Mr O’Brien

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Mr O Brien said : “as it stands, gardaí are relying on media reports. All our members know is that a passenger refusing to wear a facemask without good reason faces arrest and prosecution” External link

irishtimes Monday, July 13, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Nicolas Maduro ) : “Venezuela is a narco-state led by a corrupt, criminal, illegitimate regime, and the people of Venezuela are suffering because of Maduro,” External link

washtimes Friday, July 10, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “to determine the most appropriate borrowing amount for them” External link

irishtimes Thursday, July 9, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We are grateful to Jean Yves for stepping into the breach as CEO following the sad and untimely passing of our former CEO in January 2019,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, July 9, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We are progressing our long-held vision for Ringwood’s commercial and civic reinvigoration, which we have cultivated with local and state government partners over several years,” “We aim to raise the bar for considered workplace design while collaborating closely with our pre-committed tenants, and we look forward to delivering a future-ready facility in early 2022” External link

architectureanddesign Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “He would say that me being born saved his life because he would have been there,” External link

baltimoresun Thursday, July 9, 2020 12:39:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "If it is justified, I will bring a proposal to Government accordingly," "I will consider the economic situation as well and possible further measures that may be put in place should they be needed" External link

RTERadio Wednesday, July 8, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I work with a lot of international tourists, and a lot of them come to Australia for the native wildlife," External link

abc-au Monday, July 6, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "They probably take in a lot more. It used to be more just farmers but now it's more the regional community," "They can get themselves into hot water from time to time, but who can't" External link

bordermail Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:09:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We said we’d do that, but we are hoping in a week or two that this might change,” External link

afloat Sunday, July 5, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The president was not briefed, because at the time of these allegations, they were uncorroborated,” “And as a result, the president’s career C.I.A. briefer decided not to brief him” External link

nytimes Sunday, July 5, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "Victorians deserve answers. In fact, Victorians deserve an apology for what has gone wrong here. But the most important thing is for the government to be honest," External link

qt Saturday, July 4, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “This has been a complete and utter debacle,” “There has to be accountability for this, and this means the health minister has to go” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 3, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This has been a complete and utter debacle," External link

nzherald Friday, July 3, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Given the subject matter of these protests, the police should be encouraged to facilitate COVID safe public assemblies because this is not just a movement, it is in testament to Australia's long standing, abominable treatment of its First Nations people," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, July 2, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Currently in all private developments, 10% are social homes. I want that protected" "We’re going to discuss in government about potentially expanding that to another 10% for affordable first time buyers" External link

RTERadio Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "All those businesses are affected very badly by this as well," "This certainly doesn't relieve any of that pain but hopefully there is a window of opportunity that we can host a round later in the year" External link

abc-au Thursday, July 2, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The president was not briefed, because at the time of these allegations, they were uncorroborated,” “And as a result, the president’s career C.I.A. briefer decided not to brief him” External link

nytimes Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : “The intelligence community did not have a consensus and as a result the president’s career CIA briefer decided not to brief him because it was unverified evidence,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, July 1, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We had options ready to go,” “It may be impossible to get to the bottom of it” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, July 1, 2020 4:32:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We had options ready to go,” “It may be impossible to get to the bottom of it” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, July 1, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We had options ready to go,” “It may be impossible to get to the bottom of it” External link

worcesternews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We had options ready to go,” “It may be impossible to get to the bottom of it” External link

thecourier Wednesday, July 1, 2020 4:10:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Unpaid pandemic leave is the absolute bare minimum any business could be asked to contribute to the national effort of beating this virus," "Despite this, employer groups are arguing against providing unpaid time off so that working people can do the right thing for themselves, their communities and their colleagues" External link

smh Monday, June 29, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The construction sector has been one of the sectors that have been affected. I've been informed that it could be that the overall house completions figure for this year could be less than 14,000” External link

thesun Sunday, June 28, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien says : “The castle has to be open. It's the fulcrum of all Limerick tourism. It's a landmark, and has to be there when people come to Limerick. If we are opening up the city, it has to be there. Either Shannon Heritage opens it , or some other community groups in Limerick get together and open it. It has to be opened for the benefit of the community in Limerick” External link

limerickleader Friday, June 26, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "Daniel Andrews should be welcoming ADF help with open arms, not turning his back on it," External link

theage Thursday, June 25, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "Daniel Andrews has been very quick to blame Victorian families for the spread of the coronavirus," "I think his government needs to actually look in the mirror and look at the mistakes that they have made" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, June 25, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "Daniel Andrews has been very quick to blame Victorian families for the spread of the coronavirus," "I think his government needs to actually look in the mirror and look at the mistakes that they have made" External link

portstephensexaminer Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "Daniel Andrews has been very quick to blame Victorian families for the spread of the coronavirus," "I think his government needs to actually look in the mirror and look at the mistakes that they have made" External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “For decades, conventional wisdom in both U.S. political parties, the business community, academia, and media, held that it was only a matter of time before China would become more liberal, first economically and, then, politically,” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We turned a blind eye to China ’s widespread technology theft that eviscerated entire sectors of the American economy,” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “proclaim that all women and men deserve life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness,” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “is also examining the opaque accounting practices of Chinese companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges,” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “These steps are just the start as America corrects 40 years of a one-sided, unfair relationship with China that has severely affected our nation’s economic and, recently, political well-being. There is more to come soon,” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Instead of listening to what CCP leaders said and reading what they wrote in their key documents, we closed our ears and our eyes,” “We believed what we wanted to believe that the party members were communist in name only” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Joseph Stalin ) : “As interpreted and practiced by Lenin, Stalin, and Mao, communism is a totalitarian ideology,” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “the most costly failed political experiment in history,” “But in China , these ideas remain as fundamental to the Chinese Communist Party as the Constitution and the Bill of Rights are to Americans,” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “It means complete state control of all media,” “Outside sources of information are bannedfrom foreign newspapers to Twitter, Facebook, and WhatsApp” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “This process annihilates family, religion, culture, language, and heritage,” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien asked : “These are just the accounts Twitter caught. How many are still out there undetected?” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “How will the Chinese Communist Party use this data? In the same way it uses data within China ’s borders: to target, flatter, cajole, influence, coerce, and even blackmail individuals to say and do things that serve the party’s interests,” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We're not talking about loveable, lasagne-loving, lazy cats like Garfield, but rather predatory carnivores that hunt and kill endangered native animals," "We plan to assess their prevalence and impact, the effectiveness of current control measures and the interaction between domestic cat ownership and the feral cat problem" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, June 23, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien explained : “We have been receiving a number of enquiries from the general public into purchasing masks but Irema Ireland is not a retailer and is therefore unfortunately not in a position to provide masks to the general public,” External link

limerickleader Monday, June 22, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien told ( about Hong Kong has ) : “It looks like, with this national security law, they’re going to basically take over Hong Kong,” External link

samoaobserver Sunday, June 21, 2020 12:54:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "They say a fish rots from the head, well so does a government," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, June 19, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I've taken it up now as a personal issue," External link

abc-au Friday, June 19, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "What we really need to do, if we can get it back on track, is get people on it, experiencing it, and get the weight of numbers to support our case," "We need to give it the attention it deserves and maintain a piece of SA history that still brings tourism and jobs while keeping less cars on the highways" External link

abc-au Friday, June 19, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "When we do open, due to the nature of the financial crisis that we find ourselves in, we will be operating on a Wednesday to Sunday basis, making exceptions around bank holidays, and we plan to carry on with this five-day week operation throughout the rest of the summer" External link

bbc Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Why Meddick did not feel the need to disclose this to the chamber before he voted is beyond me. " External link

theage Thursday, June 18, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Why Meddick did not feel the need to disclose this to the chamber before he voted is beyond me. " External link

theage Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "some people have used racism to get into this house" External link

