Des Kelly

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Pope John Paul II in Drogheda, 1979. Photograph: The Irish Times

It isn’t clear why John Igoe decided 5,000 was the correct number of sandwiches to make for the pope’s visit to Knock in 1979. But he certainly oversh(...)

 Fr Tony Flannery who chaired the Association of Catholic Priests’  public regional meeting in Tuam, Co Galway, ahead of the Papal visit. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Pope Francis has been urged to avoid being “treated like a celebrity”, and to apologise to all those mistreated in the Magdalene laundries, mother an(...)

 Messi  after scoring his team’s first goal against  Nigeria  at Saint Petersburg Stadium. Photograph:   Alex Livesey/Getty Images

It was only 24 degrees in Moscow when day 13 got under way with France v Denmark, leaving us all wondering what it must be like to live in a temperate(...)

When the carpet fitters lifted the old carpet them made a surprise discovery. Photograph: iStock.

When carpet fitters lifted the underlay in the spare room of a south Dublin house this week they uncovered more than just floorboards. For gathering (...)

Wayne Rooney broke Ruud van Nistelrooy’s Manchester United European scoring record against Feyenoord. Photograph: PA/Martin Rickett

Wayne Rooney fired back at the media over his behaviour when on England duty after breaking Manchester United’s individual scoring record in Europe by(...)

Des Kelly Interiors in Phibsborough, Co Dublin.

Friends and colleagues of Des Kelly have paid tribute to the well-known Dublin businessman following news of his death this week. The founder and own(...)

Des Kelly group of companies has been selling carpets, beds and furnishings in Dublin for more than 50 years. It had accumulated profits of €8 million at the end of April 2012

Des Kelly Carpets Ltd, the property-holding part of the Des Kelly Interiors group, had accumulated profits of €8 million at the end of April 2012, acc(...)

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