Anne Gallagher, owner of the Hillcrest House Nursing Home in Letterkenny, Co Donegal, for almost two decades, is grateful to have gotten through 15 mo(...)

The docklands scheme, similar to the International Financial Services Centre, is being promoted by a company called ISSC Dublin, along with State agencies the Irish Maritime Development Organisation and IDA Ireland. Photograph: Getty Images

Denis O’Brien is backing an ambitious proposal to build an international shipping services centre, a hub for the maritime industry in the Dublin dock(...)