Tom Keane

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The new National Cancer Strategy, approved by the Government last week, is an important commitment to ensuring the continued improvement of cancer ser(...)

Prof John Kennedy, chair of the cancer strategy steering group, at the launch of the 2017-2026 strategy in Iveagh House. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

One in three of us will develop cancer during our lives. And despite the many treatment advances in the field, cancer remains one of Ireland’s top kil(...)

Thomas Power on his wedding day to Bernadette Power (nee Delaney) last September. The 39-year-old from Dunmore East died while being transferred between University Hospital Waterford and Cork Universirty Hospital. Photograph:  Facebook

The lonely death of Thomas Power in an ambulance near Dungarvan this week is far from the regional issue it might seem to people in other parts of the(...)

Tony O’Brien said his role as chief executive and chairman of the state’s largest organisation broke every rule of corporate governance and needed legislative reform. Photograph:  Cyril Byrne

The health service will not survive the next five years in its present form without major reform, the director general of the Health Service Executive(...)

Dr Tom Keane, former director of the State’s cancer control programme,  said if any other country had the kind of problems found in the Irish health service “the Government would not survive”. File photograph:  Matt Kavanagh

Ireland’s health service is close to “total systems failure,” according to the doctor who reformed the State’s cancer services. The way healthcare is(...)

“The vision for hospitals expressed in the report is less about ‘fixing’ existing hospitals than imagining a future ‘hospital without walls’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fixing the Irish health service is an enormous but not impossible task. The public, or more accurately the 60 per cent of the population who do not ha(...)

Tom Keane and Claire Graham, owners of The Old Mill Stores in Connonagh Village, Co Cork –  winners of the Best Craft/Gift Shop category. Photograph: Emma Jervis

BEST CRAFT/GIFT SHOP: The Old Mill Stores On a bend in the road between Roscarbery and Leap is a real sign of the retail times. The Old Mill Stores (...)

Following a two-day appeal hearing last month the Certified Public Accountants reversed its findings against its former president  Tom Keane.

The Certified Public Accountants (CPA) institute has overturned two findings of professional misconduct against its former president following an app(...)

An attempt by Mr Keane to have the Certified Public Accountants institute’s findings overturned was struck out by the High Court in October. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Certified Public Accountants (CPA) institute has begun a two-day appeal hearing into findings of professional misconduct against its former(...)

A 49-year-old man appeared in court in Limerick charged with possession of a firearm and robbing a number of service stations in Co Limerick and Co Cl(...)

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