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HE may have had his bid to overturn his Irish bankruptcy rejected by the High Court last Friday, but just two days earlier developer Sean Dunne could have been forgiven for thinking he had already secured a clean bill of financial health in the United States.
THE body of a 51-year-old man was recovered from a slurry pit at a farm in Co Cavan on Friday, gardai have confirmed.
Staff at Marks and Spencer Henry Street in Dublin man picket lines as workers stage a strike over a pension dispute and other cost cutting proposals Marks and Spencer stores across the Republic of Ireland were closed to Christmas shoppers today as staff staged a strike over a pension dispute and other cost cutting proposals.
"Your body cannot heal without play. Your mind cannot heal without laughter. Your soul cannot heal without joy."
Storage archives for backup tapes within Google's fast-growing data center operation in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
The then Taoiseach Brian Cowen asked Mary Coughlan to consult with ministers in the run-up to the bailout because of the pressure he was under.
Eight years after it was established, the report of the Smithwick Tribunal was finally published on Tuesday evening, but its contradictory conclusions immediately sparked a storm of spin and recrimination.
Looking a million dollars, Richard Harris arrives at Shannon Airport 43 years ago this Friday.
Try and imagine what it would be like to have a job on a merchant ship like the one pictured on the right.
Forget about The X Factor semi-final, it's all about Irish-man Kevin Walker performing on the final of Swedish Pop Idol this weekend.
An Irishman, Laurence Carroll has a strong claim to be the first Westerner to become a Buddhist monk, and became famous in Burma in the early 20th Century for denouncing the spread of Christianity there.
The company, which had said it would launch before Christmas, is currently pursuing the acquisition of O2 Ireland for a 700m, a deal that needs to be greenlighted by The Competition Authority.
Ulster Bank initiated bankruptcy proceedings against Mr Dunne last February, due to default on repayment of more than 160 million, loaned to him to buy properties in Dublin.
In an indication of the scale of the losses currently being "nursed by the taxpayer", it has emerged that the IDA spent a 68.5m on a 134-acre site in Carrigtwohill, Co Cork, which is lying idle and is "being used to graze sheep".
A jury have been discharged after failing to reach a verdict in the trial of a man accused of vandalising a a 10 million Claude Monet painting at the National Gallery of Ireland.