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Judge warns of consequences of taking advice from persons without legal qualifications Stock image A High Court judge has warned of the consequences of taking bad advice from non-legally qualified persons. Ms Justice Leonie Reynolds made the remarks when making orders granting a fund-appointed receiver possession of a commercial property at Six Cross Roads in Co Waterford. The Judge said that...
'The idea of reinstating the border is like suggesting we rebuild the Berlin wall' - phonecall between Sinn Féin leader and Theresa May Sinn Fein President Mary Lou McDonald does not want a hard Irish border post-Brexit (Liam McBurney/PA)Square one: British Prime Minister Theresa May is seen outside Downing Street in London. Photo: Reuters Sinn Fein have told the Prime Minister...
Casey plans to join same political group as Fine Gael if elected to EU    Formally entered: Peter Casey. Picture: David Conachy Businessman Peter Casey plans to join the same political grouping as Fine Gael if he is elected to the European Parliament. The former 'Dragons' Den' investor, who formally entered the race yesterday, says he would apply to be an independent member...
Gene Kerrigan: 'We need a Donogh, we've got an Eoghan' How can politicians deal with a housing crisis if they can't even handle a mere John Delaney, writes Gene Kerrigan Donogh O'Malley died at the age of 47, in 1968. He was a Fianna Fail chancer. He was one of the lads - hard drinking, arrogant and sometimes obnoxious. Hugely ambitious, he...
More understanding of 'silver economy' "We're all growing older and Ireland's older population is also growing. Nearly 20% of us are now over 65. We are living longer. We are generally healthier and more active than our predecessors. As we age our needs change. While that might be seen as a challenge, we believe it also creates an opportunity for...
The bleakest of subjects and the blackest of humour Ulster American Abbey Theatre, Dublin Until April 20 Waves of rage: Jack, D'Silva and McEvoy in Ulster American. Photo by Sid Scott David Ireland's clever, abrasive play is a terrific, fun night out and, at the same time, an excoriating investigation into Brexit, Britishness, Northern Irishness and sexism. It is a cliché to...
'It is with great impatience that I will listen to May,' says fed-up Macron ‘Decisions’: France’s Emmanuel Macron. Photo: REUTERS/Yves Herman Emmanuel Macron was in no mood for compromise as UK Prime Minister Theresa May entered the lions' den that is the European Council. "The British people have chosen to leave the European Union," the French president said before last night's session....
Irish farms among €3bn ACC loan book sold at steep discount by Rabobank ACC Bank Rabobank has agreed the sale of its remaining stock of Irish loans to distressed debt investors Goldman Sachs, CarVal and Cabot for €800m. It is understood the loans are a mix of residential mortgages, farm loans, business debt and consumer credit, and have been sold at a...
Amazonian tribe reunited with relatives they thought were dead The reunion helped to ease tensions with a neighbouring tribe in Brazil. Brazil’s agency for indigenous peoples reached members of the Karubo tribe (AP) An isolated Amazonian tribe has been reunited with relatives they thought were dead. Brazil’s agency for indigenous peoples (FUNAI) led the “high risk” mission, which also eased tensions with a...
'It makes the game a far worse spectacle than it should be' - Dan Leavy injury avoidable, says legend Ryan Dan Leavy of Leinster receives medical attention against Ulster Dan Leavy's horrific leg injury sustained in last weekend's Champions Cup quarter-final win against Ulster could have been avoided if rugby's laws were consistently applied, according to legendary gold medal-winning Sevens Rugby...

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