Jimmy Sheehan

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Deserted streets in Dublin’s Temple Bar: insurance companies say they could face a bill of between €10 billion and €20 billion if they have to compensate businesses with notifiable disease cover for loss of earnings during the coronavirus crisis. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Reuters

Insurance companies say they could face a bill of between €10 billion and €20 billion if they have to compensate businesses with notifiable disease co(...)

The estimated €115 million that the State will pay each month to use 19 private hospitals during the Covid-19 crisis will go to companies owned by religious orders, foreign investors, two billionaires, a vulture fund and private backers.

The estimated €115 million that the State will pay each month to use 18 private hospitals during the Covid-19 crisis will go to companies owned by rel(...)

Gillian O’Sullivan: ‘He told me there was a lovely new hip on the market that could last a lifetime . . . I would never look back.’

Scandals involving breast implants and all-metal hips prosthetics have raised global concerns and prompted regulatory reform in the European Union. No(...)

Tony O’Brien said his role as chief executive and chairman of the state’s largest organisation broke every rule of corporate governance and needed legislative reform. Photograph:  Cyril Byrne

The health service will not survive the next five years in its present form without major reform, the director general of the Health Service Executive(...)

The Mater hospital in Dublin is fully owned by the Sisters of Mercy. Though few, if any, nuns are active in clinical work, members of the order sit on the board.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The controversies over the Tuam babies and the cost of the redress scheme for survivors of institutional abuse have led to renewed calls for an end to(...)

Surgeon Jimmy Sheehan is set to sell his stake in the Blackrock Clinic in Dublin to beef baron Larry Goodman for €16 million. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

SUNDAY BUSINESS POST Surgeon Jimmy Sheehan is set to sell his stake in the Blackrock Clinic in Dublin to beef baron Larry Goodman for €16 million, (...)

David Drumm: has  filed a High Court action against law firm Matheson and has also commenced action against AIG Europe. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has filed a High Court action against Matheson, the law firm that advised the bank on the crisis-e(...)

A children’s hospital at Blanchardstown could be built for €250 million less than at St James’s and one year quicker, according to Jimmy Sheehan, founder of the Blackrock Clinic. File Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A petition signed by over 60,000 people opposed to the siting of the new national children’s hospital at St James’s Hospital has been handed in to Gov(...)

Earlier this week, a number of organisations opposing the plan to locate the National Children’s Hospital at a site at St James’s  Hospital in Dublin   launched a petition to build it  on a greenfield site at Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown. File photograph: Getty Images

A decision on planning permission for the new National Children’s Hospital has been delayed by up to three months. An Bord Pleanála was due to make a(...)

Blackrock Clinic: Running at “high level of occupancy”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Blackrock Clinic has acquired two acres of land from neighbouring St Catherine’s College to allow for expansion of what is one of the biggest privat(...)

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