Eamon Cooke

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Eamon Cooke at Radio Dublin’s studio in Clondalkin on 2001.  Photograph: COlin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Convicted paedophile Eamon Cooke died of lung cancer, an inquest has heard. Cooke was an inmate at Arbour Hill Prison in Dublin 7 when his health det(...)

RTÉ presenter Ryan Tubridy: given how his week has started, he can perhaps be excused for his curmudgeonly mood

Even in the run-up to the Late Late Toy Show, Ryan Tubridy (RTÉ Radio 1, weekdays) struggles to find the Christmas spirit this week. On Wednesday, he (...)

About 500 people have turned up for a march in Rathfarnham  to mark 30 years to the day since the disappearance of Philip Cairns - on October 23rd, 1986. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

About 500 people turned up for a march in Rathfarnham, Dublin, this afternoon to mark 30 years to the day since the disappearance of Philip Cairns - o(...)

Photograph of Philip Cairns from when he went missing in 1986.

Having made his name in broadcasting and become one of RTÉ’s marquee names, Gareth O’Callaghan has been commended for his bravery in recent years when(...)

Schoolboy Philip Cairns (13)  went missing after leaving his south Dublin home to return to school one day in 1986 after having lunch.

No forensic link has been established between deceased paedophile DJ Eamon Cooke and the schoolbag of missing presumed murdered Philip Cairns. The b(...)

A file image from 2001 of convicted paedophile Eamon Cooke, owner of Radio Dublin. Photograph: Collins

The convicted paedophile Eamon Cooke helped a woman to launch a campaign against the Catholic Church seeking compensation over clerical child sex abu(...)

Philip Cairns who disappeared on October 29th, 1986.

The mother of Philip Cairns, the schoolboy who disappeared 30 years ago, has said she only recently accepted he will not be coming back. Gardaí inves(...)

Supt Peter Duff and Garda Joanne Grogan at Tallaght Garda station during a briefing  on the disappearance of Philip Cairns in 1986. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Gardaí investigating the disappearance of Philip Cairns 30 years ago believe his schoolbag may hold the key to solving the case, despite the death of (...)

Convicted child molester Eamon Cooke outside a Radio Dublin studio in Clondalkin, Dublin, in 2001.  Gardaí will interview ex-employees of Radio Dublin, a pirate station owned by  Cooke (above), as part of their investigation into the disappearance of Philip Cairns in 1986. File photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins

Gardaí will interview former employees of Radio Dublin, the pirate station owned by convicted child molester Eamon Cooke, as part of their investigati(...)

Philip Cairns was last seen on the Ballyroan Road in Rathfarnham, Dublin on Thursday, October 23rd, 1986.

The former head of the Garda Cold Case Unit says the recent developments in the Philip Cairns case could be the catalyst that prompts other victims to(...)

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