Alf Smiddy

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‘Through reflective journalling, people can discover their triggers.’ Photograph: iStock

Almost 60 per cent of people aged 18-25 in Ireland experience anxiety levels that are considered above normal. Conor Organ is one of them and, when he(...)

Dalata chairman John Hennessy John Hennessy is to take up the role of chair of the nomination committee. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Hotel operator Dalata Hotel Group has appointed a new corporate development director, with Shane Casserly taking up the role. Mr Casserly’s appoint(...)

Dalata chairman  John Hennessy,and chief executive Pat McCann at the group’s agm in Dublin.  Photograph: Maxwell’s

Listed hotels group Dalata is looking to achieve market share of between 8 to 10 per cent in the cities in which it is targeting in the UK, chief exec(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney. File photograph: Eric Luke

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has urged Cork councillors to trust the experts tasked with overseeing the implementation of a city boundar(...)

Eoghan Murphy said he expects the issue of local government reform in Cork to be finalised within weeks. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Eoghan Murphy has defended his department officials over their handling of proposed local governme(...)

A graphic showing the proposals for the expansion of Cork city. Irish Times graphics

The Government should hold a referendum in Cork to allow people living in the county decide whether they want to become part of the city under local g(...)

Senior members of the Cork Irish Farmers Association are opposed to the proposed boundary extension of Cork city. Pictured are (from left to - right) Corney Buckley, West Cork IFA county chairman; Harold Kingston, Cork Central IFA county chairman; and Billy Cotter, North Cork IFA county chairman. Photograph:  Robert Bateman

The Irish Farmers Association has criticised a proposal to allow Cork city expand into the county. It says the move would have a detrimental impact o(...)

Alf Smiddy chaired a 2015 review of local government in Cork. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

An expert report recommendation to allow the expansion of Cork city into parts of Cork county will affect the council’s rate base so significantly tha(...)

Minister for Local Government Simon Coveney: “I want to get something of significance done.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Minister for Local Government Simon Coveney has confirmed that expects to publish a 130 page report on local government reform in Cork before the star(...)

Minister for Local Government Simon Coveney has confirmed he expects to be in a position to publish the report of an advisory group looking at local g(...)

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