Irish Water chief John Tierney to stand down in April
Irish Water have today confirmed that chief executive John Tierney will be standing down in April next year when his contract ends. In a statement, the company said:
“John Tierney has confirmed his intention to retire in April at the end of his three-year contract with Irish Water. He said he very much appreciated the opportunity to work on the establishment of Irish Water, one of the most challenging projects ever undertaken in the public sector.”Read
Guinness To Remove Fish Guts From Brewing Process
Vegans & strict vegetarians will soon be able to sup a hearty pint of the black stuff, after Guinness revealed it will remove fish guts from the brewing process.
Drinks giant Diageo announced that its iconic St James’s Gate Brewery will stop using isinglass (a gelatine made from fish bladders) in its filtration methods for Guinness.Read
Man sentenced to 17 years in jail for false imprisonment of 11-year-old girl
A man who falsely imprisoned an 11-year-old girl in Co Laois earlier this year has been sentenced to 17 years in jail at Portlaoise Circuit Court, with […]Read
Bank Of Ireland Customers Not Happy About Plans To Curtail Cash Withdrawals
There has been outrage among Bank of Ireland customers, after bank officials announced new draconian regulations which will affect how many people carry out their banking.
The Bank of Ireland says customers will soon no longer be able to withdraw less than €700 or lodge less than €3,000 at the counter in some of its branches. Instead, customers will have to use ATMs or electronic banking.Read
Punters Furious After Seeing What €20 Food Voucher Got At Web Summit
This year saw the introduction of a tokened system, and one token will get you a main and a bottle of water but will set you back €20. They say on their website a discounted rate over the three days of the Food Summit can be purchased for €50.Read