RTERadio Wednesday, June 17, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The Andrews Labor government uses taxpayers' money to target multicultural groups, the LGBTI community and others to carry out Labor's dirty work," "The only way to clean up political corruption in Victoria is to clean out the Andrews Labor government at the next election" External link

qt Wednesday, June 17, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "This is what you start to see when a government is on its way out," External link

smh Wednesday, June 17, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "He's set the standard. He's responsible for this corruption," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, June 16, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "The capability to work in smaller chunks sounds basic and simple but companies are not designed for this," External link

BangkokPost Monday, June 15, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Many are experiencing higher productivity during WFH (work from home) requirements," "What is actually occurring is people are working more effectively, focusing on the higher-value activity rather than the 'busy' business-as-usual type of work" External link

BangkokPost Monday, June 15, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Tonight's 60 Minutes The Age story shows the Andrews Labor government is corrupt to the core - working to keep themselves in power rather than working for Victorians," External link

smh Sunday, June 14, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We just need to overcome these environmental hurdles so we can ensure that going into the future the site is suitable for the people who are going to live there," "We will work with the applicant to have a mutually agreed and beneficial outcome" External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, June 12, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Council is obviously very supportive of development within the Wagga local government area, and we do everything we can to work with developers and applicants to make the development assessment process as smooth as we can possibly make it," "I would encourage applicants that feel they are having an issue with the timeliness of their assessment to contact council, contact myself directly so I can work with them and the assessment town planner to work out what issues there might be and what we can do to make what we do better" External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, June 12, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "In NIOA we have a secure, sovereign partner to offer our defence forces, a company that is 100 per cent Australian-owned and operated, with demonstrable expertise in weapons and munitions," "The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of national sovereignty in critical supply chains and you don't get more critical than our defence force personnel, their equipment and capability" External link

qt Friday, June 12, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "If this leads to a second wave of coronavirus, if this leads to a second wave of lockdowns and restrictions, it will be very much on Daniel Andrews' head as a result," External link

smh Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrew ) : "The fear was always it would be a public health risk, no matter how important the cause is, sadly that's borne true," "We now need to wait and see how many other people have been infected at the protest as a result of this, and if this leads to a second wave of coronavirus, a second wave of lockdowns and restrictions, it'll be very much on [Premier] Daniel Andrew's head" External link

abc-au Thursday, June 11, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien told : “The [intelligence community] first briefed the president on this on Jan. 23,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “There were, of course, concerns expressed over how the ban would affect the stock market and the world economy, but the president put the health of the American people first,” “Within two days of the president being told by the NSC that COVID-19 constituted a serious national security risk, on the 30th, he had made the decision to ban travel from China” External link

washtimes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The stories about the president not moving quickly are just not true,” “He moved very quickly. As soon as he was alerted by the NSC that this was a serious problem, he took decisive action” External link

washtimes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “This is not a criticism of the [intelligence community],” External link

washtimes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We are gathering a lot of information across a whole spectrum of agencies even now,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien says : “Get onto the SEAI website www.seai.ie/sec and click on Community Energy/Sustainable Energy Communities/Community Network and click Join Network,” “There is a very straightforward form with Contact Details, Community Structure and Aims & Targets” External link

irishexaminer Monday, June 8, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “They talk about themselves having the best justice system in the world. Yes, America has always had a justice system, but one that is racial,” External link

EastAfrican Sunday, June 7, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The Premier should've been very clear from day one that it's not safe to gather in large numbers," External link

abc-au Sunday, June 7, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien added : “It is our hope that, as well as the one-off tourist events and activations that already form part of the plan, the cultural and heritage organisations that exist throughout the city and county will receive supports to continue the work they do creating long lasting, sustainable and authentic activities engaging the citizen and visitor alike while providing a creative impact and a lasting legacy” External link

limerickleader Saturday, June 6, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The Premier should've been very clear from day one that it's not safe to gather in large numbers," External link

abc-au Saturday, June 6, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This decision will, in the opinion of lawyers, constitute a 'reasonable excuse' for the purposes of the public health directions issued by the Minister for Health which would otherwise prohibit gatherings in public places of more than 10 people," External link

theage Saturday, June 6, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Christopher Wray ) : “The president and the attorney general want to know from [ FBI ] Director [Christopher] Wray what the FBI has been doing to track and dismantle and surveil and prosecute Antifa ,” “And if that hasn’t been happening, we want to know what the plan is going forward” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 4, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Other states' exports to China are increasing more than Victoria, without being locked into the unfair Belt and Road deal," External link

theage Wednesday, June 3, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien wrote : “This centralisation of power has been expanded enormously with a 'new kitchen cabinet' of eight senior 'super portfolio’ ministers, including the Premier, together with the assistance of a small number of senior public servants, directly responsible for the government’s COVID-19 response,” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien wrote : “This centralisation of power has been expanded enormously with a 'new kitchen cabinet' of eight senior 'super portfolio’ ministers, including the Premier, together with the assistance of a small number of senior public servants, directly responsible for the government’s COVID-19 response,” External link

smh Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien wrote : “This centralisation of power has been expanded enormously with a 'new kitchen cabinet' of eight senior 'super portfolio’ ministers, including the Premier, together with the assistance of a small number of senior public servants, directly responsible for the government’s COVID-19 response,” External link

theage Tuesday, June 2, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien asked ( about Labor ) : “Given your federal Labor leader, your federal Labor deputy leader and a Victorian Labor senator have all called you out for signing up to Belt and Road, why won’t you listen to your own federal Labor colleagues and explain why you signed Victoria up to a dud deal for this state?” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, June 2, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “As an African American, for as long as I can remember I have known that my rights and my body were not fully mine . . . In a long, unbroken line of black men and women, George Floyd’s murder was a tragedy that has filled Americans with horror and anger,” External link

herald Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:58:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We have Labor governments in power for 17 of the last 21 years,” “The judiciary has been effectively picked by the Labor Party for 17 of the last 21 years and Victorians need to know that judicial appointments are made strictly on merit and not because of people’s political allegiances” External link

theage Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We want peaceful protesters who have real concerns about brutality and racism. They need to be able to go to the city hall. They need to be able to petition their government and let their voices be heard,” External link

nytimes Monday, June 1, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “This is not about bad apples,” External link

washtimes Monday, June 1, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "What is it going to take for Daniel Andrews to listen," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, June 1, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "What is it going to take for Daniel Andrews to listen," External link

smh Monday, June 1, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "It is possible that the app asks for your phone number if you’ve been in close contact with a positive case," "They need to be asking for that information only when they need it" External link

RTERadio Monday, June 1, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Candy Crush ) : "This confuses me because this is not an information society service," "This is not Candy Crush - this is a medical device and with these apps, the numbers game is very important" External link

