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Former Roads Authority chief to oversee building of Children's Hospital Former chairperson of the National Roads Authority Fred Barry. Photo: Tom Burke A former chairperson of the National Roads Authority Fred Barry has been appointed to chair the board responsible for building the new National Children's Hospital (NCH). The appointment of Mr Barry by Health Minister Simon Harris follows the decision of...
Businessman claims IBRC owes him €128m Borrowing: British businessman got St£14m loan from INBS in 2000. Photo: Bloomberg A British businessman has challenged IBRC's refusal to recognise a judgment for £113m (€128m) he obtained against it over the sale of a 100 room mansion in the UK. Baljit Singh Bhandal, also known as Barry Bhandal, was once the beneficial owner of a...
'What should have been the happiest day, was absolutely the worst' - Mum of baby who died 12 hours after birth Baby Evan Tuite’s inquest was held today at Drogheda Coroners Court. A verdict of medical misadventure was returned. Picture Ciara Wilkinson The mother of a newborn baby who died in her arms aged 12 hours, said what should have been...
Big push for talks as six more nurses' strikes loom Effect of action 'has now hit home' Taking a stand: Julianna Dowling (24), from Malahide, Rachael Lawless (23), from Sutton, and Rachel Griffith (24), from Finglas, at St James’s Hospital, Dublin. Photo: Kyran O'Brien A big Government push is under way to stop six more national nurses' strikes by getting their union...
Facebook at 15: Growth has been rapid, but birthday won't be without its controversies THE BIG PICTURE Facebook's phenomenal 15 years of growth means its hard to remember a time when the social network wasn't ubiquitous. The company has never not been controversial - the bigger it gets the greater the controversies. Facebook's own chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, has admitted that the...
Ex GAA coach to be extradited from US on child sex charges (stock picture) A judge in New York has ruled a former GAA coach can be extradited to Ireland to face almost 400 charges of child sex abuse. The suspect has been in custody since January 16 and sought to be released on bail last week. The man’s sister asked a judge...
Fred Barry appointed as chairman of the new National Children's Hospital Fred Barry Photo: Tom BurkeThe site of the hospitalAn artist's impression of the National Children’s HospitalHealth Minister Simon Harris said individuals could face sanctions over National Children’s Hospital cost overruns (Niall Carson/PA Wire) Health Minister Simon Harris has appointed Fred Barry, a former chairperson of the National Roads Authority, to chair...
Cup shock sees Amond put Pep in Newport step Newport County 2 Middlesbrough 0 Newport County’s Padraig Amond sees an effort saved by Middlesbrough keeper Dimi Konstantopoulos. Photo: Getty Images When anyone hits the jackpot there is a sense there has been some outrageous luck involved. But not for Newport County, not here on one of the club's most famous nights as...

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FitzPatrick trial failures bordered on 'criminality' Bill will create new watchdog Stock image THE spectacular collapse of the trial of the former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Sean FitzPatrick in 2017 was a result of conduct characterised by "gross incompetence" and bordered on "potential criminality", the Joint Committee on Business, Enterprise and Innovation was told yesterday. The comments by Fianna Fail TD and spokesman...

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Facebook Messenger users now able to delete messages 10 minutes after they've been sent Photo: Stock Facebook Messenger users are now able to delete messages from conversations after they've been sent. The social network has confirmed Messenger users will have up to 10 minutes after a message has been sent to remove it, with the feature accessible in both one-on-one conversations and...

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