Mick Barry

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Lungus Capital says ‘Leeside Apartments are currently not in compliance with their fire certificates.’

The eviction of over 20 families from an apartment block in Cork to allow refurbishment work has been condemned by a local TD who accused the owners o(...)

Tom Parlon rejected suggestions that CIRI lacked independence and transparency. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Proposed legislation requiring mandatory registration of builders is not sufficiently robust, lacks independence and has inadequate protection for con(...)

The refunding of approximately €173 million paid by some 999,000 householders is due before the end of the year.

Refunds of water charge payments moved a step closer after the Dáil voted by 84 to 44 with one abstention to pass the early stage of the Water Service(...)

Michael Healy-Rae TD speaking in Dublin in 2012. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill /The Irish Times

The “swagger and arrogance” of the last government is absent in the current administration, Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae has told the Dáil during (...)

“OCI accepts that these contracts were enforceable as between the parties and that THG fully intended performing its contractual obligations,” said the OCI statement.

The language of the Olympic Council of Ireland’s (OCI) statement on their severance with contracted Olympic ticket reselling company THG is polite leg(...)

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary  has been accused of insulting the Oireachtas transport committee by failing to attend a hearing over the flights cancellation controversy. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary was strongly criticised at an Oireachtas transport committee hearing on Wednesday for failing to attend the me(...)

Former OCI president Pat Hickey. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Oireachtas committee on sport will today consider requesting an official inquiry into a contract signed between the Olympic Council of Ireland (OC(...)

Sport Ireland chairman Kieran Mulvey, former president of the Olympic Council of Ireland Pat Hickey and its current president Sarah Keane. Photographs: Collins/The Irish Times

The thrust of many questions at the Oireachtas committee meeting to consider the Moran Report revolved around how former OCI president Pat Hickey surv(...)

Cheesy photo op Award: A shot taken from the Twitter feed of Leo Varadkar of himself and Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau jogging in Phoenix Park, Dublin in July. File photograph: @campaignforleo/PA Wire

For Promoting Better Public Understanding of Science Danny Healy-Rae. Without Danny how would we know that climate change is a swizz and that driving(...)

Bin charges: almost all Ireland’s waste is collected by private companies. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

There is a recurring story in Don DeLillo’s masterful novel Underworld about a ship carrying toxic waste. This “ghost ship” sails the world in its des(...)

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