RTERadio Monday, June 1, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We want peaceful protesters who have real concerns about brutality and racism. They need to be able to go to the city hall. They need to be able to petition their government and let their voices be heard,” External link

msn-uk Monday, June 1, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "He's the one whose career was sacrificed. It's a tragedy what happened to Graeme and others like BVC," "The church needs to treat whistleblowers with respect if they want this issue out in the open and not to stay in a dark corner" External link

smh Monday, June 1, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We want peaceful protesters who have real concerns about brutality and racism. They need to be able to go to the city hall. They need to be able to petition their government and let their voices be heard,” External link

nytimes Monday, June 1, 2020 2:50:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Right now, I think the president and the attorney general, Barr, want to know what the F.B.I.’s been doing to surveil, to disrupt, to take down antifa, to prosecute them,” External link

nytimes Sunday, May 31, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’re not doing it through the WHO,” “We’re doing it as the United States of America” External link

washtimes Sunday, May 31, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “They have bungled things going all the way back to AIDS/HIV in Africa,” “That’s why the United States has spent over the past 20 years $142 billion on public health, especially the PEPFAR program that’s literally saving the lives, with antiretroviral drugs, of millions of people in Africa” External link

washtimes Sunday, May 31, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : “I don’t want them confused with peaceful protesters who have every right to go out to the streets,” External link

washtimes Sunday, May 31, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Our hearts and prayers are going out to the Floyd family,” External link

washtimes Sunday, May 31, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : “Victoria’s interests must come first. A dud deal that compromises jobs, security and sovereignty is not a deal that I can support,” “We have assessed Daniel Andrews’ Belt and Road deal with China looking at sovereignty, security, the economy and jobs,” External link

theage Friday, May 29, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "He's the one whose career was sacrificed. It's a tragedy what happened to Graeme and others like BVC," "The church needs to treat whistleblowers with respect if they want this issue out in the open and not to stay in a dark corner" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 29, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "He's the one whose career was sacrificed. It's a tragedy what happened to Graeme and others like BVC," "The church needs to treat whistleblowers with respect if they want this issue out in the open and not to stay in a dark corner" External link

theage Friday, May 29, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I looked down and saw cop cars and a few ambos," "I honestly thought something happened at the school" External link

abc-au Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien added : “Waterford people have done a fantastic job to keep the number of Covid-19 cases so low and it puts Waterford in a very strong position to bounce back with increased levels of Irish visitors to Ireland’s oldest and safest city” External link

waterford-news Thursday, May 28, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The industry is being brought into disarray by these thugs. " External link

eecho Thursday, May 28, 2020 9:20:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "named and shamed, and sacked straight away" External link

eecho Thursday, May 28, 2020 9:20:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We hope that'll be temporary, but because of the situation in Brazil, we're going to take every step necessary to protect the American people," External link

bbc Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We were and remain Covid-19-free, but it’s a challenge every day,” “We upskilled our own nurses to allow us to swab [for Covid-19] straight away. I’m sure others have done so too” External link

eecho Wednesday, May 27, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Everyone is still completely aware of the threat [of Covid-19] and are making sure they remain vigilant,” “We need to discuss where the industry is going, and where it should be going” External link

eecho Wednesday, May 27, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “I expect that by the end of the summer we’re going to be at 105 policy professionals,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We believe we’ve really done a great job on streamlining, on running process, on being the honest broker, and on making sure the president’s decisions are implemented,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “People have accused Grenell of politicizing the place,” “I think it is just the opposite. He has depoliticized it. Ric just wants the facts and impartial analysis delivered to policymakers” External link

washtimes Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "These threats, particularly petulant threats, do nothing to help anyone," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This agreement has failed to project Victorian jobs - we know that Chinese government-owned companies are building the West Gate Tunnel, we know they're removing our level crossings, they're building the Metro Tunnel, we know they're making Victorian trains," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I looked down and saw cop cars and a few ambos," "I honestly thought something happened at the school," External link

abc-au Monday, May 25, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We hope that'll be temporary, but because of the situation in Brazil, we're going to take every step necessary to protect the American people," External link

news-yahoo Monday, May 25, 2020 11:21:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I looked down and saw cop cars and a few ambos," "I honestly thought something happened at the school," External link

abc-au Monday, May 25, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "They unleashed a virus on the world that's destroyed trillions of dollars in American economic wealth that we're having to spend to keep our economy alive, to keep Americans afloat during this virus," External link

abc-au Monday, May 25, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This is a real problem and it cost many, many thousands of lives in America and around the world because the real information was not allowed to get out," "It was a cover-up. And we'll get to the bottom of it eventually" External link

abc-au Monday, May 25, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Changing to one [metre] would be a game-changer for thousands of businesses who are planning to reopen. " External link

herald-ie Monday, May 25, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We hope that'll be temporary, but because of the situation in Brazil, we're going to take every step necessary to protect the American people,” External link

Hindu Monday, May 25, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We hope that'll be temporary, but because of the situation in Brazil, we're going to take every step necessary to protect the American people," External link

abc-au Monday, May 25, 2020 4:03:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We hope that'll be temporary, but because of the situation in Brazil, we're going to take every step necessary to protect the American people," External link

RTERadio Monday, May 25, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "It's hard to see how Hong Kong could remain the Asian financial centre that it [has] become if China takes over," External link

abc-au Monday, May 25, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We hope that'll be temporary, but because of the situation in Brazil, we're going to take every step necessary to protect the American people," External link

bbc Monday, May 25, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’d be looking at the end of June at this point” External link

worcesternews Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’re getting very close to the peak, if we’re not at the peak already in Washington” External link

worcesternews Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’d be looking at the end of June at this point” External link

standard Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’d be looking at the end of June at this point” External link

thecourier Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’re getting very close to the peak, if we’re not at the peak already in Washington” External link

thecourier Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’d be looking at the end of June at this point” External link

independent-ie Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’re getting very close to the peak, if we’re not at the peak already in Washington” External link

independent-ie Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "It shouldn't be the case that occupational therapists and allied health are seeing this as charity work," "That is a real indictment on the minister and the Government" External link

abc-au Saturday, May 23, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "It shouldn't be the case that occupational therapists and allied health are seeing this as charity work," "That is a real indictment on the minister and the Government" External link

abc-au Thursday, May 21, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "With the level of payments that are now being provided, we do have some challenges to make sure there is a proper incentive-to-work model and that our labour market is working well," "We need to make sure that people are being encouraged and that where people are getting job offers that they are taking them up" External link

irishexaminer Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “It will help the programme for government discussions in terms of devising a national recovery plan,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "He is very distraught over this and knows how serious this is," "He has a good working history … he was until recently self-employed finding DJs and bands for venues, but due to COVID-19, work came to a grinding halt" External link

qt Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:39:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The Queensland Government has demonstrated an inspiring vision for North and North West Queensland powered by a strategic transmission investment and the country’s best renewable energy zone, and today is a critical step forward in creating jobs and prosperity for our region and ensuring the world has a secure supply of clean minerals needed for the modern global economy” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I think the biggest worry right now is on bushmeat. As people and poverty increase people are going to take bushmeat as a protein. That has implications for lions because if giraffes are killed and that’s food for lions. It has a real connection," External link

