Jack Lynch

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‘If IOD members want a say in the make up of the next Government, they can vote for whatever result they think is best’

Once votes are counted on – or about – February 9th, the Institute of Directors (IOD) would prefer we emerged with a clear majority Government rather (...)

The High Court  dismissed a challenge to An Bord Pleanála’s approval for the 14km M28 motorway between Cork and Ringaskiddy

A campaign group is to meet with its legal advisors this week to consider whether to lodge an appeal against a High Court decision to dismiss their ch(...)

1970 was a “year of militancy” for nurses, who marched in protest for the first time, as covered by The Irish TImes.

1970 was the year of the Arms Trial, escalating violence in the North, and a six-month bank strike. Apollo 13 told Houston it had a problem. Nixon cam(...)

In December  1969, Jack Lynch officially opened the cable car which could carry six passengers on the 374m journey high above Dursey Sound

Neil Armstrong had just become the first man to walk on the moon, 500,000 hippies had gathered at Woodstock and, at the very tip of the Beara Peninsul(...)

A 2016 production of Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme by Frank McGuinness at the  Citizens Theatre, Glasgow. Photograph: Johan Persson

Despite claims that people across Ireland are counting down the clock to Irish unity, different political priorities appear to abound south of the bor(...)

Families of chough live on Dursey, and their numbers decline when tourist numbers increase near their habitat says FIE

Environmentalists have asked the Government to intervene over a proposal to build a €7 million interpretative centre and cable car system to Dursey Is(...)

Ken Lee, managing director of Eden Recruitment: “Employers compete on compensation packages, holiday entitlements, work-life balance, promotion opportunities, training culture and the sort of technologies they use.”

With a bit of luck, today’s graduates will make quite a few career moves throughout their life and job interviews will become a little less daunting. (...)

Gardaí in Cork have resumed searches on Friday for two men suspected of being involved in attempted burglaries. File photograph: The Irish Times

Gardaí in Cork have resumed searches on Friday for two men suspected of being involved in attempted burglaries after they arrested another man during (...)

The Minister said   Macroom had   suffered commercially in that traffic congestion had dissuaded people living in the town’s natural hinterland from coming in there to shop and do business.

The Government is committed to delivering on a near €300 million piece of infrastructure on the N22 which will improve connectivity between Cork and K(...)

Jack Lynch: such was the taoiseach’s condition that he was brought whiskey to steady his nerves

When Fianna Fáil returned to office in June 1969 it would be the last election for three decades in which violence in Northern Ireland would not form (...)

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