State has ‘probably reached limit’ of hotels for Ukrainian refugees, O’Gorman says

The State’s system to house Ukrainian refugees is “under pressure”, with the Government having “probably reached the limit” of the amount of hotel and guesthouse accommodation it can provide, Minister for Children Roderic O’Gorman has said. As of this weekend, some 21,000 refugees had arrived into the country from Ukraine following the Russian invasion. Of … Read more

Christine Lampard admits she’s lucky to have her life with Frank Lampard

Christine Lampard says she’s lucky to have her life as she refuses to moan about her long distance relationship after Frank landed the job as Everton manager and she has stayed living in London with their young children I feel for anyone who works 12 hours and juggles childcare – I have it easy compared … Read more

Amber Heard speaks out ahead of $100 million defamation trial against ex-husband Johnny Depp

Aquaman star Amber Heard hit out at her ex as she addressed the $100,000 million defamation trial waged by former husband Johnny Depp, which kicks off next week in Virginia. In an Instagram post, she complained that she ‘continue[s] to pay [the] price… women pay for speaking out against men in power,’ after her Washington Post … Read more

Former Fine Gael junior health minister Jim Daly takes up top job in Private Hospitals Association

A former Fine Gael junior health minister has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of The Private Hospitals Association (PHA). im Daly will lead the PHA nationally and represent the interests of the sector with stakeholders including the Government, the HSE, regulators and health insurers. The junior minister for mental health retired from … Read more

Keith Hill obituary

My husband, Keith Hill, who has died aged 87, was an accomplished “outsider artist”, a self-taught sculptor in wood and stone whose work was shown in many galleries in the UK and abroad. He was also a community worker and local politician, an opera lover, a francophile and a flat-racing aficionado. Keith was a risk-taker. … Read more

Rishi orders hunt for ‘Red Throat’ leaker of wife’s non-dom tax status

Crisis-hit Rishi Sunak has ordered a hunt for the ‘Red Throat’ leaker of his wife’s tax status as he moved his family out of his grace and favour Downing Street residence. The Treasury is searching for the mole who revealed that billionaire heiress Akshata Murthy has non-dom status – meaning she could potentially have dodged millions of pounds … Read more