RTERadio Saturday, May 16, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "There's nothing I can say," External link

theage Thursday, May 14, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "One thing the coronavirus has exposed is the weakness of Victoria's supply chains, we've been too dependent on importing so many goods we depend on from other countries," "This is a rare opportunity to bring manufacturing back, a big investment in innovation as well as research and development can really help to grow Victoria's economy and get people back into work" External link

abc-au Wednesday, May 13, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We didn't get enough coronavirus testing done early enough in Victoria because we were too dependent on overseas imports for personal protective equipment," External link

abc-au Wednesday, May 13, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "we have left the back and side door open to people from Northern Ireland and the UK, which is a very strange situation" External link

RTERadio Tuesday, May 12, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "For goodness sake, Raf, seriously mate, just move on," External link

smh Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:59:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "Sometimes politicians don't behave the way they should," External link

smh Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:59:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "For goodness sake, Raf, seriously mate, just move on," External link

theage Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "Sometimes politicians don't behave the way they should," External link

theage Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The State has become far too relient over the last three-four years in particular on HAP,” External link

westernpeople Tuesday, May 12, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien added : “He wishes to put this chapter behind him,” External link

stokesentinel Monday, May 11, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien explained : “I’ve played at thousands of funerals over the years, but over the past four weeks, in particular due to the restrictions around them, they are a lot different,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, May 11, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Labor ) : "I've been attacked by Labor MPs and Labor unions - that's part of the business we're in, frankly it's not part of the business I like, I'd rather focus on ideas," External link

smh Sunday, May 10, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "For goodness sake, people in the community are saying this sort of thing, so let's not pretend that we live in a little bubble and we're isolated from the rest of the community and what the community are saying," External link

smh Sunday, May 10, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "The Cedar Meats cluster has now reached 75 yet the Premier refuses to answer why the identity of the business was kept secret for so long," "If Parliament was sitting we could question the Premier on this outbreak, but Daniel Andrews has shut the Parliament down" External link

theage Saturday, May 9, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "The Cedar Meats cluster has now reached 75 yet the Premier refuses to answer why the identity of the business was kept secret for so long," "If Parliament was sitting we could question the Premier on this outbreak, but Daniel Andrews has shut the Parliament down" External link

smh Saturday, May 9, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "The Cedar Meats cluster has now reached 75 yet the Premier refuses to answer why the identity of the business was kept secret for so long," "If Parliament was sitting we could question the Premier on this outbreak, but Daniel Andrews has shut the Parliament down" External link

watoday Saturday, May 9, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien described : “confronting and harassing Asian and U.S. civilian and naval ships in the region,” External link

asiantribune Saturday, May 9, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I have downloaded the app and I hope you join with me too," External link

qt Saturday, May 9, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This is Daniel Andrews' own Ruby Princess," External link

theage Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "That series of events led to the defendant developing an unhealthy obsession and he began, with increasing regularity, to bombard her with texts and phone calls in rather sinister terms. " External link

chroniclelive Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "She looked out of the window and saw a silhouette of a man at the back of her yard" "She was scared by it and didn't know who it was. She turned the light on and saw the defendant" External link

chroniclelive Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "She says she looked out and saw the defendant. She had been in the kitchen 30 minutes and was not aware he was there. " External link

chroniclelive Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This is Daniel Andrews's own Ruby Princess," "We're seeing massive outbreaks of coronavirus. Our numbers are going up right around the state, and the Government needs to explain how they got this so wrong" External link

abc-au Wednesday, May 6, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This is Daniel Andrews's own Ruby Princess," "We're seeing massive outbreaks of coronavirus. Our numbers are going up right around the state, and the Government needs to explain how they got this so wrong" External link

abc-au Wednesday, May 6, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Queensland Investment ) : “Domain Central, Queensland’s largest bulky goods shopping centre, will be the first to benefit from Yurika’s holistic Smart Connected Solar program,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, May 6, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This is Daniel Andrews's own Ruby Princess," "We're seeing massive outbreaks of coronavirus. Our numbers are going up right around the state, and the Government needs to explain how they got this so wrong" External link

abc-au Wednesday, May 6, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien explained : “PPE is a challenge — when it boils down to it masks [supply] are an issue worldwide. There is a significant lack of supply,” External link

eecho Tuesday, May 5, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The support we have received has been amazing. It has been uplifting to see,” External link

eecho Tuesday, May 5, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We currently undertake temperature checks twice daily so it compliments what we are doing,” External link

eecho Tuesday, May 5, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "For some companies particularly that are going to be facing a much higher cost base and lower revenue as a result of social distancing measures, Government will probably need to support those companies in very significant ways, possibly through a wage subsidy-type model" External link

irishexaminer Sunday, May 3, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Daniel Andrews might try to make a virtue of having a very tough position when it comes to restrictions, and I don't know that he knows how to walk back from that even when the circumstances permit," "The national cabinet decision has been brought forward to Friday and Daniel Andrews is still saying, I don't care what's decided there, I'm not going to be making decisions until Monday. That's stubbornness, that's pigheadedness" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, May 3, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Daniel Andrews might try to make a virtue of having a very tough position when it comes to restrictions, and I don't know that he knows how to walk back from that even when the circumstances permit," "The national cabinet decision has been brought foward to Friday and Daniel Andrews is still saying, I don't care what's decided there, I'm not going to be making decisions until Monday. That's stubbornness, that's pigheadedness" External link

watoday Sunday, May 3, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "She's shown a lack of judgement which has impacted her ability to do the job," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, May 1, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "She's shown a lack of judgement which has impacted her ability to do the job," External link

bordermail Friday, May 1, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “He knew my case, he knew what worked for me and what didn’t,” “I was due to undergo a procedure in mid March but all procedures were cancelled. I can’t access my consultant” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I beat the bug. And that's what I wanted to do, I wanted to beat the bug and the whole family's in good nick," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This is the best hospital in the world, the best people in the world, the best medical staff in the world," "We've got it all and I'm the proof. I'm the miracle man, they made me the miracle man" External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I beat the bug. And that's what I wanted to do, I wanted to beat the bug and the whole family's in good nick," External link

bordermail Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This is the best hospital in the world, the best people in the world, the best medical staff in the world," "We've got it all and I'm the proof. I'm the miracle man, they made me the miracle man" External link

bordermail Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “As expected, IMCT’s visit to Bengal has served no purpose. Their real aim is to spread the political virus. They are doing it shamelessly, blatantly,” External link

thehindu Sunday, April 26, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “As expected, IMCT’s visit to Bengal has served no purpose. Their real aim is to spread the political virus. They are doing it shamelessly, blatantly,” External link

