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# Jack O'Connor

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SIPTU boss says temporary tax hikes to high earners could avoid public cuts
Jack O’Connor says he is becoming optimistic that there could yet be progress on a replacement to the Croke Park 2 deal.
SIPTU president wants promissory note savings used to avoid public pay cuts
Jack O’Connor says using the €1 billion annual savings, and a higher tax rate on high earners, can avoid wide public strikes.
Ireland's largest union to decide on Croke Park II today
SIPTU is to vote on whether it will urge its members to accept or reject the latest Croke Park agreement.
Here is the week's news... skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: SIPTU president wins Oscar; hopes rise of a politicians’ strike; Pope quits over Croke Park II; Lift chaos leads to primary care centre.
Croke Park II: SIPTU national officers to take pay cuts
The cuts are in line with the Labour Relations Commission proposals that emerged from discussions on the Croke Park pay deal.
Jack O'Connor back in management
The former Kerry boss is set to be involved at club level for the 2013 season.
SIPTU: More than 'hot air and windy rhetoric' required for Croke Park agreement
In a strongly-worded statement, the trade union said that they were prepared to go to war with government.
SIPTU president urges Taoiseach to introduce pensions tax sooner
In a letter to Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Jack O’Connor says that introducing the 41 per cent rate on pensions over €60,000 sooner would obviate the need for certain cuts.
Families of Sackville Place bombings still seeking closure
The 40th anniversary of car bombings in Dublin which killed three busmen and injured 127 people hears how relatives of the dead still waiting for justice.
SIPTU president: Congress should not meet again with Troika
He will put a motion before the Executive Council of Congress today calling for an end to any further meetings with the Troika.
Eamonn Fitzmaurice ratified as new Kerry manager
It has been confirmed tonight that the former defender will take over as senior football boss in the Kingdom.
Kerry set to name Fitzmaurice as new boss - reports
Last year’s All-Ireland finalists are on the brink of confirming their new senior football manager.
Kingdom Search: Who'll take over from Jack as Kerry boss?
The search must now begin for the next Kerry senior manager but who will be in the frame to take the position?
Jack O'Connor: "It was a year that took its toll and that was definitely a factor in my decision."
The All-Ireland winning manager has explained the background behind his decision to depart from the helm of Kerry.
End of the line: Jack O’Connor resigns as Kerry boss
The Kingdom are on the hunt for a new manager after the 51-year-old decided to move on today.
The Morning Score: Wednesday
Here’s everything you need to know this morning – unless your name is Mavzuna Chorieva. You’re on your own today.
Wednesday Watch: The future for Kerry and the absence of Andy Moran
There is enough uncertainty at the moment over the future for the Kerry players and management to suggest anxious times lie ahead.
Speculation intensifies over O'Connor's future as Kerry boss
The intentions of the Kingdom manager for the 2013 season are unclear after last Sunday’s championship exit.
Kerry v Donegal, All-Ireland SFC quarter-final
The last of the places in this year’s All-Ireland senior football semi-finals was up for grabs in Croke Park today. Would it be Kerry or Donegal who triumphed and advanced?
Kerry v Donegal - All-Ireland SFC quarter-final match guide
They have never clashed in the All-Ireland senior championship before but the meeting of Kerry and Donegal is eagerly awaited.
Kerry side unchanged for Donegal quarter-final clash
Jack O’Connor has stuck with the same XV that beat Clare convincingly last week.
Kerry v Tyrone, All-Ireland SFC round three qualifier
They have won seven of the last nine All-Ireland senior football titles between them but for either Kerry or Tyrone, today would represent the end of the 2012 championship road. Here’s how it all unfolded.
Kerry v Tyrone - All-Ireland SFC qualifier round three match guide
Has there ever been a All-Ireland football round three qualifier clash to whet the appetite as much as the meeting of Kerry and Tyrone tomorrow? Here’s the lowdown on a fascinating clash.
Sheehan out, Donaghy in for Kingdom
Kieran Donaghy has been recalled to the Kerry starting XV for Sunday’s Munster SFC semi-final.
Opinion: what we now know after Kerry's stuttering start to the summer
There was plenty to glean from the Kingdom’s underwhelming six-point win over a well-organised Tipperary in Thurles.
Kerry bred to play attractive football - Cooper
Kerry open the defence of their Munster title against Tipperary on Sunday, but their star forward is taking nothing for granted.
Creedon picks Premier team to face Kerry
Borrisokane’s Philip Austin will captain Tipp in Sunday’s Munster SFC opener against Kerry.
O'Sullivan was 'the ultimate corner-back', says Murphy
Former Kerry keeper leads the praise after Tom O’Sullivan confirms his retirement from inter-county football.
No vote on treaty would drive foreign investors away, warns Committee chair
Dominic Hannigan, who chairs the committee scrutinising the Fiscal Compact, also said that Europe needed to move away from right-wing economics that have been the focus in recent years.
Siptu demands stimulus plan in exchange for Fiscal Treaty support
Tit for tat.
(Semi)-final Countdown: here are the Kerry and Mayo teams for Sunday's meeting
Kerry show seven changes, Mayo two from the sides which lined out out against each other in Tralee last weekend.
He's back: Cooper returns to lead Kingdom against Mayo
Talismanic Dr Crokes forward returns to the intercounty fray in Tralee on Sunday.
Kerry will be fired up for Mayo clash – Moynihan
Kerry may be guaranteed top spot in Division 1 but Mayo shouldn’t expect any favours this weekend, warns Seamus Moynihan.
Spoiled for choice: Cooper return highlights Kerry’s strength in depth
Jack O’Connor has blooded new attacking talent in the Gooch’s absence, but how will they all fit in now that he’s back?
Moynihan: Kerry need Ó Sé for the full 70 minutes, not 10 or 15
Tomás Ó Sé knows that he needs to cut out the silly red cards and get back to playing football, says his former inter-county skipper Seamus Moynihan.
National Football League Cork v Kerry
We went minute-by-minute as the Rebels played Jack O’Connor’s men.
SIPTU calls for suspension of 'unfair' household charge
The country’s largest trade union said that the €100 household charge penalises low and middle income families and called on the government to suspend it.
Munster men: O'Sullivan names his Interpro squad
Munster football manager Ger O’Sullivan has named a 24-man panel for Sunday’s Interprovincial semi-final against Leinster.
One more year: Tomás Ó Sé signs on for 2012
Veteran Kerry defender Tomás Ó Sé has committed to at least one more year in the green and gold.
SIPTU to escalate sit-in campaign at Vita Cortex plant
The trade union will today kick off a series of demonstrations, as the families of the 32 affected workers join their sit-in.