Tony Boyle

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File picture of the Supreme Court. The court, by a majority ruling of four to one, has decided that champerty, or litigation financing, is not legal in this jurisdiction. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Supreme Court has invited the Oireachtas to consider the citizen’s constitutional right of access to the courts in the context of the Persona case(...)

Declan Ganley: “Today’s Persona ruling is immaterial to our case.” Photograph: Eric Luke

One down, one to go. The High Court has, for now, scuppered businessman Tony Boyle’s lawsuit, funded by a specialist English litigation company, su(...)

Tony Boyle: “Had we won that game and maybe gone on to win the league, we may not have won the All-Ireland.”

Most league games have a lifespan about as long as a Snapchat message but others linger stubbornly in the memory. A damp April day in 1992 and Dubli(...)

Donegal manager Jim McGuinness and his assistant John Duffy. “It has been phenomenal. To be involved with that group is a privilege. To be a part of the training sessions, to see what Jim does, to be at cutting edge of sports science and to be among a squad of players at the top of their game . . . I feel like I am being coached.”  Photograph:  Donna McBride/©INPHO/Presseye

“I don’t have any,” says John Duffy evenly of one the most common consequences of playing sport: regret. “I was never ambitious. I enjoyed playing foo(...)

Persona, once a consortium of Irish and foreign entities, is now owned by Irish businessmen Tony Boyle (pictured) and Michael McGinley.

The decision of the High Court last week to allow Denis O’Brien’s application to be joined as a defendant to the case being taken against the S(...)

Denis O’Brien wants to be joined as a defendant in a multimillion-euro legal action being taken against the State over the issuing of phone licence in 1995/1996. Photograph: David Sleator

Businessman Denis O’Brien is entitled to an opportunity to rebut allegations that he was involved in a conspiracy of corruption in the awarding of the(...)

Michael Lowry: was minister for communications at the time the licence was awarded. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Former minister for communications Michael Lowry may seek to be joined with the State as a defendant in the case in which Persona, the entity that cam(...)

Billionaire businessman Denis O’Brien.

An application by billionaire businessman Denis O’Brien to be joined as a defendant to a multimillion euro legal action arising from the award of the (...)

An application by businessman Denis O’Brien to be added as a defendant to a multi-million euro legal action against the State will be heard in the Hig(...)

Denis O’Brien: bid to be joined to Persona case to be heard next month

An application by billionaire businessman Denis O’Brien to be added as a defendant to a multimillion euro legal action against the State will be heard(...)

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