Hindu Sunday, April 26, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The Premier needs to understand the pressure that his restrictions are putting on families,” “Other states are moving to get kids back to school safely and Victoria must do the same” External link

theage Saturday, April 25, 2020 4:13:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Colm Delves ) : "Colm was a great man and a great leader - there is no doubt about this," External link

independent-ie Saturday, April 25, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Colm was a great man and a great leader – there is no doubt about this. But what defined Colm, and what we will miss most, was his kindness, compassion and humanity. This was the essence of Colm," "When Colm announced his desire to step down from his role as Group Chief Executive in 2017, I was so happy that he would finally be able to take more time for himself. That just a year later, he would fall ill is a very cruel twist of fate. The Digicel family has lost one of our most loved and respected friends and colleagues" External link

independent-ie Friday, April 24, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien added : “That humility, along with his kind, calm, low key demeanour - and not forgetting his wry sense of humour - made him beloved among our staff and indeed, anyone and everyone who had dealings with him,” External link

irishtimes Friday, April 24, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "You have always got the right to be tried by a jury of your peers, and in this bill we are moving to a situation where that may not be the case," "This is such a fundamental question that goes to the heart of the rights and liberties of any accused that it is not something that should be given up lightly and it is not something that should be done without great community consultation" External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "You have always got the right to be tried by a jury of your peers, and in this bill we are moving to a situation where that may not be the case," "This is such a fundamental question that goes to the heart of the rights and liberties of any accused that it is not something that should be given up lightly and it is not something that should be done without great community consultation" External link

bordermail Thursday, April 23, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien told : “The lack of real clarity from the political masters who put in place this legislation is leading to an arbitrary application in the streets. People are genuinely and sincerely not certain of what a reasonable excuse is,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "The lack of real clarity from the political masters who put in place this legislation is leading to an arbitrary application in the streets. People are genuinely and sincerely not certain of what a reasonable excuse is," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, April 22, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We're trying to do everything, the president's trying to do everything he can to put the health of the American people first during this crisis," External link

9news Wednesday, April 22, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We're trying to do everything, the president's trying to do everything he can to put the health of the American people first during this crisis," External link

9news Tuesday, April 21, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’re trying to do everything, the president’s trying to do everything he can to put the health of the American people first during this crisis,” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, April 21, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’re trying to do everything, the president’s trying to do everything he can to put the health of the American people first during this crisis,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, April 21, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’re trying to do everything, the president’s trying to do everything he can to put the health of the American people first during this crisis,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, April 21, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’re trying to do everything, the president’s trying to do everything he can to put the health of the American people first during this crisis,” External link

worcesternews Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "The lack of real clarity from the political masters who put in place this legislation is leading to an arbitrary application in the streets. People are genuinely and sincerely not certain of what a reasonable excuse is," External link

9news Tuesday, April 21, 2020 9:05:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The IMCT team is on an adventure tour. The CM was told about its visit three hours after it landed,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, April 21, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Mamata Banerjee is the elected Chief Minister of the State. She is not a Twitter happy Governor, a nominated proxy of the Centre. Every time you break the protocol, you are insulting the people of Bengal. What’s happening today is exact opposite of federalism,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, April 21, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We can’t be ambushed, we can’t be dropped these bills a day or two before parliament sits,” External link

aap-au Thursday, April 16, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We can't be ambushed, we can't be dropped these bills a day or two before parliament sits," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, April 15, 2020 10:40:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We can't be ambushed, we can't be dropped these bills a day or two before parliament sits," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, April 15, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We can't be ambushed, we can't be dropped these bills a day or two before parliament sits," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, April 15, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We can't be ambushed, we can't be dropped these bills a day or two before parliament sits," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, April 15, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We can't be ambushed, we can't be dropped these bills a day or two before parliament sits," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, April 15, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien added : “The regulars have spread the word and online it’s growing and growing,” External link

oxfordtimes Tuesday, April 14, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The Premier does need to be upfront with Victorians," "Just how bad is this going to get, how many people are likely to lose jobs, just how much is our economy going to go backwards? We need to have the truth so we can work out the best way to strengthen our economy, protect those jobs and get families and businesses on track" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, April 14, 2020 6:16:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The Premier does need to be upfront with Victorians," "Just how bad is this going to get, how many people are likely to lose jobs, just how much is our economy going to go backwards? We need to have the truth so we can work out the best way to strengthen our economy, protect those jobs and get families and businesses on track" External link

smh Tuesday, April 14, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The Premier does need to be upfront with Victorians," "Just how bad is this going to get, how many people are likely to lose jobs, just how much is our economy going to go backwards? We need to have the truth so we can work out the best way to strengthen our economy, protect those jobs and get families and businesses on track" External link

theage Monday, April 13, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “I don’t have very good dance skills so I sort of followed Ayden as much as I could,” “It’s funny because if you have a long driveway you can sort of get into the character and dance a little bit” External link

nytimes Sunday, April 12, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “make people laugh and lighten the mood,” “Ironically, I’m a relatively shy person so getting inside it is a task in itself, but then the realization that no one knows who you are is a little more comforting” External link

nytimes Sunday, April 12, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien added : “It’s tough times. We’re just trying to lighten the mood and be out there for people,” External link

nytimes Sunday, April 12, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien explained : “Since the outset of the Covid-19 pandemic, Irema Ireland has been working closely with the HSE to produce PPE respirator masks and face masks in our Facemate brand. Overall we are producing close to 2.6m masks a week with 250k being respirator masks which is a doubling of average production,” “We have transferred a second PPE respirator masks production line from our Thailand plant which came on stream last week and we have committed to further increasing our PPE respirator capacity with the addition of a third production line. All our PPE respirator mask production is going exclusively to the HSE to protect frontline healthcare staff. The third production line we are committing to will add another 125k respirator masks weekly” External link

limerickleader Sunday, April 12, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We are all very shocked and saddened by Raj's death," External link

leicestermercury Saturday, April 11, 2020 5:40:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The greatest problem the elderly have at the moment is loneliness and fear,” External link

eecho Saturday, April 11, 2020 1:07:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “This Easter bring a bit of happiness and sunshine to someone’s life by picking up the phone or knocking on a door,” “Some conversation and contact is very important” External link

eecho Saturday, April 11, 2020 1:07:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Companies that are still trading they really will need those supports for working capital which will be very significant. " External link

irishexaminer Thursday, April 9, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The High Court has stepped in to say Victoria's legal system's got a fundamental problem – they're getting it too wrong for too long, and the public has got to ask questions about how we can continue to have confidence in Victoria's legal system," "Instead the Police Minister and the Premier say 'nothing to see here'. They think it's OK to sweep all this under the carpet – well, justice is too important to be swept under the carpet in this state" External link

theage Thursday, April 9, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The police, prosecutors and judges all have questions to answer as a result of this," External link

theage Thursday, April 9, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Another doctor might have somebody who is cocooning and he may have come home from abroad and re-registered for his own reasons, so I don’t really think it matters if it’s a PR stunt or not,” External link

eecho Monday, April 6, 2020 7:44:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien added : “Everyone can do something, even if that is staying at home and following the guidelines, or if it’s answering phones, or delivering food parcels to people cocooning. Everyone can play some part,” “I think it’s more of a symbolic gesture than anything, but I wouldn’t go as far as to say it’s a PR stunt to be honest” External link

eecho Monday, April 6, 2020 7:44:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Victoria is now being run by a gang-of-eight,” External link

theage Monday, April 6, 2020 7:24:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “There’s no way to confirm any of those numbers,” “There’s lots of public reporting on whether the numbers are too low” External link

nytimes Monday, April 6, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “He is committed, he cares, he is very clear-thinking, not a person likely to panic. People like him who are public health doctors spend their whole lives planning for something like this,” External link

irishexaminer Sunday, April 5, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “He is as well prepared experientially, professionally, and temperamentally as anyone in this role could be,” External link

irishexaminer Sunday, April 5, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “He is committed, he cares, he is very clear-thinking, not a person likely to panic. People like him who are public health doctors spend their whole lives planning for something like this,” External link

irishexaminer Saturday, April 4, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “He is as well prepared experientially, professionally, and temperamentally as anyone in this role could be,” External link

irishexaminer Saturday, April 4, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Although these are significant sums, there are no cheap alternatives," External link

independent-ie Saturday, April 4, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Although these are significant sums, there are no cheap alternatives,” “Without the implementation of these measures the road to recovery from the crisis will be longer and more expensive” External link

irishtimes Friday, April 3, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The spending to date has been predominantly to households," External link

irishexaminer Friday, April 3, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “There’s lots of public reporting on whether the numbers are too low. You’ve got access to those reports that are coming out of the Chinese social media and some of the few reporters that are left in China. We just have no way to confirm any of those numbers,” External link

