Sean Hughes

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A  woman pushes her pram past a memorial to Stephen ‘Top Gun’ McKeag in west Belfast. One of his victims was 17-year-old Catholic Damien Walsh, who was shot dead in 1993. Photograph: Kaveh Kazemi/Getty Images

The Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, Marie Anderson, did not name the killer of 17-year-old Catholic teenager Damien Walsh in her long-awaited r(...)

The report, filed by Standard Chartered Bank of New York to the Financial Crime Enforcement Network in Virginia, US, says the money-laundering network was “used by wealthy oligarchs, businessmen and criminals alike”

A mailbox address in Belfast was used by one of the account holders in a Russian money-laundering network that processed hundreds of millions of US do(...)

Seán Hughes,  collapsed at his home in January 2018, having shown flu-like symptoms for a number of days.

The father of a 15-year-old boy who died of sepsis two years ago has said “things will never be the same again”. Seán Hughes, from Finglas, north Du(...)

ConTempo Quartet: three Saturday morning concerts with  performers from different musical backgrounds

Saturday, March 24 3 Saturdays: 3 Kinds of Music Mick Lally Theatre, Druid Lane, Galway 11am thegalwaymusicresidency.ie The Galway Music Residency’s (...)

Gerry Adams and Mary Lou McDonald: “Mary Lou has been part of the leadership for a long time. It’s not like she has landed down from Mars.” File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Fiachra McGuinness, son of Martin McGuinness, posted a poignant tweet recently. It showed two photographs, both featuring his late father alongside th(...)

Capt Dara Fitzpatrick, who died along with her crewmates Capt Mark Duffy, Ciarán Smith and Paul Ormsby while on a search and rescue mission in March. Photograph: Cyril Byrne
Rest in peace ... They died in 2017
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  • December 28, 2017, 06:00

JANUARY 8 – Peter Sarstedt, English singer/songwriter – Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)? – age 75 9 – TK Whitaker, economist and former public servan(...)

The Order of Service at the funeral of comedian Sean Hughes at Islington and Camden Cemetery in London. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Sean Hughes was laid to rest at a London crematorium on Monday to the sound of Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now by The Smiths. The comedian, who died on(...)

Sean Hughes

They were Irish comedy’s equivalent of the Famous Five, though nobody ever called them that. Michael Redmond, Kevin McAleer, Ian MacPherson, Owen O’Ne(...)

Comedian Sean Hughes, who has died aged 51. Photograph: Alan Betson

Comedian Sean Hughes has died at the age of 51, his management company said on Monday. A statement was posted on Facebook saying Hughes - who had liv(...)

“I think RTÉ are being very brave with this,” says Don’t Quote Me presenter Sean Hughes

At first glance, Sean Hughes seems an odd choice to helm a radio project that aims to change how broadcast comedy is made in Ireland. After all, the (...)

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