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# Appointments

This year
Rory Delap joins Robbie Keane's coaching staff at Maccabi Tel Aviv
Former Ireland fitness coach Andy Liddell has also joined.
Housing Minister appoints new Deputy Chair of An Bord Pleanála
Chris McGarry replaces Paul Hyde as the deputy chairperson.
All time
Laois greats part of Sheehan's football ticket as Cheddar shakes up hurling set-up
Brian ‘Beano’ McDonald and Chris Conway are on board as coaches with Billy Sheehan.
All-Ireland senior winner joins new Cork minor football management
Donncha O’Connor comes on board as selector, while appointments have also been announced for the Rebels’ minor hurling management team.
IRFU refs Brace and Murphy appointed to European semi-final clashes
Nigel Owens and Mike Adamson will be in charge of the other two fixtures.
Ex-Limerick boss added to Laois backroom team, while first London-born manager takes charge of Exiles
Michael Maher has been appointed as London boss.
IRFU's Brace named in 23-man match officials squad for World Cup
Nigel Owens and Wayne Barnes will referee at their fourth consecutive World Cups.
Have you been on a hospital waiting list for six months? Here are the government's latest plans
Minister for Health Simon Harris has published a new plan aimed at reducing waiting times for patients.
Jones follows Pivac from Scarlets to become Wales assistant coach
Jonathan Humphreys will also join the Wales management team.
More than 1,600 children and teens waiting over a year for psychology appointments
The HSE figures were released to Fianna Fáil’s mental health spokesperson James Browne.
Patients to be told how long they'll spend on a waiting list under new 'guarantee' scheme
The waiting list guarantee policy will kick in next year.
The government has no idea if people are serving on more state boards than they should be
The allocation of state board memberships has caused no end of controversy in Ireland in the past.
The Colts finally have a new head coach, and this one looks like he'll stick around
Indianapolis have appointed former Eagles’ offensive coordinator Frank Reich to their top job.
Westmeath appoint new manager as McStay ratified for two more years in Roscommon
There’s plenty of ratifying going on around the country tonight.
'Soon the appointment of judges will be removed from the political arena' - Ross
The Judicial Appointments Commission will have a majority of lay people.
Ex-Ireland captain Joy Neville to take charge of potential Women's Six Nations decider
Helen O’Reilly and Simon McDowell will also be on duty during the Championship in 2017.
Munster confirm signing of highly-rated Nienaber as Jones joins coaching staff
Director of rugby Rassie Erasmus’ coaching team for next season has been confirmed.
'Needles, doctors and hospitals have been a part of Colleen’s life for as long as she remembers'
Colleen’s mother commends the hospital staff for their work, but says her daughter has been left languishing on waiting lists for years.
'I have never made a personal attack on another politician, but I am furious'
Independent TD John Halligan was first up this evening in the debate on the Tánaiste’s no confidence motion.
21 months later: Jerome Garces will take charge of Saracens v Ulster
Nigel Owens will take charge of Munster’s postponed trip to Paris.
Leinster has longest GP waiting times for patients while Munster has shortest
The average waiting time for a GP has soared from just under 10 hours in 2010 to over 34 hours.
Laois and Roscommon confirm new senior football managers
Cheddar Plunkett will also remain in charge of the hurlers in the O’Moore county.
Two senior coaching appointments for Leinster but still no word on the top job
Familiar faces on the field for the Blues are now part of the coaching set-up.
Managers in the Ambulance Service say they lack the skills to do their work
HIQA has carried out a review of the National Ambulance Service.
Government: Fianna Fáil is wrong, new state board rules WILL apply to Irish Water
The Department of Public Expenditure denied there was a loophole in the new guidelines.
NCT about to expire? Urgent cases will get an appointment or get the test for free
The Road Safety Authority said there is no backlog and they are very prepared for the new rules.
The head of the new policing authority has been picked - but not everyone is happy
The Irish Council for Civil Liberties are unhappy about the process used.
Aengus Mac Grianna is a popular staffer - he's been voted on the board of RTÉ
Riverdance co-creator Moya Doherty has been picked as the new chair of the RTÉ Board
The High Court has two new judges, both women
Another male judge has been nominated for a vacancy that arises in the High Court later this year.
Gardaí say there have been no official Deputy Commissioner appointments
Sinn Féin’s Padraig Mac Lochlainn had called on the Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald to clarify if she had knowledge of the appointments.
Ryanair's No. 2 is stepping down, but they've got a replacement already lined up
Current finance director Neil Sorahan is taking over from Howard Millar.
Ross: 'Senior garda appointments should be a minister-free zone'
The Minister for Justice said reforms were already underway in relation to the establishment of an independent Garda Authority.
The charities regulator was meant to be set up by Easter...
Minister Shatter had a set a deadline of this weekend, but instead will look to appoint the board “in the near future”.
Top man, top player Cullen the perfect choice to sustain Leinster culture -- Easterby
The Leinster manager praised Leinster’s next forwards coach who ‘has been around in the bad times as well’.
Evening Herald editor Claire Grady to take top job at Irish Independent
Grady will be the first female editor at the Irish Independent with INM also announcing Ian Mallon as head of news.
The editor of the Irish Independent has been promoted - after nine months
Stephen Rae will be the Editor in Chief of the the Irish Independent, Sunday Independent and the Herald.
These are the 6 judges who'll be dealing with personal insolvency applications
The government has appointed six country registrars to the new positions in the Circuit Court.
Pope Francis quips: 'I didn't really want this job'
“Someone who wants to be pope does not really like themselves.”
Dubliner Samantha Power to become US's new UN ambassador in reshuffle
Pulitzer winner Samantha Power is taking over from Susan Rice, who is becoming Barack Obama’s National Security Advisor.
Dublin priest Brendan Leahy appointed as new Bishop of Limerick
Leahy succeeds Donal Murray, who resigned in 2009 after being criticised by the Murphy Report into clerical abuse.