The reputation of Ireland Inc has taken a battering, and it is now up to the directors of banks and financial institutions to set an example and ensure regulations are observed, the Central Bank’s director of Enforcement, Peter Oakes, said yesterday.
AIDAN O’BRIEN continued his extraordinary record in the Netjets Railway Stakes when Alfred Nobel gave him his 10th success in eleven runnings of the race, storming away with the Group 2 at the Curragh yesterday, writes Pat Keane.
SHE braved the boards on London’s West End during the Blitz, survived not alone a world war, but a lifetime acting and directing in film and television but, Jessica James had to come to Ireland to be silenced — all for the cause of political correctness.
Seemingly from nowhere, Martin Brassil has emerged as one of this country’s rising training talents over the past two years. But, as Declan Colley discovered, the quietly spoken Curragh handler prefers to let his charges do the talking for him.