Mr Justice Barniville accepted there would be enormous damage to the creche business with the loss of 45 jobs and alternative places having to be found for 220 children by their parents if the order were not granted.
Irish-made comedy drama Animals will draw obvious comparisons to shows such as Fleabag, writesWhen Tyler finds flatmate and fellow party animal Laura tied to her bedposts following another hedonistic night out, she has one simple question. “Girls are tied to beds for two reasons — sex and exorcisms. Which was it with you?”
One of the owners of the Hyde & Seek Childcare crèche chain is to take no future role in front line childcare provision as a result of findings to be revealed in an RTÉ Investigates documentary.
Dónal Óg Cusack had already begun changing the game with short puckouts in 2003 and 2004 but Damien Fitzhenry’s puckout masterclass against Kilkenny in the 2004 Leinster semi-final was still a keynote moment in hurling’s expanding tactical revolution.
A Dublin couple who emigrated to Australia a decade ago could be deported because their application for permanent residency could mean taxpayers there may have to pay for their son's cystic fibrosis treatment.
For any management team to have a chance of success, they need their players to fully believe in what they are doing and it’s clear that Fermoy’s Tomás Clancy is fully on board with what Ronan McCarthy et al are trying to achieve, as they face into Saturday evening’s Munster final against their long-time rivals from the other side of the Paps.
The much-awaited clash between Charlie O’Donovan (Coláiste Chríost Rí) and Darragh McElhinney (Coláiste Pobail, Bantry) in the senior boys 1500m lived up to expectations at the Irish Life Health Munster Schools Championships which took place in glorious conditions at Castleisland.
Twenty years ago, there were the three shadowy priests who, it was claimed, had knowledge of Colin Lynch’s suspension before the Munster Council had even met to decide his faith. In Liam Doyle, Seánie McMahon, and Anthony Daly, meanwhile, Clare had the three wise kings, forming one of hurling’s greatest half-back lines. Two decades on from the Banner’s last Munster SHC success and the All-Ireland title that got away, the trio recall that tumultuous summer of ’98, from Lynch’s ban to Jimmy Cooney’s bad time-keeping.
“We’ll be punished if we play like this on Saturday.” It’s not often the crowd at the Emirates grumbles in agreement, but that was the general sentiment in N5 just before 9pm last Wednesday.