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A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
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A small printing press in the home of Joseph Plunkett was responsible for one of the most controversial documents in Irish history.
Mon, 18 Apr, 2016
Fifty years ago, an IRA bomb belatedly decapitated one of the most iconic monuments to British rule in Ireland, writes
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016
From finding Viking bedding to discovering the remains of a red-haired man, the Wood Quay dig was one of the highlights of Dr Patrick Wallace’s life. His account of the project is a great read, says
Sat, 27 Feb, 2016
ÉAMONN CEANNT is, in many ways, the ‘unknown’ man among the leaders of the 1916 Easter Rising, and the signatories to the proclamation of the Irish Republic.
Mon, 18 Jan, 2016
Plans to introduce a distinctive new 20p coin were shelved after it left consumers short-changed — a blunder which has turned out to be lucrative for some.
Wed, 30 Dec, 2015
An elderly Dublin man who abused a boy 30 years ago has been jailed for two years after a court heard the victim was abused by a total of six paedophiles as a child.
Fri, 25 Jul, 2014
When controversy erupted in the mid-1960s over plans for its construction, a revered architectural expert opined that the ESB headquarters which now stands on Dublin’s Fitzwilliam St was only replacing “one damned house after another ... a rubbish uneven series”.
Sat, 19 Oct, 2013
Cork will get a new county manager following confirmation from the head of Ireland’s largest local authority that he will not be seeking an extension to his contract when it ends this year.
Wed, 02 Oct, 2013
For Priory Hall owners, today’s developers are no better than the landlords of 100 years ago, says Jonathan deBurca Butler
Fri, 17 May, 2013
Peter Sheridan’s new memoir — Break a Leg — covers two decades of life in the Irish arts. He tellsabout how it influenced his life and work
Sat, 26 Jan, 2013
MICHAEL CLIFFORD’S article (May 30) on Balgaddy contains a number of references to my father, Tom Gilmartin, which are mistaken.
Wed, 01 Jun, 2011
Dublin City Council owns the River Liffey within its local authority boundary by reason of Royal Charters granted by King John in 1200 and 1215, a court has decided.
Wed, 13 Apr, 2011
GOVERNMENT officials regarded Dublin Corporation’s behaviour over the development of Wood Quay as “ridiculous” and “paranoid”.
Sat, 01 Jan, 2011
THE state’s failings in relation to out-of-home and at-risk children were clearly flagged 30 years ago, but then, as now, the official response was less than laudable.
Fri, 31 Dec, 2010
A Dublin woman has revealed she heard a garda repeat “It worked, we’ve got him” over the phone the night her husband allegedly pointed a loaded gun at other officers while resisting arrest.
Tue, 10 Nov, 2009
Almost 500 new bicycles will be available for use by the public in Dublin from this morning.
Sun, 13 Sep, 2009
An Offaly man who beat a Cork widow and mother of six so violently it left blood splatters throughout his flat has had his sentence adjourned again by Judge Katherine Delahunt.
Thu, 19 Feb, 2009
An Offaly man, who beat a Cork widow and mother of six so violently it left blood splatters throughout his flat has had his sentence adjourned again by Judge Katherine Delahunt.
Thu, 12 Feb, 2009
Gardaí in Dublin have issued a fresh appeal for information about a raid on a Dublin Corporation parking meter van.
Mon, 08 Sep, 2008
Gardaí have renewed their appeal for witnesses to a robbery in Dublin's north inner city last week.
Wed, 27 Aug, 2008
CORK businessman Owen O’Callaghan has described an allegation that he paid £50,000 to former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern for assistance on a property development in west Dublin as “absolute and total rubbish”.
Wed, 25 Jun, 2008
The remaining criminal charge against George Redmond has been dropped by the State.
Fri, 06 Jun, 2008
The George Redmond corruption trial has ended with the jury acquitting him on one charge and failing to agree a verdict on the second count.
Fri, 23 May, 2008
BUSINESSMAN Joe Burke, an associate of Taoiseach Bertie Ahern, yesterday flatly rejected developer Tom Gilmartin’s allegations that he asked for IR£500,000 in connection with the Quarryvale development in 1990.
Fri, 02 May, 2008
A prominent businessman has told the George Redmond corruption trial that he used the Fianna Fáil chief whip on Dublin County Council, the late Mr Patrick Dunne, to assist him in planning matters.
Thu, 01 May, 2008
The trial of former Dublin Assistant County Manager, George Redmond, charged with receiving a bribe in return for purchasing development land, has heard he was originally reluctant to buy it.
Wed, 30 Apr, 2008
BERTIE AHERN told the Mahon Tribunal yesterday he had dealt in cash for the seven years after his marital separation, because he thought it was “easier”.
Fri, 21 Dec, 2007
FORMER developer Tom Gilmartin accused Bertie Ahern at the Mahon Planning Tribunal yesterday of low tactics by implying the witness needed psychiatric help as a cover-up to corruption in the Government.
Sat, 06 Oct, 2007
A NEW book on the life of murdered crime boss Martin Cahill sensationally claims that The General once prevented the kidnapping of one of Bono’s children.
Fri, 05 Oct, 2007
TAOISEACH Bertie Ahern received more than £100,000 in connection with planning projects from Cork-based developer Owen O’Callaghan in the early 1990s, rival businessman Tom Gilmartin alleged at the Mahon Tribunal yesterday.
Wed, 26 Sep, 2007
Two men accused of shooting into a crowd and attempting to kill four people have been found not guilty on all charges by a jury in the Central Criminal Court.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2007
SLIGO-born developer Tom Gilmartin described yesterday how he planned a “special” development for west Dublin in the early 1990s.
Thu, 05 Jul, 2007
Developer Tom Gilmartin says he would have built a very different development at Quarryvale in west Dublin if he had been allowed to develop the site.
Wed, 04 Jul, 2007
Gardaí in Dublin are seeking help from the public in tracing the relatives of a man who is seriously ill in hospital.
Thu, 31 May, 2007
YESTERDAY was a double anniversary. Both relate to the birth date of short-lived minority governments. Each lasted for less than a year.
Sat, 10 Mar, 2007
THE successor to Maurice Moloney, manager of the largest local authority in Ireland, Cork, will be known next week, and it’s down to a two-horse race.
Wed, 13 Dec, 2006
A project to improve the quality of life for people in Dublin’s south east inner city was officially unveiled today.
Tue, 29 Aug, 2006
EX-JUNIOR health minister Chris Flood (FF) told the Mahon Planning Tribunal yesterday he was offered an inducement to support a development project while a member of Dublin County Council.
Thu, 25 May, 2006
The Government must step up the enforcement of fire safety in pubs and nightclubs to safeguard the public, the head of the Stardust inquiry warned today.
Thu, 04 May, 2006
Survivors of the Stardust disaster and relatives of those killed in the nightclub fire are protesting outside the Taoiseach's constituency office in Dublin today.
Sat, 04 Mar, 2006
Relatives of those who died in the Stardust disaster 25 years ago are demanding a new public inquiry into the incident.
Tue, 14 Feb, 2006
THE FAMILIES of the Stardust tragedy victims have called on Justice Minister Michael McDowell to establish a new tribunal of inquiry into how 48 young people died in the 1981 fire.
Mon, 06 Feb, 2006