Business books of the year: Lies, deception, murder, greed and rugby keep pages turning
Business books of the year
Business books of the year
The Nigerian city of Lagos shut down and quarantined a hospital where a man died of Ebola in the first recorded case of the highly infectious disease in Africa’s most populous country.
Tue, 29 Jul, 2014
"Americans are welcome in Waterville", locals insist
Wed, 23 Jul, 2014
There has been a call for national integrated system of fire and ambulance services.
Fri, 28 Feb, 2014
Ireland could create more than 50,000 jobs, if there was an aggressive development of the marine renewable energy sector, according to Tony Lewis.
Sat, 16 Nov, 2013
Mon, 21 Oct, 2013
Dublin fans will get their chance to celebrate with the Dublin Senior Football team as All-Ireland Football champions.
Sun, 22 Sep, 2013
The British Government should take steps to claw back some of the pay-off given to a former council chief executive who presided over a sickening grooming scandal, an MP has said.
Mon, 10 Jun, 2013
Chairman of the British Olympic Association Sebastian Coe has said that it's up to Rory McIlroy to decide what county he declares for at the next Olympics.
Wed, 08 May, 2013
The Chairman of the Eurogroup of Finance Ministers has said he's hopeful that a new deal will be done tomorrow to give Ireland more time to pay back its bailout loans.
Thu, 11 Apr, 2013
Two men are being questioned in connection with a car crash, which killed a “bubbly and beautiful” policewoman in her patrol car.
Sun, 10 Feb, 2013
Anti-abortion group Youth Defence has rejected criticism of the use of controversial images in its campaign ads and compared them to the publications of corpses in Nazi death camps.
Fri, 11 Jan, 2013
THE RETURN of the Irish Open this year to Royal Portrush will act as a dry run for bringing the British Open Championship to the Dunluce links at the famed Antrim links in the future.
Fri, 06 Jan, 2012
The agriculture sector has not been left untouched by part one of the Budget.
Mon, 05 Dec, 2011
The Chief Executive of the National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) will appear before the Dáil Public Accounts Committee (PAC) this morning.
Thu, 06 Oct, 2011
Astronomy Ireland has set up powerful telescopes around the country to help star gazers catch a glimpse of Saturn and its rings tonight.
Sat, 16 Apr, 2011
Tourism Minister Mary Hanafin has said the controversy involving the Taoiseach and the former Chairman of Anglo Irish Bank is "not helpful".
Wed, 12 Jan, 2011
The Deputy Leader of the Labour Party Joan Burton has called on the Taoiseach Brian Cowen to clarify all the dealings he has had with the former Chairman of Anglo Irish Bank, Sean Fitzpatrick.
Sun, 09 Jan, 2011
Two Tipperary and two Kilkenny players have been nominated for the Opel GPA hurler of the year award.
Tue, 19 Oct, 2010
Footballers Bernard Brogan and Daniel Goulding and hurlers Richie Power and Lar Corbett have picked up the OPEL GPA Player of the Month awards for August and September respectively, at a ceremony in Dublin this morning.
Tue, 28 Sep, 2010
ANXIOUS staff at Arnotts are seeking a meeting with the company over the management of their pensions in the wake of the move by banks to control the debt-ridden department store.
Wed, 18 Aug, 2010
THE strength of the GAA at grassroots level is what will ‘drive’ it forward into the future and enable it to become even stronger, said Association President Christy Cooney last evening.
Mon, 28 Dec, 2009
The Audiovisual Federation today welcomed the Budget’s continued funding for the Irish Film Board and that no change was made to the film taxation incentive Section 481.
Wed, 09 Dec, 2009
TODAY’S public sector strike has been called a selfish act which could cause further damage to an economy already on life support. This is according to some of the groups representing the private sector, which are outraged at moves by public sector unions to go ahead with the one-day strike.
Tue, 24 Nov, 2009
THE Government is under pressure to explain why the former Fás chief, Rody Molloy, got to keep an expensive company car along with his pension and golden handshake when he left the agency following an expenses scandal last year.
Fri, 02 Oct, 2009
Sinn Féin TD Aengus O'Snodaigh is calling on politicians with bank shares to absent themselves from the debate on NAMA in the Dáil next week.
Sat, 12 Sep, 2009
THE Chairman of Horse Sport Ireland (HSI) Joe Walsh conceded yesterday it will never be possible to guarantee that equestrian sport will be totally clean, but new regulations will see HSI succeed as much “as humanly possible”.
Sat, 07 Mar, 2009
LAWS to prevent a repeat of the loans scandal which rocked Anglo-Irish Bank were signalled yesterday.
Thu, 22 Jan, 2009
IRISH television is expected to have its own film channel by the end of next year.
Mon, 26 May, 2008
THE improved financial supports now in place for the organic sector should act as a further encouragement to attracting new entrants, Food Minister Trevor Sargent has predicted.
Wed, 26 Sep, 2007
OVER-the-counter flu remedies such as Lemsip and Sudafed are being used to manufacture a Class-A drug which causes users to experience paranoid and even suicidal thoughts.
Fri, 27 Apr, 2007
THE Irish Rugby Union Players Association (IRUPA) announced their nominations for Irish rugby’s ultimate accolade, the BT Players’ Player of the Year.
Wed, 11 Apr, 2007
THE general public is largely unaware of the important work or even the existence of the country’s 14 institutes of technology (ITs), a survey has revealed.
Thu, 04 May, 2006
THE GAA should tread cautiously before supporting the GPA crusade for a Government-backed grant scheme for inter-county players, the Chairman of the Munster Council Sean Fogarty stated last night.
Sat, 11 Mar, 2006
The Chairman of North West Tourism, Sean McEniff, said today he is considering taking legal action against Met Éireann over what he claimed to be inaccurate weather forecasts.
Tue, 29 Nov, 2005
THE Public Accounts Committee (PAC) last night expressed outrage after being denied access to key documents which one member said could expose a “massive rip-off” of taxpayers’ cash pumped into the disastrous MediaLab venture.
Fri, 14 Oct, 2005
THE standoff between the GAA and the Dublin Handball Board has escalated with the news that Croke Park has asked for the handball centre adjacent to Hill 16 to be vacated before the end of the month.
Tue, 21 Jun, 2005
OFFICIALS from the Department of Health are to meet with doctors’ leaders after GPs indicated that they may not co-operate with the introduction of doctor-only medical cards.
Thu, 03 Feb, 2005
Claims Aer Rianta board members were given gifts of watches worth €9,000 may be probed by a corporate watchdog, it emerged today.
Tue, 05 Oct, 2004
African Diamonds has recovered diamonds from drill samples in a previously barren kimberlite in Central Botswana.
Wed, 04 Feb, 2004
NEW terror laws proposed by British Home Secretary David Blunkett were yesterday described as shameful by a leading Labour peer.
Tue, 03 Feb, 2004
More than 7,000 copies of a IRFU Strategic Planning Group’s Consultative Document have been downloaded from the IRFU web-site in the first week since the launch of the process.
Fri, 18 Jul, 2003
A FAST food giant has teamed up with Irish producers to ensure that customers here enjoy a healthier breakfast.
Mon, 23 Jun, 2003