Senior counsel Patrick McCann has been appointed to chair a review board into aspects of the draft final report on the loss of four Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116 helicopter crew off north Mayo almost three years ago. Mr McCann will be assisted by an “independent expert member”, Transport Minister Shane Ross said in a statement announcing the establishment of the review board — two months after it
Wed, 11 Mar, 2020
A mother of three who died in tragic circumstances in Mayo last week was a strong, kind and loving woman whose priority in life was the welfare and happiness of her beloved young sons, her funeral service has heard.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
The decision by Shell to sell its stake in the Corrib gas field for €1bn was not unexpected, as the oil giant continues to pull back from smaller projects globally, but it will have learned from its chequered management of the project, a leading Irish oil expert has said.
Thu, 13 Jul, 2017
SOME puppet show. There are moments when you despair for this country. One of those moments was when I heard Minister for the Arts, Jimmy Deenihan, thus describe on RTÉ Royale de Luxe, the theatre company whose proposed visit finally broke the relationship between Limerick City of Culture’s board and artistic director, Karl Wallace.
Thu, 09 Jan, 2014
A journalist who claimed he was made redundant from a local radio station because of his coverage of the Corrib gas controversy in north Mayo has been awarded €47,000 compensation by the Employment Appeals Tribunal.
Fri, 03 Jan, 2014
If the Government hoped to avert controversy over the relentless march of giant electricity pylons across the country, the appointment of ex-Bord Pleanála chairman John O’Connor as head of Eirgrid, amounts to another self-inflicted public relations disaster for the Coalition.
Thu, 14 Nov, 2013