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FAI President Donal Conway refuses to commit to an 'independent outside forensic audit of FAI accounts' FAI President Donal Conway arrives at Leinster House and (inset) Chair Fergus O'Dowd FAI President Donal Conway refused to commit to an independent outside forensic audit of the FAI accounts under questioning from Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport Chairman, Fergus O'Dowd. ”The fact people...
Gardai would 'not peek' at editor's seized phone, High Court told The home in Strokestown, Roscommon Gardai would "not peek" if an editor claiming journalistic privilege over his seized phone unlocked it so that his personal and business data on it could be downloaded, the High Court heard. However, Roscommon-based "Democrat" newspaper editor, Emmett Corcoran, would not agree to such an approach...
Brexit is 'biggest threat to Ireland's economy' The office noted a hard Brexit was set to cut economic growth here by 2.3pc-7pc. Photo: Bloomberg A hard Brexit poses the biggest risk to the economy, closely followed by the Government's budget policies and a shortage of housing, according to the Oireachtas Budget Committee. In a report published yesterday, the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO)...
Brendan O'Connor: 'Future of our Republic couldn't be in better hands' Seventy years on, there's a lot done, more left to do. Thank God for a new generation without our baggage, writes Brendan O'Connor FUTURE: A woman has her face painted at the St Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin last month Every generation stands on the shoulders of giants. And in an...
Sean Cox: Famous faces gather at special gala dinner ahead of big match Carol Anthony and her fiancee Ian Rush in Dublin for the Sean Cox Gala Fundraiser . Pic Brian McEvoyFormer manager and Liverpool player Sir Kenny Daglish arriving The Intercontinental Hotel in Ballsbridge for the Liverpool Legends dinner and auction in aid of injured Liverpool supporter, Sean Cox. Photo: Tony...
California prosecutors to seek death penalty in 'Golden State Killer' murders Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, who authorities said was identified by DNA evidence as the serial predator dubbed the Golden State Killer, appears at his arraignment in California Superior court in Sacramento, California, U.S., April 27, 2018. Sacramento Bee/Randy Pench/Pool via REUTERS Four California district attorneys have jointly agreed to seek...
Letters to the Editor: 'Lesson from Benn for Sinn Fein MPs' Tony Benn MP Sir - Any MP who objects to swearing an oath of allegiance can make a solemn affirmation instead (Sunday Independent, April 7). When Tony Benn delivered his oath of allegiance in the House of Commons, he prefaced the statutory affirmation of allegiance, saying: "As a dedicated republican, and...
Gene Kerrigan: 'Little changed, but it would mean so much' The declaration would not change the lives of the citizens - but none of that mattered, writes Gene Kerrigan Taoiseach John A Costello In 1916 we took over the GPO and proclaimed the republic. In 1918 we voted for the republic. From 1919 to 1921, we fought a war of independence in...
Russell T Davies: Casting Emma Thompson was a dream come true The actress plays celebrity turned politician Vivienne Rook in Years & Years. Russell T Davies wrote new series Years and Years (Kirsty O’Connor/PA) Russell T Davies has said it was a “dream come true” to cast Dame Emma Thompson for his new political drama Years & Years. The Oscar winner plays celebrity...
Richard Curran: 'Renters are most vulnerable in post-crash housing era' No home comfort: the study found low-income households are paying a significantly higher proportion of their incomes on housing payments. Stock image Few would argue with the benefits to society of providing affordable places to live. It doesn't matter whether you are an owner or renting, affordable housing is good for...

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