Friday 15 December 2017

Dell to announce 100 new jobs

DELL is to announce 100 new Irish jobs this morning. It is understood the jobs will be based in Limerick, where 1,900 Dell workers lost their jobs in December 2008.

The announcement will be made at Government Buildings by Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Jeff Clarke, Dell vice chairman of global operations.

Man rescued after falling from ship

A MAN was rescued from the water in Ringaskiddy harbour, Co Cork, yesterday evening after falling from a ship. The foreign crew member of the container ship was painting the vessel's exterior when he fell in to the water and was swept underneath a deep water jetty.

The man's colleagues alerted the emergency services and he was rescued by lifeboat a short time later. He was taken to Cork University Hospital where he was recovering from the ordeal last night.

Hospitals run €64m over budget

THE country's 30 major acute hospitals have overspent by €64.2m for the first three months of this year, according to the HSE's Healthstat evaluation system.

They are required to come in on budget and HSE managers will now have to apply cost containment measures at the hospitals for the remainder of the year.

Cameron to give Stormont address

BRITAIN'S Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to address the Northern Ireland Assembly on Thursday. He is also scheduled to meet First Minister Peter Robinson and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.

Public funding is expected to be high on the agenda following London's decision to cut the North's subvention by 6.9pc over four years.

Irish Independent

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