Wed, 25 Mar, 2020
Sports Minister Shane Ross has welcomed the appointment of three new independent directors of the Football Association of Ireland - but warned that the development does not mean the immediate restoration of government funding to the crisis-hit sporting body.
Thu, 09 Jan, 2020
The term “out of sight, out of mind” struck me last week when watching the debate about President Donald Trump’s visit to Ireland. Some people were in a lather about the lack of protests, especially at Doonbeg, the Co Clare village near Mr Trump’s golf resort.
Tue, 11 Jun, 2019
Over the past weekend, it was interesting to observe the contrast between one nation engaged in a progressive and positive interaction with the international community and another travelling in the opposite direction, writes Joe Gill.
Wed, 20 Mar, 2019
It is 30 years since I began work in Dublin, having started my career in Cork. At that time, I would have been cynical about those who griped about how the capital was over-indexing on investment and political attention, at the expense of regions, including Munster.
Wed, 06 Mar, 2019
Central Bank governor Philip Lane has proposed that the Government back a revamped Special Savings Incentive Account (SSIA) scheme, more than 17 years after former finance minister Charlie McCreevy presided over a widely criticised €16bn scheme to encourage savers to set aside money on a regular basis.
Thu, 06 Sep, 2018