The comment from Supt Tom Murphy came after Aviva revealed that more than 10,000 motor insurance policies have been taken out by so called ‘ghost brokers’. The company said it is dealing with up to 1,500 policies that were taken out fraudulently.
Last Tuesday night, Cork hurling seemed to have turned a corner. Evan Sheehan’s injury-time goal against Tipperary looked to have won the Munster U20 championship, only for Jake Morris to rescue the Premier County with a terrific goal at the other end moments later.
2014 and 2016 winners Clontarf proved too strong for defending All-Ireland League champions Lansdowne as they deservedly clinched their place in next Sunday's Division 1A final after a hard-fought 23-15 victory at a windy Castle Avenue.
The Irish Times has completed the acquisition of all of the publishing and media interests of the Cork-based Landmark Media group, which owns the Irish Examiner newspaper and other titles.
Current Landmark Media Investments shareholder Ted Crosbie pointed out, in recent years, the Irish Examiner has survived “the Famine, World War 1, the War of Independence, the Civil War, the Great Depression of 1930, de Valera’s Economic War of the mid-30s, World War II and several recessions”.
In yesterday’s statement to staff, Landmark Media Investment Ltd, owners and publishers of this newspaper confirmed for the first time that they are in advanced negotiations to conclude the sale of the group to an “experienced company operating in the industry”.