Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty has defended the Minister for Health and the Government for their actions in relation to revealing details of the escalating cost of the national children’s hospital.
Wed, 06 Feb, 2019
A former lord mayor of Cork has launched a scathing attack on some outspoken opponents of the city boundary extension, accusing them of damaging the region’s reputation and likening some to North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un.
Tue, 05 Sep, 2017
Homeless people being illegally sheltered in the Nama-owned Apollo House building should be allowed to stay there until after Christmas instead of facing trespassing notices, a Government minister has said.
Mon, 19 Dec, 2016
Fine Gael and opposition TDs have accused Fianna Fáil of turning new politics into “farce” after insisting the party agreed in private to take next week off before back-tracking when it came to a public vote.
Wed, 26 Oct, 2016
Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin teamed up yesterday against the proposed location of an incinerator in Cork Harbour, claiming such a plan would cause irreparable damage to the area.
Tue, 26 Apr, 2016
Hundreds of mourners are attending the funeral of Eoghan Culligan, a Government Minister said there will be no referendum on abortion before the next election, Sean McComb has earned Ireland’s second medal of the European Games in Baku and we pay a musical tribute to the late James Horner.
Tue, 23 Jun, 2015
Government Minister Aodhán Ó Ríordáin is to be congratulated for his criticism of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) over their diktat on how proposals on extending marriage rights to same-sex couples might be discussed on radio.
Thu, 01 Jan, 2015
There is a scene towards the end of Oliver Stone’s movie JFK where Kevin Costner, playing the role of District Attorney Jim Garrison, walks, defeated, out of the courthouse, telling his son that he will have to wait at least 30 years before finding out if his theory about the pPresident’s assassination was correct.
Fri, 27 Jun, 2014