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Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan dies after short illness

Employment law solicitor Richard Grogan has died after a short illness. The Dublin solicitor had a distinguished career in employment and personal injury law, launching his own firm in 2009. Just three weeks ago, he was named Lawyer of the Year at the Irish Law Awards. He rose to fame in recent years by offering

Met Office issues yellow-level riverine flood alert

News Elizabeth Gonzales Yesterday Riverine Flood Alert in Effect THE Met Office has issued a yellow-level ravine flood alert on Monday as river levels continued to rise from heavy rain over the last three days. The alert is expected to last until 8 pm on Tuesday. A release sent out at 4 pm said after

NGC’s I2A progamme targets La Brea youths

News Laurel V Williams Yesterday Minister of Labour, Stephen Mc Clashie, with young La Brea candidates at the launch of National Gas Company I2A programme on Saturday. - Photo by Marvin Hamilton ONE hundred La Brea youths, between the ages of seven and 17, are set to participate in a programme that exposes them to

Brilliant Roberts sinks Calder Hall in Tobago Ascension

Sports Newsday Reporter Yesterday Stokely Vale FC - Lashawn Roberts bagged four goals in the second half on Sunday to lead Stokely Vale FC to a 5-3 comeback win against Calder Hall FC in the central conference of the Tobago Ascension Premier League. In a doubleheader at the Black Rock Recreation Field, Calder Hall had

South Oropouche boy held during J’Ouvert denied bail on gun, ammo charges

News Laurel V Williams Yesterday File photo - The 16-year-old boy held during J'Ouvert celebrations on Saturday in San Fernando has been denied bail and remanded into custody, charged with having a gun and ammunition. The accused, who cannot be named because he is a minor, appeared virtually before a master in the Children Court

Netherlands eke out 2-0 win over Senegal in FIFA World Cup Group A

Sports Jonathan Ramnanansingh Yesterday Senegal's Iliman Ndiaye, below, and Memphis Depay of the Netherlands battle for the ball during the World Cup, group A match at the Al Thumama Stadium in Doha, Qatar, on Monday. (AP PHOTO) - Netherlands left it late to eke out a 2-0 win in their FIFA World Cup opener against

Windfall tax: Plan could bring major boost to Exchequer

Cabinet is today expected to sign off on a windfall tax for electricity companies. The plan would see fossil fuel-producing energy companies paying a ‘solidarity contribution’ to the Exchequer. It will also put a cap on revenues generated by energy companies that do not use gas. The package is expected to raise anything between €400m

Ryan agrees to review planned road toll increases

The Transport Minister has agreed to review the planned increases in road tolls. Eamon Ryan met with the other coalition leaders last night and agreed to examine the hikes, which are due to coming into force on January 1st. It comes less than a day after he told Newstalk that reversing the hikes would be

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Severed head found near highway in Maloney

News Shane Superville 9 Hrs Ago File photo - Police from the Homicide Bureau of Investigations Region II are trying to identify a man whose severed head was found near the Churchill-Roosevelt Highway on Thursday morning. Police said Maloney police received a report of a man's head being found in a drain parallel to the

Holy Faith Sisters launch first book

Features Newsday Reporter 11 Hrs Ago Sisters of Holy Faith Convent in March 2022. Photo: Alison Punch - The Sisters of the Congregation of the Holy Faith (CHF) will launch their first book, Presence & Action, on November 26 at 11 am in Couva. This year the CHF Sisters will mark the 75th anniversary of

KC Confectionery, leading the way on SDGs

Business Ryan Hamilton-Davis 17 Hrs Ago An employee in PPE gear sorts candy at KC Confectionery's headquarters at Southern Main Road, Couva. - ANGELO MARCELLE In one way or another, the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were always topics of concern and consideration for many organisations. But it wasn't until September 2015 that these issues