Independent Ireland: New party, set up by Richard O’Donoghue and Michael Collins, last year, sees 20 local councillors so far elected throughout the country

Fledgling party Independent Ireland has made major gains in the local elections, with 20 new councillors so far elected.  Set up late last year by TDs Michael Collins and Richard O’Donoghue, the party has seen big breakthroughs nationally in this election, including the election of its first female councillor. The new party ran 58 candidates […]

‘No reward for anyone in Ireland who works,’ says O’Donoghue TD

There is “no reward” for people in this country who work, according to Independent Ireland TD Richard O’Donoghue. The Limerick TD was speaking in the Dáil this week to mark Europe Day, which was celebrated on Thursday. The annual day honours peace and unity in Europe, and is held on the anniversary of the ‘Schuman […]

Donagh O’Donoghue obituary: Celebrated patron of Galway’s Druid Theatre

Towering figure in Galway’s arts and academia world took drama as seriously as business Donagh O’Donoghue’s association with NUI Galway continues posthumously through the O’Donoghue Centre for Theatre, Drama and Performance which opened in 2017 and was funded by his philanthropic donation Sat Jun 19 2021 Born: March 13th, 1944 Died: May 30th, 2021 Donagh O’Donoghue, businessman, […]

James Patrick O’Donoghue’s patent is worth a good blow on his trumpet

I do not like to blow my own horn, but I am getting older and sometimes it is good to leave a record of some accomplishment somewhere. I invented this Magnetic Levitation Prototype System  back in the early to mid 1990s.  It has since then become cited by at least 24 other patented inventions.  20 […]

Smell the roses

I was listening to the radio last week and I heard about a new Dannahue rose Dannahue | English Shrub Rose | David Austin Roses Except if I heard the conversation right it was meant to be a Donahue rose Anyway it is really very beautiful

Covid-19: Tributes paid to ‘big daddy’ of renal medicine

Covid-19: Tributes paid to ‘big daddy’ of renal medicine Published 5 January 2021 A professor known as the “big daddy of British renal medicine” has died with coronavirus, it has been confirmed. IMAGE SOURCE,KIDNEY CARE UK Image caption, Prof O’Donoghue’s daughter-in-law said the world was “poorer without him in it” Prof Donal O’Donoghue, who was […]

Paschal Donohoe set for second term as Eurogroup president

Irish Examiner Daniel McConnell Political Editor – 3h ago Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe is assured of a second term as President of Eurogroup as he was the only candidate to go forward. Paschal Donohoe set for second term as Eurogroup president © Provided by Irish Examiner Today was the deadline for applications and Mr Donohoe, the current […]