Fri, 26 Feb, 2016
University of Limerick will meet Trinity College Dublin in today’s Collingwood Cup quarter-final in Galway after emphatically sweeping past University of Ulster, Coleraine in yesterday’s first round.
Tue, 24 Feb, 2015
Judging on the coffee we drink, Irish people are social animals full of life, energy, and positivity.
Thu, 07 Aug, 2014
A 10-year old boy, who suffered catastrophic injuries and is left a quadriplegic after the car his mother was driving crashed, has settled his High Court action for damages for €11.5m.
Sat, 21 Apr, 2012
PEOPLE have become so disillusioned with politics in this country that there are calls for scrapping the Seanad and a significant reduction in the number of Dáil deputies. It would not be the first time for the Seanad to be abolished.
Sat, 19 Jun, 2010
PLANS for the introduction of commercial digital TV in Ireland have suffered a major setback after it was confirmed that the consortium which had won three licences to provide digital terrestrial television will not proceed with its plans to launch a service this year.
Tue, 21 Apr, 2009
An emotional Bertie Ahern today officially ended his evidence to the Mahon Tribunal with a parting accusation that its lawyers tried to ’trap and trick’ him.
Tue, 16 Sep, 2008
FORMER EU commissioner and attorney general David Byrne said yesterday that he had absolutely no doubt that Bertie Ahern’s constituency office in Drumcondra was bought for the benefit of Fianna Fáil.
Thu, 29 May, 2008
THREE rival bidders have outlined how they will offer digital TV services here as an alternative to existing cable and satellite providers.
Tue, 13 May, 2008
IRISH politicians won’t thank Eddie O’Sullivan for making resignations fashionable as Bertie Ahern’s tribunal troubles took another turn for the worse this week.
Fri, 21 Mar, 2008
SERIOUS issues were raised by the Taoiseach’s counsel, Conor Maguire, during the recent session of the Mahon Tribunal regarding what was termed its unfair procedures.
Fri, 07 Mar, 2008
Taoiseach Bertie Ahern has today been defending his legal counsel's criticisms of the Mahon Tribunal following yesterday's heated exchanges between Judge Alan Mahon and Conor Maguire.
Sat, 23 Feb, 2008
A former partner of Taoiseach Bertie Ahern received IR£30,000 from Fianna Fáil party funds to help two elderly aunts buy a house in 1993, the Mahon Tribunal heard today.
Fri, 22 Feb, 2008
Judges investigating the personal finances of Taoiseach Bertie Ahern claimed today his lawyer had effectively branded them as crooks who were conducting a witch-hunt against him.
Fri, 22 Feb, 2008
The chairman of the Mahon Tribunal has launched a scathing attack on the Taoiseach's legal team as Bertie Ahern prepares to answer more questions at the tribunal today.
Fri, 22 Feb, 2008
BERTIE AHERN told the Mahon Tribunal yesterday he had dealt in cash for the seven years after his marital separation, because he thought it was “easier”.
Fri, 21 Dec, 2007
THE two bidders for the multi-city over-45s radio licence have differed over the potential revenue the new station could generate.
Tue, 18 Dec, 2007
TAOISEACH Bertie Ahern was accused yesterday of failing in his obligations to reveal bank transactions to the Mahon Tribunal. He had left “significant gaps” in his original evidence, noted Judge Alan Mahon.
Fri, 21 Sep, 2007
The Taoiseach's legal representatives have been engaging in tense exchanges with lawyers for the Mahon Tribunal as Bertie Ahern enters the witness box for his third day of questioning.
Thu, 20 Sep, 2007
TAOISEACH Bertie Ahern failed to provide background details to bank lodgments in an order of discovery, the Mahon Tribunal heard yesterday.
Sat, 15 Sep, 2007
AIB League champions Garryowen will travel to France to represent Ireland in the Languedoc-Roussillon amateur international rugby tournament, which is taking place from September 3-15.
Wed, 22 Aug, 2007
THE Mahon Tribunal yesterday upheld its right to probe the Taoiseach’s personal finances. The inquiry told Mr Ahern to arrive on schedule as a witness next week.
Tue, 17 Jul, 2007
TAOISEACH Bertie Ahern’s lawyer yesterday launched a scathing attack on the Mahon Planning Tribunal and called the chief witness, developer Tom Gilmartin, a “puppet” for others to inflict political damage on his client.
Tue, 29 May, 2007
Newstalk 106-108FM has today signed a ten year licence agreement to become Ireland’s first national commercial talk-radio station.
Mon, 25 Sep, 2006
New rules regulating radio and television advertisements will come into effect from next year.
Fri, 28 Jul, 2006
Tue, 25 Apr, 2006
Cork-born driver, Donie O’Sullivan and his Kerry co-driver, Paul Nagle (Ford Focus WRC) finished the best of the Irish trio in Rally Catalunya, the penultimate round of the World Rally Championship that was won by Ford ace, Markko Martin.
Sun, 31 Oct, 2004
REPRESENTATIVES of the food and drink industry as well as advertisers have hit out at a controversial new TV and radio advertising code for children due to come into effect next January.
Thu, 07 Oct, 2004
THE Government is set for a bruising showdown with barristers over its decision to slash legal fees in a bid to stem the escalating costs of Tribunals.
Tue, 20 Jul, 2004
Top lawyers may step down from tribunals after legal fees are cut, a senior barrister claimed today.
Mon, 19 Jul, 2004
Eight new judges are to be appointed to the courts system to clear a backlog of pending cases, it emerged tonight.
Tue, 22 Jun, 2004
TAOISEACH Bertie Ahern made a dramatic concession yesterday by accepting he could have met Tom Gilmartin with other senior Fianna Fáil ministers in the Dail in February 1989.
Thu, 08 Apr, 2004
Taoiseach Bertie Ahern has never personally asked anyone for a donation during his 27 years in politics, he said today.
Wed, 07 Apr, 2004
Derry’s, Kevin Lynch, in his KPL Subaru World Rally Car emerged an easy winner of the nine stage Roscommon Moto Rally – finishing with a victory margin of two minutes and seven seconds.
Sun, 21 Mar, 2004
Property developer Tom Gilmartin has rejected suggestions his memory of a 1989 meeting with government ministers is flawed.
Tue, 16 Mar, 2004
THE start of the Irish Tarmac Championship looms — beginning with the Galway International Rally — and Pirelli Tyres are the series sponsor.
Fri, 09 Jan, 2004
FIANNA FÁIL denied last night that pressure applied directly by the party leadership led disgraced tax evader Michael Collins to resign the party whip.
Mon, 29 Sep, 2003
COMPENSATION awards by judges for personal injury claims have dropped by more than a quarter as a result of the euro changeover, barristers' representatives claimed yesterday.
Thu, 17 Jul, 2003
The Broadcasting Commission of Ireland (BCI) has welcomed Minister Dermot Ahern's announcement of the reform of broadcasting policy and regulation and the establishment of a single content regulator for the sector.
Fri, 13 Dec, 2002
SUPPORTERS of a new compensation board have reacted angrily to a report commissioned by lawyers that concluded there was a risk insurance costs and premiums would rise rather than fall if it was set up.
Fri, 27 Sep, 2002