Mon, 06 Jul, 2020
SHORT of some fiendish combination of brainwashing, kidnapping, bribery, rule-bending, and sending time’s arrow into reverse, Ireland’s only hope of seeing Jack Grealish grace the Aviva Stadium in the summer is if England top their Euro 2020 group and so contest a round-of-16 game in Dublin, potentially against Germany.
Fri, 14 Feb, 2020
Galway West TD Noel Grealish shamelessly suggests that some money sent home by Nigerian immigrants in Ireland may have come from crime or fraud (Irish Examiner report November 13). This allegation made under Dáil privilege was not substantiated by any evidence and, whether he intended it or not, his allegation is adding fuel to the
Fri, 15 Nov, 2019
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has blamed "grossly misleading" information about asylum seeker numbers for the decision to scrap plans for a direct provision centre in Oughterard after a weeks long racism row stand-off.
Tue, 01 Oct, 2019
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has called on residents of the Connemara town of Oughterard to “step back” and allow for the process of selecting new direct provision centre for asylum seekers to take place.
Mon, 16 Sep, 2019
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has urged Rural Independent TD Noel Grealish to "withdraw" or clarify his claims that African asylum seekers are in reality economic migrants coming to Ireland to "sponge" off taxpayers, amid growing calls for him to resign.
Sat, 14 Sep, 2019
Once when asked to describe jazz, the famous pianist Thomas Fats Waller replied, “if you don’t know by now, don’t mess with it”. The quote is both sanitised — a four-letter word other than mess was used — and often misattributed (to Louis Armstrong).
Thu, 30 Aug, 2018
Martin O’Neill has appealed to Irish supporters not to be too quick to judge Declan Rice after the manager revealed the player is weighing up his international future and, consequently, has not been included in the latest Ireland squad.
Tue, 28 Aug, 2018
Fourteen Bord Gáis customers who had fallen into arrears on their accounts had a total of €4,000 stolen from them via fraudulent credit card transactions by a call centre employee and yesterday he got an 18-month suspended jail term.
Thu, 26 Oct, 2017
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin attempted to rescue his party’s bid for power last night by meeting directly with Independent rural TDs who had a day earlier appeared to back Fine Gael — warning them not to join forces with Enda Kenny’s party.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2016