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How to build a world-class hospital in just one year

How to build a world-class hospital in just one year

The National Children’s Hospital will open in 2023 at an enormous cost to the taxpayer. What happened was inevitable because of the way we work. Will the new maternity hospital be a money pit as well?

The European Parliament is the Seanad on steroids

The European Parliament is the Seanad on steroids

Neither Irish political parties nor Irish voters seem to care about this year’s European Parliament elections, despite what they mean for us

Off Message

Off Message

Marie Kondo wants us to change our lives, by becoming less messy - but does her new Netflix documentary unwittingly reveal that some things are better left just as they are?

Forget share prices, and let builders build

Forget share prices, and let builders build

Shares in house builders have taken a battering, but that might not be any harm in the medium term

US-style shutdown is just what Brexit needs

US-style shutdown is just what Brexit needs

The suspension of government services in the US has nothing to recommend it, except that it forces hard political decisions to be taken

Think like a winner

Think like a winner

If you take the time to investigate takeover targets, your rewards could be great

Be wary when you’re perusing the used car market

Be wary when you’re perusing the used car market

If you buy a car that has finance still outstanding, it could be taken off you

Connecting with the consumer

Connecting with the consumer

Traditional media are better for building a brand’s story and personality, says Glanbia veteran Colin Gordon

State’s homelessness failures are no free licence  for charities

State’s homelessness failures are no free licence for charities

As Conor Skehan suggests, our homeless charities need to be more efficient at what they do, because they’re wasting limited resources

Trump and Pelosi not ideal duo for negotiating

Trump and Pelosi not ideal duo for negotiating

With federal workers marching in the streets of Washington DC and Congressional Republicans becoming increasingly skittish, one way or another the government shutdown will end soon, certainly before Trump’s State of the Union address on January 29

The Abbey Theatre’s self-inflicted wounds

The Abbey Theatre’s self-inflicted wounds

The joint chief executives of the Abbey have improved the box office returns at the national theatre, but a little caution and humility might have helped

Sammy Wilson and the power of the poison pen

Sammy Wilson and the power of the poison pen

Both in print and in person, the DUP firebrand is spinning a Brexit narrative that is not just laughably inaccurate, but irresponsible and dangerous

SBP editorial: The hard lessons of Anglo, ten years on

SBP editorial: The hard lessons of Anglo, ten years on

SBP editorial: The Abbey needs an identity check

SBP editorial: The Abbey needs an identity check

Citizenship should be revoked when abused

Citizenship should be revoked when abused

The case of an Irish citizen alleged to have been an Islamic State fighter must not be ignored by the government