John Horgan

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Fr Enda McDonagh: a powerful advocate of what he describes as theology at the fringe – a theology that puts the socially and politically excluded at its heart. Photograph: David Sleator

Enda McDonagh’s 90th birthday at the end of June reminds me that his close friend Seán MacRéamoinn, in a classic flight of fancy, once suggested that (...)

Kepak head of sales north America Joanne Farrelly, managing director  John Horgan, Minister of State for Food Andrew Doyle and Bord Bia chief executive Tara McCarthy at the announcement of the US venture.

Irish meat-processing group Kepak has become the first European meat company to secure access to the US burger market, the largest meat market in the (...)

Circa 1955: taoiseach Éamon de Valera (1882 - 1975) with Frank Aiken (1898 - 1983). Photograph:  Sean Sexton/Getty Images

Current controversies about the place and role of Northern Ireland post-Brexit would be even more interesting if the participants were aware of a poli(...)

EU and Irish officials are exploring the possibility of carrying out “factory gate” customs checks. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Two of the State’s largest agri-food businesses have raised concerns about practical measures being considered for checks on food and animal health t(...)

CGI artist’s impression of the Prism building, Cork

“If Apple was coming to Cork today it wouldn’t be going up to Hollyhill; it would be directed to all that space in the docklands which, incidentally, (...)

German chancellor Angela Merkel and former British prime minister David Cameron looking at a Volkswagen Beetle Type 1 at the British Museum, London. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/PA

The demise of the Volkswagen Beetle reminds me of something I heard a while back from a man who had grown up in a Midlands dealership for that and oth(...)

President Michael D Higgins with former ministers, Brendan Daly, Donie Cassidy, Michael Mulcahy. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin.

For John Mulcahy, journalism and publishing was not just a job or a career, it was his passion, his memorial Mass heard on Thursday. Though ill for (...)

Kepak said the deal was also “both a Brexit and a currency hedge for the existing and the new Irish-UK businesses”.

Kepak Group has acquired the red meat operations of UK food group 2 Sisters in a move it claims will “significantly” increase the value and scale of t(...)

The encyclical provoked a ferocious reaction among millions of practising Catholics.

Fifty years ago this week, former government minister Mary O’Rourke was a teacher in Athlone while studying for a H Dip in Maynooth as Pope Paul VI pu(...)

Playing the blues in Heuston Station in Dublin

The latest additions to Ireland’s railway station infrastructure will not speed up your journey much. They may, however, reduce the stress involved. O(...)

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