Tim O Connor

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Property developer Sean Dunne asked Bertie Ahern to become a director of a new US business he was setting up in 2010, according to an email presented (...)

John de Chastelain noted the ‘tragedy’ of the recent killing of journalist Lyra McKee in Derry. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Dundalk Institute of Technology has renamed its library in honour of retired general John de Chastelain, the man who oversaw arms decommissioning in N(...)

Political murals on  a wall in Belfast. Photograph: Chris Carmichael/New York Times

The absence of a Northern Executive and Assembly has had a “major adverse impact” on plans to tackle paramilitarism in Northern Ireland, the Independe(...)

Après Match: Gary Cooke, Barry Murphy and Risteard Cooper. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/ The Irish Times

His lunch mates consider diving for cover when Risteard Cooper launches into his Shane Horgan impression, the hand movements so violent everyone at th(...)

Glen Killane, managing director of Eir Sport and Eir Television, at Eir’s group headquarters in Dublin: ‘We have to understand that not everybody loves sport.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

It’s not long before the big question for anyone in the business of sport today comes up. Is UFC here to stay, or is it one great, noisy fad? Glen Ki(...)

Declan Dunne, president of the IUSA, with speakers Gina London  and Tim O’Connor, at the association’s annual conference and dinner in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Ireland must engage in a deeper way with its diaspora in order to prosper in a world of increasing uncertainty, Tim O’Connor, a former senior Irish di(...)

Mitchell Reiss was appointed by Northern Secretary James Brokenshire. Photograph: Eric Luke

President George W Bush’s former special envoy to Northern Ireland, Dr Mitchell Reiss, is to be one of the four members of the new Independent Reporti(...)

Marty Morrissey

“I was born in Cork but was raised in New York. My family moved back to Ireland when I was 10 and I went straight into the then all-boys school of St (...)

Australian immigration minister Peter Dutton: “Some people have even gone to the extent of self-harming and people have self-immolated in an effort to get to Australia, and certainly some have made false allegations in an attempt to get to Australia.” Photograph: Stefan Postles/Getty Images

Australia’s immigration minister, Peter Dutton, has accused asylum seekers of making false allegations of sexual assault and self-harming – including (...)

Taoiseach Jack Lynch had been more than happy to host Ali in his office at Leinster House; indeed, judging by contemporary reports, the atmosphere was positively giddy. Photograph: Kevin McMahon

Following the death of Muhammad Ali there was no shortage of lists of memorable quotes from him and about him. There was one quote that did not make(...)

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