Hindu Friday, April 3, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “There’s no way to confirm any of those numbers,” “There’s lots of public reporting on whether the numbers are too low” External link

nytimes Friday, April 3, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Reduction in power costs will always be good,” External link

qt Thursday, April 2, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Since Tesco made the announcement we expect other retailers to follow suit,” “We would appreciate now that it is meat processors instill confidence in the supply chain,” External link

westernpeople Thursday, April 2, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “I’m not saying it’s the wrong decision, it may be the right decision but Victorians deserve to know the answer and we can’t continually have this governing by Twitter,” External link

theage Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “I’m not saying it’s the wrong decision, it may be the right decision but Victorians deserve to know the answer and we can’t continually have this governing by Twitter,” External link

theage Thursday, April 2, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “What can you credibly put into an SFS in this situation,” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, April 1, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We’re working through rectification plans and funding agreements with owners' corporations ahead of appointing builders to start works," "Every building is complex and the first buildings we fix will give us a broad set of outcomes we can apply across the whole program" External link

theage Wednesday, April 1, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “This is not the time for politics, this is the time for working together to keep people safe,” External link

aap-au Tuesday, March 31, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Sexed semen may actually worsen the situation in the longer run if it is seen as a green light to breed even more extreme Jersey-cross genetics into the dairy herd," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, March 31, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This is not the time for politics, this is the time for working together to keep people safe," External link

9news Monday, March 30, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This is not the time for politics, this is the time for working together to keep people safe," External link

yahoo-au Monday, March 30, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "That was the one thing they really looked forward to," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, March 30, 2020 11:06:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "That was the one thing they really looked forward to," External link

yahoo-au Monday, March 30, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "That was the one thing they really looked forward to," External link

bordermail Monday, March 30, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "That was the one thing they really looked forward to," External link

illawarramercury Monday, March 30, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Naturally it was upsetting news to hear, in light of the fact that it was such a light sentence to begin with,” External link

independent-ie Friday, March 27, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “If you are a Michelin-starred restaurant, you won’t be doing that,” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, March 24, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Industry will, by and large, be continuing, not just as a supply chain for the Irish, but feeding populations and providing med-tech and pharma around the world,” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, March 24, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Ireland is a rich country and we can afford to do this,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, March 23, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “This will not be pretty, but feel free to laugh at our attempt,” External link

nytimes Sunday, March 22, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “About 44% of MPs in Rajya Sabha and 22% in Lok Sabha are 65 years or above. The government preaches one thing and practices another,” External link

thehindu Friday, March 20, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “It’s a lot of money but you know what – we can afford it. We have come into this crisis in good shape,” “We are a high-income and wealthy country in a European context and we should be providing a best-in-class support here,” External link

irishtimes Friday, March 20, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “About 44% of MPs in Rajya Sabha and 22% in Lok Sabha are 65 years or above. The government preaches one thing and practices another,” External link

Hindu Friday, March 20, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “It’s a lot of money but you know what we can afford it. We have come into this crisis in good shape,” “We are a high income and wealthy country in a European context and we should be providing a best in class support here,” External link

irishtimes Friday, March 20, 2020 4:14:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Dushyant Singh ) : “This government is putting us all at risk. The PM says self isolate yourself but the Parliament is on. I was sitting next to Dushyant the other day for 2.5 hours. There are two more MPs who are in self isolation. The session should be deferred,” External link

Hindu Friday, March 20, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We need to have those basic necessities on supermarket shelves, not sitting in someone’s garage so they can rip off their neighbours online," External link

smh Friday, March 20, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We need to have those basic necessities on supermarket shelves, not sitting in someone’s garage so they can rip off their neighbours online," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 20, 2020 3:10:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We need to have those basic necessities on supermarket shelves, not sitting in someone’s garage so they can rip off their neighbours online," External link

theage Friday, March 20, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Parliament in session. Isn’t this ‘temple of democracy’ hallowed enough to address the nation from? Or a pre-recorded video message? CMs were watching on TV. Chronology? Announce today. Talk to CMs tomorrow. Cooperative federalism? High on gimmicks ? Low on solutions,” External link

thehindu Friday, March 20, 2020 12:58:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “This will not be pretty, but feel free to laugh at our attempt,” External link

nytimes Friday, March 20, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Parliament in session. Isn’t this ‘temple of democracy’ hallowed enough to address the nation from? Or a pre-recorded video message? CMs were watching on TV. Chronology? Announce today. Talk to CMs tomorrow. Cooperative federalism? High on gimmicks ? Low on solutions,” External link

Hindu Friday, March 20, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "It's just extraordinary that not only has the Labour government declared a state of emergency giving themselves enormous powers over the lives of Victorians, but they're also now shutting down the Parliament without a return date," "When government has got extraordinary power, it's really important that the government is held accountable, and that means we do need parliament to function" External link

theage Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “That is the scale of what is going to be required,” External link

carlow-nationalist Wednesday, March 18, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “That is the scale of what is going to be required,” External link

waterford-news Wednesday, March 18, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “That is the scale of what is going to be required,” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, March 18, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The directives by the IFAD that were reported frightened people. There are thousands of people who have saved for years for their funerals because they want a nice coffin and a nice burial. "This directive should never have been made public” External link

eecho Friday, March 13, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “This outbreak in Wuhan was covered up,” External link

washtimes Friday, March 13, 2020 6:25:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Unfortunately, rather than using best practices, this outbreak in Wuhan was covered up,” “It probably cost the world community two months to respond” External link

nytimes Thursday, March 12, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “I think we could have dramatically curtailed both what happened in China and what’s happening across the world,” “The way that this started out in China, the way it was handled from the outset, was not right, it should have been handled differently” External link

nytimes Thursday, March 12, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Genocide is a process. It doesn’t start with gas chambers, it started with inciting slogans,” External link

thehindu Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Unfortunately, rather than using best practices, this outbreak in Wuhan was covered up," "There's lots of open-source reporting from China, from Chinese nationals, that the doctors involved were either silenced or put in isolation or that sort of thing, so that the word of this virus could not get out" External link

independent-UK Wednesday, March 11, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien added : "I think we could have dramatically curtailed what happened, both in China and what's now happening across the world," External link

independent-UK Wednesday, March 11, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “I’m very honoured to receive this very prestigious award as it is a competition among the best photographers from Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, March 11, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien told : “We need to get out ahead of the imminent OECD tax changes and change our ways rapidly,” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The trial is important because the truth still matters," "You shouldn't be able to murder 298 people and for there to be no consequences, regardless of who you are" External link

independent-ie Tuesday, March 10, 2020 6:07:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Bob Levinson ) : “On the 13th anniversary of Bob Levinson’s capture, he and his family are in our thoughts and prayers,” External link

thenational Monday, March 9, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The trial is important because the truth still matters," External link

