The jury assessing damages in a case taken by an Aer Lingus pilot against the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) over defamatory emails it sent is expected to go out to consider its decision on Thursday.
Peadar Toibin, the Meath West TD, stood up in the public gallery during the call-over of cases and said he wished to inform the court that some named defendants had not been served with and had no knowledge of the proceedings against them
There is something to-the-marrow about the unexpected death of a young person. Great tragedy arrives at an unexpected, impossible-to-anticipate moment, and is all the sharper for that. If that death — or deaths — occurs at what should be a time of happiness or celebration then the cleaving is all the deeper, the heartbreak probably ever lingering.
Dubai Duty Free chief executive Colm McLoughlin has underlined his company’s commitment as title sponsor to both the Irish Open and Derby by expressing his wish to see the prize money for both sporting events increase in the coming years.
It reallly is the new political frontier. Richard Bruton, the minister who has responsibility for policy on climate change, was questioned by Labour’s Joan Burton this week on whether he had become a vegetarian or a vegan.