It’s the first Sunday of October and you’ve just landed at JFK and, this being midday local time, a hundred county finals back home are into their closing stages. This you know because Pepsi Sister has Sunday Sport on the radio in – she being the successful one of the offspring - her fire-engine red Jeep, writes
Sat, 15 Dec, 2018
WHEN, on Monday, he offered opening remarks at the tribunal considering allegations that there was a campaign led by senior garda officers to discredit whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe, Supreme Court judge, Mr Justice Peter Charleton, set some ground rules and underlined the absolute need for truthful testimony.
Wed, 01 Mar, 2017
The Dáil Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was entitled to ask about salaries paid by the Rehab Group, including to its former CEO Angela Kerins, because various group companies receive €80m annually in public funds, the High Court has heard.
Wed, 05 Oct, 2016
Eoin Kennedy’s legacy as one of the greatest handballers in the history of the sport has long been secured but the manner of his extraordinary win over Robbie McCarthy last Saturday may nudge him up a spot or two in the all-time rankings.
Mon, 15 Sep, 2014
A senior Siptu official told a hearing "the Abbeylara scenario was on everyone’s minds" when trying to defuse a five hour stand-off between the Garda Emergency Response Unit and a council worker four years ago.
Tue, 27 May, 2014
There was no psychiatric expert available to the gardaí to advise on the best way to deal with a psychiatrically ill man when they were confronted by John Carthy, an armed manic-depressive, at Abbeylara in April 2000. They ended up shooting him dead.
Fri, 27 Aug, 2010
A 59-YEAR-OLD man who began smoking at the age of 12 will not be able to sue tobacco companies after a High Court judge yesterday dismissed his claim against three leading firms on the grounds of inordinate and inexcusable delay in bringing his case.
Wed, 25 Apr, 2007
THE editor of the Sunday Independent, Aengus Fanning, has apologised for any offence caused by his newspaper’s coverage of the death of a garda who died while giving birth to twins but defended the story as being of “interest to the public”.
Mon, 19 Mar, 2007