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HSE 'failed to take necessary urgent action' to address fire safety issues at nursing home - watchdog report Stock image The HSE failed to take the necessary urgent action to address fire safety issues at a Co Cork nursing home, a report by the health watchdog has found. The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) inspectors who conducted an unannounced inspection on...
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...
© Reuters. The U.S. dollar rose on Monday. Investing.com - The U.S. dollar rallied from an earlier low as sterling...
'Please take a look at these pictures - this is what your dog can do' - devastated farmer asks dog owners Warning: Graphic images - One of the sheep was dragged the whole way down a hill, it took more than one dog to do that Stock picture Cavan sheep farmer Daphne Scott is asking dog owners to look at the pictures...
Revenues double at Cork building firm Stock Image: Bloomberg Operating profits at construction firm Murnane & O'Shea rose by 36pc to €1.2m last year as revenues doubled. New accounts filed by Murnane & O'Shea Ltd show that revenues increased by 101pc, from €14.36m to €28.9m, in the 12 months to the end of March last. But the Bantry, Co Cork, firm sustained...
Russia ramps up missile plans after collapse of US nuclear arms treaty Weapons programme: Russian President Vladimir Putin. Photo: AP Russia has said it will develop a new hypersonic missile and a land-based version of an existing cruise missile by 2021 following the demise of a key nuclear arms control treaty with the US. Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu yesterday issued a deadline...
Niall Quinn to meet with FAI over League of Ireland plan when 'time is right' Quinn's idea is to construct academies that would offer young pros full-time training here, with the guaranteed fall-back of full-time education so they have a firm Plan B. Photo: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile NIALL QUINN says that a representative of the FAI has told him they will meet...
Letters to the Editor: 'New waste crackdown is like a return of the Poor Laws' Under a new system flat rate fees will be banned, meaning households which only use the black bin to dispose of waste will pay higher charges (stock photo) Is that why the Government spent that staggering €38m on the Eircode system ("'Bin garda' to crack down...
Missing teen (16) found safe and well A missing 16-year-old girl has been found safe and well. Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance. } }); #bb-iawr-inarticle- { clear: both; margin: 0 0 15px; } Online Editors
Ivanka Trump blasts art exhibit featuring lookalike vacuuming The art piece by Jennifer Rubell is titled Ivanka Vacuuming. Ivanka Trump and her brothers have criticised a piece of art that uses a lookalike of her (Niall Carson/PA) Ivanka Trump and her brothers have criticised a new art exhibit featuring a lookalike of the US president’s eldest daughter. The exhibit at a Washington museum...

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