There’s a whiff of danger about Keith Barry. He bounces into the Republic of Work in Cork for this interview with his charming, boyish smile and warm hand-shake, but there’s an animal energy in his eyes and upper body. You’d follow him around just to see what he’d do.
HSE chief Tony O’Brien has insisted his organisation is “not to blame” for failing to uncover the Console scandal sooner, despite a powerful Dáil group accusing officials of not acting on a series of “alerts” about the charity over the past decade.
US hedge fund Moore Capital Management has fired a portfolio manager a day after a media report of a raucous party involving ‘costumed midgets’ and Champagne that he threw at a rented $20m mansion in the Hamptons, New York’s summer playground for the rich and famous.