chroniclelive Monday, March 9, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The trial is important because the truth still matters,” External link

thecourier Monday, March 9, 2020 2:43:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The trial is important because the truth still matters,” External link

wandsworthguardian Monday, March 9, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The trial is important because the truth still matters,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, March 9, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The trial is important because the truth still matters,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, March 9, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The trial is important because the truth still matters,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, March 9, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Some of them are housebound and don't listen to radio or read newspapers and they are totally unaware. They are a vulnerable section of the community at the moment. " External link

irishexaminer Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : “Daniel Andrews has got a lot explaining to do,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 4, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Up to now we would manufacture about 1.3 million masks a week and with demand due to the coronavirus we will need to double output to 2.6 million masks a week. " External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Such has been the demand there (in China), we have been getting larger orders to add to the amount we ordinarily supply to the China market" External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "It’s our first test with voters so it’s very important to us," "But we’re also in this for the long haul. There’s still a lot of the country to be heard from and we’re in 45-plus states and territories, so we’re going to be fighting it through" External link

csmonitor Monday, March 2, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “After negotiations had broken down, Secretary Pompeo, Ambassador Khalilzad and I worked together to see if it was possible to get the negotiations back on track, to get the Taliban to show their good faith and wanting to return to the table,” “I think those efforts were successful, and ultimately we got a deal” External link

nytimes Monday, March 2, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We had a very good workshop on housing with the Green Party that lasted for between three and a half to four hours,” External link

thetimes Friday, February 28, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This new data shows just how serious the impact of occupational violence, bullying and harassment and workload are on the mental health of working people and especially women," "We need new regulations to reduce the levels of psychosocial hazards in the workplace. We cannot simply continue to see more and more working people suffering mental and physical injuries every year" External link

theage Thursday, February 27, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This new data shows just how serious the impact of occupational violence, bullying and harassment and workload are on the mental health of working people and especially women," "We need new regulations to reduce the levels of psychosocial hazards in the workplace. We cannot simply continue to see more and more working people suffering mental and physical injuries every year" External link

watoday Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “And we are willing to look at all options with other parties, to help those who are stuck with rents,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, February 27, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Even for the hard-working farming community in west Clare, the presence of a Massey Ferguson tractor at 5am in the morning on the roads would be unusual," External link

independent-ie Thursday, February 27, 2020 1:44:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Thanks to all the people of India that came out to support President Trump and the First Lady, Melania Trump, and the US delegation, affirming their friendship and partnership far into the future,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, February 26, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “There’s no briefing that I’ve received, that the president has received, that says that President Putin is doing anything to try and influence the election in favor of President Trump,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:07:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “What are we supposed to do to stop that? We're supposed to parachute in as a global policeman and hold up a stop sign and say, stop this Turkey! Stop this, Russia! Stop this, Iran,” External link

thenational Monday, February 24, 2020 9:49:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The president made it very clear the last time we were close to signing a deal with the Taliban and they engaged in some malign activity. They had a vehicle-borne [improvised explosive device] that killed a number of people, including one American, and the president pulled back from signing the deal,” External link

washtimes Monday, February 24, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “There’s no briefing that I’ve received, that the president has received, that says that President Putin is doing anything to try and influence the election in favor of President Trump,” External link

nytimes Monday, February 24, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I just said 'on the the Gold Coast,' and she came to me with her story of where she lost it, and 'I was like yep, it was 100 per cent yours.'" External link

abc-au Sunday, February 23, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Improvised Explosive Device ) : “The president made it very clear the last time we were close to signing a deal with the Taliban and they engaged in some malign activity they had a vehicle-borne IED [Improvised Explosive Device] that killed a number of people, including one American, and the president pulled back from signing the deal,” External link

washtimes Sunday, February 23, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Bernie Sanders ) : “Well, there are these reports that they want Bernie Sanders to get elected president. That’s no surprise. He honeymooned in Moscow,” External link

washtimes Sunday, February 23, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “What I will tell you is that I do think the Russians and the Chinese and others like to sow disruption in the American electorate,” “And that doesn’t mean because they prefer a particular candidate. It’s because these are autocratic regimes that don’t believe in democracy and they’d like to see Americans at each other’s throat” External link

washtimes Sunday, February 23, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “While I’m sad to lose an important member of our team,” External link

nytimes Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Dan Brouillette ) : “While I’m sad to lose an important member of our team, Victoria will be a big asset to Secretary Brouillette as he executes the president’s energy security policy priorities,” External link

washtimes Thursday, February 20, 2020 7:38:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told ( about Donald Trump ) : “We want to be 180 degrees apart from Donald Trump around financial conflicts of interest,” External link

worcesternews Wednesday, February 19, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien told ( about Donald Trump ) : “We want to be 180 degrees apart from Donald Trump around financial conflicts of interest,” External link

wandsworthguardian Wednesday, February 19, 2020 9:41:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien told ( about Donald Trump ) : “We want to be 180 degrees apart from Donald Trump around financial conflicts of interest,” External link

itv Wednesday, February 19, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "For somebody whose first car was a VH Commodore, I'm gutted to see Holden close," External link

9news Monday, February 17, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We had no green before and now we don't need to feed our cattle anymore," External link

abc-au Monday, February 17, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “When he flashed his heartwarming smile at me,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 15, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “It’s very frustrating. I have so much inside, my love for him and his family,” External link

thecourier Friday, February 14, 2020 9:12:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “It’s very frustrating. I have so much inside, my love for him and his family,” External link

pressandjournal Friday, February 14, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “It’s very frustrating. I have so much inside, my love for him and his family,” External link

wandsworthguardian Friday, February 14, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “It’s very frustrating. I have so much inside, my love for him and his family,” External link

irishexaminer Friday, February 14, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Michael McCormack ) : "There was never a falling out," "I am a proud member of a Coalition Government and I support Michael McCormack as my Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Regional Development" External link

qt Friday, February 14, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “This is the first anyone in Ireland has heard of this method of testing using micrograms over milligrams,” “There is a clear disconnect between what the FSAI says is standard and what others are practising” External link

irishtimes Thursday, February 13, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I had a very strong family around me, but there were things they couldn't help me with," External link

9news Thursday, February 13, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "It's appalling, it's sickening, they've shown no empathy whatsoever to victims, and to downplay the role just shouts in the face of science," External link

abc-au Thursday, February 13, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien told : “We’ll have to see as to whether another summit between the leaders is appropriate,” External link

washtimes Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’d like to see negotiations continue if they are negotiations that lead to North Korea honoring the commitment that Chairman Kim made in Singapore,” External link

washtimes Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The president has to have confidence in the folks on his National Security Council staff to ensure that they are committed to executing the agenda that he was elected by the American people to deliver,” External link

washtimes Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The president had made it very clear that there will have to be a reduction in violence and there will have to be meaningful intra-Afghan talks for things to move forward,” External link

thenational Wednesday, February 12, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We have contributed a tremendous amount of blood and treasure to Afghanistan, but it’s time for America to come home,” “We want to make sure that Afghanistan doesn’t become a safe haven for terrorism again” External link

thenational Wednesday, February 12, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “This is alarming because Chinese companies, by law, must comply with directives of the Chinese Communist Party,” “Strategically, we see a company that can use its position in the market to advance the aims of the Chinese Communist Party” External link

