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Here's the new minister for drugs
The government has agreed the appointment of a minister to deal with the National Drugs Strategy.
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The man who helped dump Ireland out of the 94 World Cup set to manage Sunderland
The Dutchman has confirmed he will take charge of the club.
Doctors warn insurance companies off their turf
The Irish Medical Organisation has called on the government to call a halt to insurance companies introducing such services.
# Done Deal
Drogheda appoint Johnny McDonnell-Mark Kinsella management team
Roy Keane is not the only Ireland player-turned-assistant making the news today.
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Derval O'Rourke joins IRUPA as player development manager
The 33-year-old had been taking time out of sport since confirming her retirement from athletics last June.
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Neil Redfearn has become Leeds' fourth manager in five months
The former Palace midfielder described the move as a “massive honour”.
# Road Safety
Meet Gay Byrne's replacement as chair of the Road Safety Authority
The former deputy leader of the Progressive Democrats will hold the position for five years.
'Conflict of interest' in RTÉ board nomination of alcohol group boss
Fionnuala Sheehan is currently chair of MEAS, and has been nominated for a position.
# McNulty-gate
Minister claims "no connection" between McNulty board appointment and Seanad nomination
The opposition claim that the controversy is growing ‘shabbier by the day’.
# Secretary General
President Higgins has a new senior aide
The new Secretary General has been named as Art O’Leary.
# Appointment
Frances Fitzgerald is the new Justice Minister, Taoiseach takes over at Defence
Fine Gael party chairman Charlie Flanagan takes over as the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs.
# New minister
Fitzgerald: There's been a crisis of confidence about the gardaí, and that has to change
Frances Fitzgerald paid tribute to the garda whistleblowers at her first press conference today, saying: “We do have to listen to critics.”
# Background
New Children's Minister is 'eminently qualified' and 'vastly experienced' - but who is he?
He previously served as Fine Gael front bench spokesperson on Children and Justice.
# fully advertised
Limerick City of Culture gets new director
Mike Fitzpatrick currently holds the position as Interim Head.
# Appointment
Microsoft appoints Nadella as its new CEO
Nadella, who has been with Microsoft since 1992 and was executive vice president of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group, will take up the role with immediate effect.
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Alan Mathews named as Bray Wanderers manager
Meanwhile, ex-player Barry O’Connor has been confirmed as the club’s assistant coach.
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed as new Cardiff manager
The former Manchester United player has been heavily linked with the post of late.
# Appointment
Peter Canavan ratified as new manager of Cavan Gaels
The Tyrone icon is back in the game.
# Pylons
'I wouldn't like to live close to a pylon, but who would?' - Incoming Eirgrid chair
John O’Connor also “refuted emphatically” that he would have a conflict of interest in his new position having previously been the chairman of An Bord Pleanála.
# Eirgrid
Incoming Eirgrid chairman faces TDs and Senators amid ongoing pylons controversy
One senator has already said he will oppose the appointment of John O’Connor as the chairman of the the body responsible for the development and maintenance of the State’s electricity grid.
# Dáil
'An attempt to blacken my good name': Ceann Comhairle hits out at leaks
Seán Barrett has accused people of “leaking stuff” in an attempt to “blacken my good name” over the appointment of a new Dáil clerk.
# Church of Ireland
Meet the first woman to be appointed a Church of Ireland bishop
Rev Pat Storey will take over as Bishop of Meath and Kildare.
# Appointment
Fine Gael TD Tom Hayes is the new junior agriculture minister
Hayes succeeds Shane McEntee who died last December.
# Bishop
Pope appoints Father Raymond A Browne as Bishop of Kerry
Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Most Reverend William Murphy of Kerry and has appointed Bishop Browne to the role.
# Blood Tests
Updated: Tallaght Hospital patients told to call premium line for blood test appointments
In a note issued to GP-referred patients, the hospital said calls to the number will be charged at the premium rate of €2.03 per call.
New face on NAMA board
Oliver Ellingham was appointed to the board by the Minister for Finance this afternoon.
# Appointment
Paolo Di Canio named as new Sunderland manager
The 44-year-old Italian will take charge of the Black Cats from Monday.
# Food Safety
New chairman appointed to Food Safety Authority of Ireland
The new chairman has been named as Professor Michael Gibney of University College, Dublin.
# Examinership
Mandate seeks urgent meeting with B&Q management
Mandate said it was relieved to hear that the stores will continue trading.
Marty Morrissey appointed as RTÉ’s new Gaelic Games correspondent
Morrissey will also continue in his role as a GAA commentator for the station.
# Steward and Bailiff
Martin McGuinness appointed Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead
An ancient British law requires resigning MPs to apply for a paid office of the British Crown in order to officially resign as James Martin Pacelli McGuinness, to give him his full name, said he would be doing earlier this week.
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Pastures new: Seamus Plunkett ratified as Laois hurling manager
Meanwhile, it has also been confirmed that Paul Cuddy will come on board as a selector.
# Appointment
Smith confirmed as new coach of Women's Irish Hockey team
He previously served for six years as Assistant Coach of the New Zealand Men’s team.
# Deise
Niall Carew is the new Waterford football manager
The St. Kevin’s clubman will be ratified at a meeting of the Déise county board on Monday evening.
# TV3
TV3's Ben Frow to be new programmes director at Channel 5
The TV3 director of programming is moving back to the UK in the new year.
# Appointment
Confirmed: Jim McGuinness joins Celtic as performance consultant
The statement, however, did not clarify whether McGuinness would remain as Donegal boss.
HSE spends around €10,000 on appointment texts
Some hospitals use the texts in a bid to reduce non attendance at clinical appointments.
# Ciarán Lynch
New chairman of Finance Committee 'determined to get stuck in from day one'
The position had been held by Alex White TD, who has taken up the junior ministerial position vacated by Róisín Shortall.
# Irish revolution
Dunne and Kinsella to take charge at Colchester
The duo have been appointed as manager and assistant manager respectively at the club.
# Appointment
It's official: Eamon O'Shea ratified as new manager of Tipperary (updated)
The decision was confirmed after a Tipperary County Board meeting this evening.