Michael White

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Where Peter Casey wins his vote and who he takes votes from, could be a factor in the final outcome. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Donegal (five seats) Current: 2 FF, 1 FG, 1 SF, 1 Ind Donegal is a five-seat constituency where Sinn Féin could make a gain. But it is also a const(...)

What is it about autumn that fills most of us with gentle melancholy as well as a strange sort of restlessness? All it takes is a sniff of the toffee-(...)

Ken Doherty was beaten by Scott Donaldson at the English Institute of  Sport in Sheffield. Photograph: Fred Lee/Getty Images

Jimmy White’s hopes of reaching the Crucible for the first time in 13 years were dashed by Ali Carter in the World Championship qualifiers. Carter, r(...)

JJ Jackson  and Bertie McNamara: “oral historians” and frequent customers at White’s in Carbally, Co Waterford.

“Only for this now, I’d be lost and everybody else would be lost,” says retired fisherman Bertie McNamara. “This is our hub.” The 82 year old is talk(...)

Desmond Duffy replied ‘not guilty’ when charged with the murder of Des Sullivan (59) at the home they shared in Somerville Park, Rathmines, Dublin 6

A 70-year-old man has gone on trial at the Central Criminal Court charged with murdering his partner two years ago. Desmond Duffy replied “not guilt(...)

Aaron Brady  from Crossmaglen. File photograph: Collins

A man accused of murdering Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe in a shooting in 2013 will go on trial in October next year. Aaron Brady (27) from New Roa(...)

Noeline Blackwell, chief executive of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre has called for a sentencing database. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Information on how judges decide on sentences in rape and sex abuse cases must be published to ensure survivors understand the process and are not dis(...)

Brian Rattigan of Cooley Road, Drimnagh, Dublin, who has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Declan Gavin in 2001. Photograph: Collins Courts

Brian Rattigan has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Declan Gavin and said he is sorry to the victim’s family and anyone else he has hurt. Ratti(...)

Jason O’Driscoll has been sentenced to life in prison for the murders of Anthony Burnett and Joseph Redmond in Co Louth in 2012.

The mother of a man killed in a double murder said her heart had been shattered into a million pieces on the day he was taken. “He was my rock, my fi(...)


Ask a non-gardener if they know of the deep-rooted cultural connection between Ireland and the genus of plants known as Camellia and your question is (...)

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