It was a case of late heartbreak for Cork City on Valentine’s night as an 86th-minute Ciaran Kilduff goal delivered victory for Shelbourne on their return to the Premier Division, leaving Neale Fenn’s new-look side with much to ponder as they now face into the daunting test of back to back away games against Shamrock Rovers and Dundalk.
The Association of Catholic Priests received many messages from people applauding the organisation for coming out strongly in support of Co Cavan priest Fr Oliver O'Reilly after it emerged that businessman Sean Quinn complained about him to the Vatican.
DURING the week, two executives of Quinn Industrial Holdings said the border region was “perilously close” to becoming lawless. During the Troubles, the region was pretty lawless, or so it appeared when novelist Colm Toibin met Seán Quinn in 1987.
The Central Bank has decided to continue existing restrictions on ordinary investors using contracts for difference (CFDs), the market financial bets that played a starring role in the collapse of the Sean Quinn business empire after he used them to build up a huge stake in Anglo Irish before the bank’s collapse.
Construction products and packing group, Quinn Industrial Holdings is seeking to expand into the ready-mix concrete market to tap the building boom in the Dublin area and is open to making acquisitions if opportunities arise.
A settlement could be reached next week of the marathon case by Sean Quinn’s five adult children challenging the validity of securities provided by them for hundreds of millions of euro in loans advanced by Anglo Irish Bank to Quinn companies.
Two former senior executives with the Quinn group are "very reluctant" witnesses in the action by Sean Quinn's adult children disputing any liability under guarantees for loans of more than €415m, the High Court has been told.
Sean Quinn’s family used the Quinn group as their “personal bank” from which they extracted some €1.95bn to fund their personal lifestyles, property acquisition and significant losses, the High Court has been told.
Packaging and construction products group Quinn Industrial Holdings Limited (QIHL) has struck an agreement for its founder Seán Quinn to step down from his job as a consultant to the firm, but it appears to have kept the door open to the involvement of Quinn family members.
Stubbornness is a requisite attribute in anybody who achieves big things. Whether it be in politics, sport, business, the arts, or service to any ideals, the man or woman who refuses to yield, when common sense dictates otherwise, is imbued with a drive to succeed, often against the odds.