It’s GAA convention season, in case you hadn’t noticed, and whether by accident or design, an important theme has been running through the many end-of-year reports and speeches scripted by under pressure and, in some cases, under-fire county board officers.
Fri, 13 Dec, 2019
A Fianna Fáil councillor has expressed shock at being the subject of a complaint to the Workplace Relations Commission over an alleged incident with an anti-abortion campaigner at a pipe band contest in Dublin last year.
Fri, 22 Nov, 2019
Brexit was one of three threats demanding attention in Paschal Donohoe’s Budget 2020 speech. The main threat, climate change, is existential, but apparently not considered urgent. Brexit is a threat that could deliver an economic wallop and then some. And, as this is a political forum, the third threat came from voters demanding an election budget.
Tue, 08 Oct, 2019
The father of an Irish doctor who perished when an Air France transatlantic flight from Brazil crashed has said that the family will appeal a decision by French judges to drop charges against the airline and Airbus.
Fri, 06 Sep, 2019
Runaway leading qualifier Ronan Mullarney from Galway is a stronger favourite than ever to capture the AIG Irish Close Championship at Ballybunion this week having needed only 28 holes to come through yesterday’s opening two match-play rounds.
Mon, 05 Aug, 2019
An intellectually disabled man whose legal marriage remains prohibited by court order due to a charity's concerns about his capacity to marry has said he wants to be with his intended bride, the High Court has heard.
Thu, 27 Jun, 2019