Tim O Leary

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The Mayo county is repaying a sizeable debt incurred by redevelopment work in MacHale Park. Photograph: Inpho

The Mayo county board are preparing a comprehensive response to the “serious allegations and accusations” made by the Mayo GAA International Supporter(...)

Mariusz Osail (40) said that he and his friend Ludovit Pasztor (40) only wanted to scare truck drivers Tomasz Wasowicz (45) and Marcin Skrzypezyk (31) when they went back to confront them at the Amber filling station in Fermoy on February 21st, 2017. File photograph: Collins Courts

A key witness in the trial of two men charged with the murder of a 40-year-old father-of-two at a petrol station in north Cork insisted that he and th(...)

Former IFA general secretary Pat Smith: walks away with €1.9 million and legal costs. Photograph: Eric Luke

In the court of public opinion, the former general secretary of the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA), Pat Smith, will go down as one of the most contr(...)

Veterinary science in UCD is a high points course. Photograph: iStock

Question: My daughter is determined to qualify as a vet. The course in UCD requires high points and is listed as “restricted”. Can you explain this an(...)

Photograph: Thinkstock

PROBLEM: My son is in transition year and attends a fee-paying school in Dublin. He has always been curious about medicine. However, I don’t think he(...)

After the COP21 environmental conference in Paris, the IFA said the next Dáil must pitch a “robust defence” of Ireland’s interests in trade policy and climate change negotiations. Photograph: Getty Images

The next government should introduce more severe sentencing for repeat offenders in an attempt to tackle perceptions of rising crime rates in rural Ir(...)

Carlow IFA chairman Derek Deane. Photograph: Alan Betson

He who wields the knife never wears the crown, or so it seems for Carlow IFA chairman Derek Deane, the whistleblower at the centre of the pay controve(...)

The IFA’s Carlow chairman, Derek Deane, failed to get the required backing of at least six county executives ahead of Wednesday’s deadline for nominations, ruling him out of the race.  Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

The Irish Farmers’ Association officer who exposed the pay issues which led to the resignation of its president and general secretary claims he has be(...)

Derek Deane: Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish  Times

The whistleblower at the centre of the pay controversy within the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) has made a last-minute bid to contest the associati(...)

Former  IFA president Eddie Downey. File Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The deputy president of the Irish Farmers’ Association and an official centrally involved in exposing issues over pay and pensions at the organisation(...)

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