Supermac’s founder  Pat McDonagh at the Four Courts in June. Photograph: Collins Courts

A legal dispute between Supermac’s founder Pat McDonagh and tenants of one of the fast-food chain’s outlets has been settled. As part of the settleme(...)

My favourite card in the Tarot pack is the one that depicts the fool.

Long is the journey that is made in the company of a fool, says one of the Buddhist books. It strikes me that a journey in the company of a wise man o(...)

Supermac’s founder Pat McDonagh said the court ruling was ‘probably an even-enough result’. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Supermac’s boss Pat McDonagh has been ordered to reimburse more than €150,000 in “overpaid” council rates and rent to the tenants of one of his fast-(...)

Gerry Adams , Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald,  and Sinn Féin vice-president Michelle O’Neill in Gormanstown, Co Meath. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin’s US fundraising arm raised a further $309,802 (€265,000) between November 2017 and April 2018 and spent another $15,931 on the party in Nor(...)

A man has been jailed for  stealing a van with two young children in the back while it’s owner put money in a parking meter. Image: iStock.

A man has been jailed for 3½ years for stealing a van with two young children in the back while its owner put money in a parking meter in Navan, Co Me(...)

Judge David Riordan has stepped down after a 22-year career on the bench

A Circuit Court judge has criticised some sections of the media for attacking sentences imposed by the courts rather than addressing the more complex (...)

Gardaí stopped a car in Glenfarne, Co Leitrim, because of a report that it had driven away from a filling station in Sligo without paying for petrol.

A man has been convicted of possessing explosives in Co Leitrim days before Prince Charles’s 2015 visit to Ireland . In May 2015 during a four-day vi(...)

Friends of Sinn Féin: Who constributed how much to the party. Photographs: The Irish Times/Getty Images

Sinn Féin’s US fundraising arm took in $354,111 (€320,000) in receipts in the six months to the end of April, but spent no money on behalf of the part(...)

Michael Flatley performing during the opening of his show ‘Celtic Tiger’ in 2006.

Dancer Michael Flatley spoke proudly of a gruelling 20-year career in the spotlight as he was honoured by the American Ireland Fund in Washington on t(...)

Terry O’Sullivan, president of the Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA), speaks during a news conference with  Earl Blumenauer, a Democrat from Oregon  (l), in Washington, DC, US. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

There were moments when it felt like Irish-American trade union leader Terry O’Sullivan might not just commemorate the role of US organised labour in (...)

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