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Fred Barry appointed as chairman of the new National Children's Hospital Fred Barry Photo: Tom BurkeThe site of the hospitalAn artist's impression of the National Children’s HospitalHealth Minister Simon Harris said individuals could face sanctions over National Children’s Hospital cost overruns (Niall Carson/PA Wire) Health Minister Simon Harris has appointed Fred Barry, a former chairperson of the National Roads Authority, to chair...
Serial killer staged photos of his dead victims in fur coats Killer: Bruce McArthur posed corpses with cigars in their mouths Serial killer Bruce McArthur staged photos of some of his victims after they died, posing corpses in fur coats with cigars in their mouths, a prosecutor said at his sentencing hearing. The former gardener preyed on men from Toronto's Gay Village...
Man (22) charged with murder of his grandfather (66) Stock Picture A man in his twenties has been charged with the murder of his 66-year-old grandfather in Douglas on the southside of Cork city in July of last year. Christopher O’Callaghan (22) from Pinecroft, Grange, Douglas, appeared before Cork District Court charged with murdering Joe O’Callaghan at his home in Galwey's Lane...
Senator Frank Feighan will not seek place on Fine Gael general election ticket in Roscommon-Galway Fine Gael senator Frank Feighan. Photo: Tom Burke Fine Gael senator Frank Feighan said he will not seek the party nomination to contest the next General Election in Roscommon-Galway. Senator Maura Hopkins, who lives in the constituency, has declared her interest in running as the party’s candidate. Mr...
'New alliances with small, like-minded EU countries will be needed after Brexit' Building ties: ‘Ireland must seek alliances with like-minded EU members Ireland's ability to fend off pressure from bigger EU countries such as Germany and France on key issues will be greatly reduced after Brexit, a new report has found. A veto over a unified taxation policy will continue to protect...
Two farmers who got scratch cards after hip replacement surgeries thank their lucky stars! Just days after being released from hospital with hip replacements, two farmers will appear on this week's Winning Streak after their lucky stars were pulled from the drum. Both farmers, Chris Tansey from Swinford in Co Mayo and Tommy Durr from Ballinagard in Co Roscommon received their...
Financial system can withstand a hard Brexit - Central Bank   Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe. Photo: REUTERS The Central Bank has been able to provide assurances that the financial system as a whole was resilient enough to withstand a hard Brexit and that the most material 'cliff-edge' financial stability risks arising from Brexit "have been largely mitigated". Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe said...
Former Roads Authority chief to oversee building of Children's Hospital Former chairperson of the National Roads Authority Fred Barry. Photo: Tom Burke A former chairperson of the National Roads Authority Fred Barry has been appointed to chair the board responsible for building the new National Children's Hospital (NCH). The appointment of Mr Barry by Health Minister Simon Harris follows the decision of...

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