lynn Mosaic by Mary Kelly

By any standard, Kathleen Florence Lynn ranks as a hard act to follow. Insider on the Outside is a co-ordinated series of exhibitions curated by Cath(...)

The GoSafe consortium secured the €80 million Garda Síochána contract to operate the network of speed camera vans. Photograph: David Chadwick/Getty Images

A judge yesterday described the failure of a private firm operating speed camera vans to successfully prosecu(...)