Brian Harvey

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Homelessness was “a time of considerable stress, intensive at first then of less intensity but prolonged and just as potentially scarring”.

The long-term, negative impact of homelessness on children, particularly older children, is set out in a ground-breaking report published on Saturday.(...)

Social Democrat TDs Catherine Murphy and Róisín Shortall. Photograph: Eric Luke

Investigators scrutinising the sale of Siteserv to a company controlled by Denis O’Brien do not plan to call Catherine Murphy TD to give oral evidence(...)

The St Margarets Traveller Housing scheme in Ballymun. File photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

A new course to train Travellers to in conflict resolution has huge potential to deal with “long-standing problems of inter-familial conflict,” in the(...)

The National Drugs Crisis protest at the Dáil in 2006: the new national drugs strategy will be published this  summer; it comes  21 years after the first such “national statement” from central government on drugs. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A friend, to whom I wish I’d been a better friend, died recently. Dara Quigley was a writer, a merciless observer of Irish society, bright as a butto(...)

Wreaths are thrown overboard during the commemoration that took place in Belfast on HMS Caroline on the centenary of the Battle of Jutland:  some 350 Irish sailors were lost  in that terrible event which remains the biggest clash between battleships in history. Photograph:  Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Irish sailors killed in the first World War were remembered on Tuesday in conditions quite unlike those they experienced at sea in those tumultuous ye(...)

Siteserv subsidiary GMC/Sierra was one of three companies awarded contracts for the installation of water meters for Irish Water. Photograph: Colm Mahady/Fennells

2006: Businessman Brian Harvey merges Rent-a-Fence with Donohoe Scaffolding to form Siteserv, to provide fencing, boundary protection, scaffolding and(...)

Former IBRC chairman Alan Dukes has contradicted the Government’s account to the Dáil of how it dealt with the issue. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

What is Siteserv? Siteserv is a group of companies owned by businessman Denis O’Brien. They provide services for builders, broadband providers such as(...)

EU commissioner Máire Geoghegan-Quinn and Theresa Crotty at yesterday’s launch in Dublin. Photograph: Paul Sherwood

A major new research programme aimed at creating new technologies to enhance the lives of people with autism and intellectual disabilities has been la(...)

The High Court appointed Michael McAteer of Grant Thornton as examiner to Siac Construction.

A consortium backed by French giant, Bouygues, looks poised to take over troubled building group, Siac, after the original preferred bidder for the co(...)

Brian Harvey: has shown Grant Thornton that he can inject €9m into Siac. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Brian Harvey, founder of business support firm Siteserv, will become chairman of Siac, the distressed construction company, once a rescue deal s agree(...)

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