With conservation metering off the agenda this decade and those who didn’t pay for water probably receiving €100 for the privilege, the credibility of those we have put in charge of the country has taken another hit, writes Shaun Connolly
Sat, 01 Aug, 2015
Brian Cowen attended a private Anglo Irish function a month after the St Patrick’s Day 2008 Irish stock exchange crisis and a fortnight before becoming taoiseach, but insisted he was never lobbied for a bank guarantee.
Fri, 03 Jul, 2015
The transfer of Ireland out-half Johnny Sexton to Racing Metro has acquainted Irish fans of the oval ball with a fact of life: A new breed of owner now holds sway in French rugby and they will allow little to get in their way.
Mon, 04 Feb, 2013
BRIAN KERR'S agent has predicted that Steve Staunton will prove to be a highly successful manager with the Republic of Ireland but has called on the FAI to give the Drogheda man more time and support than was offered to his client.
Sat, 25 Feb, 2006
THE big games against France in Paris and Dublin notwithstanding, at no stage in the Group 4 campaign so far have the stakes been higher for the Republic of Ireland than they will be this evening, here in Cyprus, where anything less than victory will almost certainly signal the end of the national team’s interest in next summer’s World Cup.
Sat, 08 Oct, 2005