O Brien

12 results

Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage, Darragh O’Brien: Urged by Siptu to encourage councils to limit operations to those who are “vital for public health”.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The country’s largest trade union, Siptu, has complained that some of the State’s local authorities are unnecessarily requiring outdoor staff to come (...)

Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien said he had ‘concerns that the scale of the developments is moving away from the niche quantity of units the concept originally aimed for’. Photograph: Alan Betson

Eoghan Murphy, the former minister for housing who introduced co-living guidelines two years ago, has said his successor was “right to act” when he an(...)

Sibu,Dublin Zoo’s much loved Bornean male orangutan, pictured  before leaving Ireland to go to Rhenen Zoo in the Netherland on a breeding loan. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The zoo sector has been awarded €1.6million in Government funding, after Dublin Zoo announced it is facing an existential threat due to the Covid-19 p(...)

People are hit by waves on the Front Strand in Youghal, Co Cork on Wednesday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Storm Ellen has hit the southwest coast of Ireland with “very severe and destructive” winds expected over Co Cork in the coming hours. The worst of W(...)

The newly elected president of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Gafur Rakhimov. Photograph: Getty Images

The Irish Athletic Boxing Association (IABA) has clarified its stance in last weekend’s election for president of the International Boxing Association(...)

Hospital consultants consider the reallocation of funds from hospital to general practice as a key development in addressing the problems in the health system. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

The health service requires an additional half a billion euro a year of transitional funding over 10 years to move to a properly functioning primary c(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin is  unveiling his frontbench this afternoon. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has unveiled his frontbench for the 32nd Dáil. There are 17 male deputies and five female politicians in the in the (...)

Davos selfie: attendees enjoy a lighter moment at the 45th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum. Photograph: EPA/Laurent Gillieron

Within an hour of touching down in Davos, The Irish Times bumped into one of its compatriots – businessman Denis O’Brien. Dressed in a sharp pink shir(...)

Crosscare, the social care agency of Dublin’s Catholic archdiocese, has called on the Government to initiate a database of Irish emigrants abroad so as to create a stronger on-line connection between the Irish State and its diaspora.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

An agency providing pre-departure support for emigrants has called on the Government to create a database of Irish people living abroad in an effort t(...)

 Aidan O’Brien ‘delighted’ after War Command’s Dewhurst Stakes win at Newmarket. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Aidan O’Brien finally laid his hands on a first juvenile Group One of the season as War Command just defied adverse conditions in the Dubai Dewhurst (...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • Next
  • Last »