John O Leary

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Rionach Slattery, with an address at Tara, Co Meath, was charged with inducing the HSE to pay the Johnstown Group Practice €266,330

A medical doctor has appeared in court charged with allegedly defrauding the Health Service Executive (HSE) of more than a quarter of a million euro. (...)

The EscoPod  generates heat in a process that eliminates the need for fossil fuel

Two green energy companies have merged in a move that is expected to lead to the creation of 80 new jobs. Energy Services and Straightline Energy Sol(...)

The court heard that animals were kept in filthy conditions. File photograph: Getty

A Tipperary woman who kept a stolen, dead dog in filthy conditions in a concrete yard has avoided a prison sentence because she has a young child. Br(...)

 George O’Connor is carried from the pitch after Wexford’s All-Ireland win over Limerick at Croke Park in 1996. Photograph: Frank Miller

Liam Griffin never wanted the Wexford job. He was keen on the role of minor manager and declared his interest but, having been unsuccessful in his bid(...)

 John O’Leary at Cork Court. Photograph:  Michael Mac Sweeney/Cork Courts

An amputee who ended up on the ground of a Cork street after being dragged from his wheelchair by a thief has said the attack was a worse experience t(...)

The Burning of Cork on December 11th, 1920. Photograph courtesy of the National Library of Ireland

The story of the Englishman who led the effort to save Cork from being burned to the ground by Crown forces 100 years ago today has been recalled in a(...)

The WB Yeats letters that are up for auction

A series of seven unpublished letters by the teenage WB Yeats will go on sale at Sotheby’s in London next week. The letters contain the first referen(...)

Nearly 90 per cent of the survey’s respondents said they believed remote working is here to stay, saying at least 30 per cent of their staff would work remotely in the future. Photograph: PA Wire

More than a third of insurance firms are worried about the cost of claims, particularly from Covid-19, while 60 per cent fear they will see a reducti(...)

Michael Collins and Arthur Griffith. “The ending of the Cork hunger strike, and Griffith’s role in the choreography of its conclusion, reminds us that the fight for independence was at least as much about living for Ireland as it was about killing or dying for it.”

‘I am of the opinion that our countrymen in Cork Prison have sufficiently proved their devotion and fidelity, and that they should now – as they were (...)

Joe Murphy, from Pouladuff on Cork’s southside, died on October 25th, 1920 on the 76th day of his hunger strike protest.

The family of an Irish volunteer, who died on hunger strike in Cork a century ago, have spoken of their pride at him making the ultimate sacrifice for(...)

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