Applications by the Public Appointments Service and the State to strike out a senior garda's action over an alleged flawed recruitment process for the position of Deputy Commissioner have been dismissed by the High Court.
The High Court has struck out proceedings by retired garda sergeant Maurice McCabe and his family against the State, the HSE and the Tusla/Child and Family Agency (CFA) following successful mediation talks last week.
While Ireland is renowned for its charitable nature, trustees of charities have come under “considerable pressure” here in the last 12 months and faced some “significant challenges”, according to a senior counsel.
The operator of a passenger boat service to Skellig Michael has rejected claims by the Office of Public Works that he has “played down” or “trivialised” convictions he received relating to boat trips to the Unesco World Heritage site.
An assistant garda commissioner has claimed he was asked by Garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan during interviews for the position of deputy commisisoner about his views on “left-wing political extremism in Ireland” and on left- wing politicians.
ON another afternoon of uplifting stories, Gary Durkin touched the heart of many inside the RDS. Gary was one of the Connacht athletes in the Motor Activities event yesterday. Of everything going on in the RDS, Motor Activities is perhaps the most humbling.