Michael Power

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Dr Tony Holohan, chair of NPHET, delives a media briefing in the Department of Health. Photograph:  Crispin Rodwel/The Irish Times

The National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) is expected to sign off on a final version of the plan to ease Ireland’s Covid-19 restrictions at a (...)

An Irish forklift company have developed a new device called the Combi-Ventilate, to help ease ICU ventilator shortages during the coronavirus crisis. Screenshot: Combi-Ventilate

An Irish forklift manufacturer based in Monaghan has applied expertise in engineering and software design to develop a new “ventilator splitter” that (...)

In March 1923 19-year-old IRA anti-Treaty volunteer Thomas Greehy was killed in a booby-trap explosion when he went to recover weapons from an arms dump. He was hastily buried near the spot and his funeral in his native Lismore, Co Waterford did not take place until August 1924.

County: Waterford Incident: During the Civil War, National Army laid siege to anti-Treaty forces holding at key locations Date: July 18th-20th, 1(...)

Dawn Meats has been granted leave by the High Court to serve copies of motions seeking to attach and commit to prison 18 protesters at two of its beef(...)

Some 475 inmates are   at large from Irish prisons. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Some 475 inmates are currently at large from prisons around the country, authorities have confirmed. While the majority are deemed “technical breache(...)

Coillte forester John Connolly surveys a mass of industrial and domestic waste dumped illegaly in a managed forest outside Kingscourt, Co Cavan. Photograph: Barry Cronin

The scale of illegal dumping discovered this week in two adjoining forests owned by State company Coillte has shocked those who lead its efforts to cu(...)

Illegal dumping: Coillte has spent more than €2 million in the past five years  dealing with illegal dumps on its lands.

Six hundred tonnes of industrial and domestic waste have been found illegally dumped in two Coillte-owned forests in Co Meath – the largest-ever disco(...)

Overall, Miriam O’Callaghan reshapes the Today programme into a wider-ranging magazine show.

The prospect of a presidential election may be growing greater, but one mooted candidate takes to the airwaves last week to outline their reasons for (...)

Conroy Gold chairman Prof Richard Conroy. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Conroy Gold chairman Prof Richard Conroy did not abuse his power when he blocked the election of shareholder Patrick O’Sullivan and two others to the (...)

Patrick O’Sullivan: says he has concerns about corporate governance and directors’ pay at Conroy Gold. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Conroy Gold’s biggest shareholder plans a High Court challenge to the company’s ruling that a vote appointing new directors to its board was invalid. (...)

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