Mr O Connor

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Barry O’Connor took a claim for constructive unfair dismissal to the Employment Appeals Tribunal saying he was pressured out of his role.

Former McInerney Holdings managing director Barry O’Connor has failed in his €1 million unfair dismissal case against the building group on the(...)

Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn. The Department of Education said there was “no additional cost to the exchequer” as a result of the decision in relation to university fees paid by emigrants. Photograph: Sam Boal/Photocall

The representative body for the seven Irish universities has said moves to reduce fees for the children of Iri(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick has pleaded not guilty to all charges. Photograph: Collins

Procedures requiring Anglo Irish Bank loans of more than €25 million to be referred to a non-executive director appeared not to have been follo(...)

Pat Cox said any future appointments such as those to fill the roles of chief executive or artistic director, would be advertised.

The interim head of Limerick City of Culture has said he is not a healer of the past but a manager for the future.Mike Fitzpatrick, head of the Limeri(...)

Minister for Energy Pat Rabbitte said there was a need to act with “sensitivity” and to “go out of your way to explain and have meaningful exchanges with local communities” when objections such as those surrounding the €500 million Gridlink project arose.

Minister for Energy Pat Rabbitte has conceded that consultation between national authorities and communities concerned over the erection of pylons has(...)

Barry O’Connor: says McInerney Holdings pressured him out of his job in April 2010, following a campaign against him he says began a year earlier. Photograph: David Sleator

McInerney Holdings plc’s executives were divided over the company’s future ahead of the departure of managing director Barry O’Connor in early 2010, t(...)

Parents of children with special needs are often encouraged by the principals of mainstream schools to send their children to ‘special’ schools instead, with the excuse that they would get “better therapeutic supports in the special school” an Oireachtas Committee has been told.

Parents of children with special needs are often encouraged by the principals of mainstream schools to send their children to ‘special’ schools instea(...)

An electricity pylon near Newbridge, Co Kildare. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

The incoming chairman of national grid operator, Eirgrid, has told an Oireachtas committee that he would not like to live near an electricity pylon.Ei(...)

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has  said the State would be headed into a second bailout but for his party’s influence.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons.

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has staunchly defended Labour’s record in Government and said the State would be headed into a second bailout but for his party(...)

John O’Connor, pictured during his time as chairman of An Bord Pleanála.

The newly appointed chairman of Eirgrid, John O’Connor, has rejected claims that he has a conflict of interest due to his previous role as chairman of(...)

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