Even if you were to confine the exercise to a timeframe book-ended by Charlie McCreevy’s decentralisation proposals from 2003, the number of reports warning about unbalanced regional development would, if laid back-to-back, stretch almost the length of the main runway at Dublin Airport.
Fri, 02 Aug, 2019
A significant upgrade of the Dunkettle Interchange was first announced in 2011. Cost overruns to the €100m project, revealed by this paper last week, could seeit delayed by up to 18 months, which would mean the entire process will have taken more than a decade.looks back at the long-awaited plan.
Tue, 09 Jul, 2019
A legal challenge by 23 South Dublin residents against a decision to grant planning permission for the redevelopment of a building near their homes has been admitted to the fast-track commercial court list.
Mon, 24 Jun, 2019
Twenty-three residents of Dartmouth Square in Ranelagh, Dublin, claim "enabling works" for the city's proposed underground Metro - which will affect their properties - have been approved without going through proper planning procedures.
Thu, 06 Jun, 2019
Over the past 20 years there have been repeated examples of major capital project overruns. But has anything been learned from both these and the current National Children’s Hospital fiasco to warrant confidence that they can be prevented in future?, asks
Mon, 11 Feb, 2019
The impact on tens of thousands of patients of escalating unrest in the health service continues today with members of the public asked not to use out of hours GP services as hundreds of family doctors gather in Dublin for a protest.
Wed, 06 Feb, 2019
Transport chiefs have been accused of treating women as second-class citizens by refusing to implement the renaming of one of Cork’s busiest roads after the “forgotten women” of the Irish revolution.
Thu, 02 Mar, 2017
Tue, 06 Dec, 2016
Pre-tax profits at the consortium that operates the e-Flow toll on the M50 and other motorways fell 6% to €2.6m in 2014, new figures show. According to abridged accounts just filed with the Companies Office by Sanef ITS Operations Ireland Ltd — now renamed Emovis Operations Ireland Ltd — the firm recorded the decrease in pre-tax profit after gross profits dropped 12% from €6m to €5.3m in the 12 months to the end of 2014.
Wed, 03 Aug, 2016
Ali Hewson has revealed she uses any spare opportunity with husband Bono to try and persuade him to listen to certain matters of concern before he meets world leaders: “We have the odd bit of pillow talk. We have a board meeting occasionally over breakfast.”
Fri, 29 Apr, 2016