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#John O'Connor

# john-oconnor - Monday 13 November, 2017

'You'd be going to matches and lads would be stopping him to talk': Growing up with a famous father
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'You'd be going to matches and lads would be stopping him to talk': Growing up with a famous father

Nov 13th 2017, 5:35 PM 15,109 Views 1 Comment

Young St Martin’s star Rory O’Connor has come a long way in the last 12 months.

# john-oconnor - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Girl's false imprisonment by teenage boys deemed too serious for children's court
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# Car Chase

Girl's false imprisonment by teenage boys deemed too serious for children's court

Dec 22nd 2016, 4:24 PM 29,127 Views 0 Comments

The schoolgirl was forced into a car and taken away, until gardaí intercepted the car on the M1 in Dublin.

# john-oconnor - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

'They were whipped into line': Committee backs appointment of Eirgrid chairman
# Eirgrid
# Eirgrid

'They were whipped into line': Committee backs appointment of Eirgrid chairman

Dec 11th 2013, 11:20 AM 5,951 Views 15 Comments

Despite raising concerns about the appointment of John O’Connor last week, government members of the Transport and Communications committee backed his appointment today.

# john-oconnor - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Committee will be asked to reject appointment of John O'Connor as Eirgrid chairman
# Eirgrid
# Eirgrid

Committee will be asked to reject appointment of John O'Connor as Eirgrid chairman

Dec 4th 2013, 12:03 PM 7,049 Views 22 Comments

After government TDs and Senators declined to support O’Connor yesterday they will now be asked to formally reject his appointment next week.

# john-oconnor - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

'I wouldn't like to live close to a pylon, but who would?' - Incoming Eirgrid chair
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# Pylons

'I wouldn't like to live close to a pylon, but who would?' - Incoming Eirgrid chair

Dec 3rd 2013, 12:45 PM 14,382 Views 86 Comments

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.

Incoming Eirgrid chairman faces TDs and Senators amid ongoing pylons controversy
# Eirgrid
# Eirgrid

Incoming Eirgrid chairman faces TDs and Senators amid ongoing pylons controversy

Dec 3rd 2013, 11:11 AM 5,998 Views 42 Comments

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.

# john-oconnor - Friday 15 November, 2013

'A gross error of judgement': Labour senator has "no confidence" in Rabbitte after Eirgrid appointment
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# Labour Pains

'A gross error of judgement': Labour senator has "no confidence" in Rabbitte after Eirgrid appointment

Nov 15th 2013, 6:15 AM 13,405 Views 41 Comments

John Whelan’s criticism of Pat Rabbitte follows the appointment of John O’Connor as chairman of Eirgrid.

# john-oconnor - Saturday 7 May, 2011

Poll: Is it time to stop treating property developers as 'social pariahs'?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is it time to stop treating property developers as 'social pariahs'?

May 7th 2011, 12:25 PM 3,601 Views 0 Comments

Today, we’re asking is it time to forgive the property developers and no longer consider them as “social pariahs”, as government minister Brian Hayes suggests?

Bord Pleanála chairman speaks of regrets over development and zoning
# Regrets
# Regrets

Bord Pleanála chairman speaks of regrets over development and zoning

May 7th 2011, 10:36 AM 1,001 Views 0 Comments

Board chairman says it should have taken a stronger position on residential developments involving bad zoning, remote locations and poor quality design.