nytimes Wednesday, February 12, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The heartbreak is still impossible to bear. The death of Kenneth was made all the more traumatic due to the circumstances of his body’s treatment and recovery. To be told that our beloved Ken was dismembered and dumped into the canal like unwanted items or rubbish was so horrific, it is hard to articulate and put into words,” External link

leinsterleader Tuesday, February 11, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “this discussion led to a family decision of not coming forward which in turn led to Ken’s murderer being at large weeks after committing the crime” External link

leinsterleader Tuesday, February 11, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien says : “People’s eating habits have changed, and we had to become more relevant,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, February 11, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien says : “We had about 40 per cent of Canadian households in our database, but we weren’t using this information,” “This is information that could build value for the customers and also build value for us” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, February 11, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien says : “The average commuting time [in Canada] has doubled since the 1980s, so they’re getting home later,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, February 11, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien says : “We were careful to shield people’s identities, while we downloaded to them something like 25 million transactions,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, February 11, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien says : “For example, we know that people in certain areas buy our chicken more often than in other areas – we can let them know when new chicken products are available or when there are sales,” “Other people might buy our pot roasts and then not buy them again for a while. Yet they tell us they like it, so we can remind them. It works” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, February 11, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien says : “We’re opening new stores, but we also see areas that are too small to support a store, but where we notice customers who would like to buy our products. In those areas, we partner with local merchants and install branded shelf space in their stores,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, February 11, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The heartbreak is still impossible to bear. The death of Kenneth was made all the more traumatic due to the circumstances of his body’s treatment and recovery. To be told that our beloved Ken was dismembered and dumped into the canal like unwanted items or rubbish was so horrific, it is hard to articulate and put into words,” External link

independent-ie Monday, February 10, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “this discussion led to a family decision of not coming forward which in turn led to Ken’s murderer being at large weeks after committing the crime” External link

independent-ie Monday, February 10, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “No, my decision was made last September and nobody could have predicted this. I’ve 20 years of it (politics) I’m happy to handout over to Tommy and wish him all the best. He’s going to make a fantastic TD” External link

eecho Monday, February 10, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Liberal Parti ) : "When Queensland LNP members come to Canberra they sit in either the Nationals party room or the Liberal party room. However, my decision today means that I am seeking to not sit in either party rooms," External link

abc-au Monday, February 10, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "My call to Daniel Andrews and the Prime Minister is don’t do a half-baked airport rail link and don’t sell Victoria out," External link

theage Monday, February 10, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “No, my decision was made last September and nobody could have predicted this. I’ve 20 years of it (politics) I’m happy to handout over to Tommy and wish him all the best. He’s going to make a fantastic TD” External link

eecho Monday, February 10, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "My call to Daniel Andrews and the Prime Minister is; don’t do a half-baked airport rail link and don’t sell Victoria out," External link

theage Monday, February 10, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "between a rock and hard place" External link

smh Monday, February 10, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "My call to Daniel Andrews and the Prime Minister is; don’t do a half-baked airport rail link and don’t sell Victoria out," External link

smh Monday, February 10, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “No, my decision was made last September and nobody could have predicted this. I’ve 20 years of it (politics) I’m happy to handout over to Tommy and wish him all the best. He’s going to make a fantastic TD” External link

eecho Monday, February 10, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “No, my decision was made last September and nobody could have predicted this. I’ve 20 years of it (politics) I’m happy to handout over to Tommy and wish him all the best. He’s going to make a fantastic TD” External link

eecho Sunday, February 9, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “No, my decision was made last September and nobody could have predicted this. I’ve 20 years of it (politics) I’m happy to handout over to Tommy and wish him all the best. He’s going to make a fantastic TD” External link

eecho Sunday, February 9, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “No, my decision was made last September and nobody could have predicted this. I’ve 20 years of it (politics) I’m happy to handout over to Tommy and wish him all the best. He’s going to make a fantastic TD” External link

eecho Sunday, February 9, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “No, my decision was made last September and nobody could have predicted this. I’ve 20 years of it (politics) I’m happy to handout over to Tommy and wish him all the best. He’s going to make a fantastic TD” External link

eecho Sunday, February 9, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien remarked : “If you throw chewing gum onto the ground, you’re not someone who is going to look at signs … that’s just my opinion” External link

carlow-nationalist Saturday, February 8, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "You can't take my vote for granted ... I'll be looking at everything," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, February 6, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : “We call on the Chinese, the Russians and the Cubans to knock it off and to get out of Venezuela and let the Venezuelans control their own destiny,” External link

washtimes Thursday, February 6, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “This could be the last opportunity for a two-state solution,” “The Israeli birth rate is strong and is growing because sadly anti-Semitism in Europe and other places around the world is encouraging more Jews to return to Israel. The settlements are going to continue to expand. If this freeze on settlements doesn’t hold. If this peace process doesn’t work, it may be physically impossible to have a two-state solution” External link

independent-UK Thursday, February 6, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien told : “We call on the Chinese, the Russians and the Cubans to knock it off and to get out of Venezuela and let the Venezuelans control their own destiny,” External link

washtimes Thursday, February 6, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I called the police, went to work - I work in insurance so I made the claim, I was getting on with my day - then I got a call from my mate James," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, February 5, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I called the police, went to work - I work in insurance so I made the claim, I was getting on with my day - then I got a call from my mate James," External link

bordermail Wednesday, February 5, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "So far, the Chinese have been more transparent certainly than in past crises and we appreciate that," External link

straitstimesSG Tuesday, February 4, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Anything further is a matter for the party room," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, February 3, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Anything further is a matter for the party room," External link

illawarramercury Monday, February 3, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Wilbur Ross ) : “I think what Commerce Secretary Ross is saying is there’s a danger, there’s a risk factor in doing that, and wouldn’t it be better if we had supply chains and factories here in the U.S.?” External link

nytimes Monday, February 3, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Wilbur Ross ) : “I think what Commerce Secretary Ross is saying is there’s a danger, there’s a risk factor in doing that, and wouldn’t it be better if we had supply chains and factories here in the U.S.?” External link

nytimes Monday, February 3, 2020 5:46:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “While I might want to take part in a sports group, I might not want all members of the club to know my mobile, which can then be copied, saved and used for other purposes,” “Administrators and organisations need to recognise that non-compliance carries significant risk to the organisation and therefore the convenience of consumer based tools needs to be balanced against appropriate controls to protect the privacy and safety of members” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, January 29, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We shifted our conference because we thought it was really important to send a message to Victoria and to the country that the North East is open for business," "We wanted a chance to meet people who have been affected by the bushfires up here, listen to them and understand how we can help them to bounce back" External link

bordermail Wednesday, January 29, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Getting feed urgently to those farmers is important, but the other thing is fencing," External link

bordermail Wednesday, January 29, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien told ( about Rabindranath Tagore ) : “What else can one expect from this Mo-Sh (Modi-Shah) government, who know nothing about Bengal. Remember, the Home Minister once said Rabindranath Tagore was born in Shantiniketan and the BJP State president thought Vidyasagar wrote Sahaj Path,” External link

thehindu Sunday, January 26, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "He cannot take back what he has done but he does apologise for it. " External link

chroniclelive Thursday, January 23, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "In an ideal world, you'd have a consistent national policy that everyone was happy to sign up to, but we don't live in an ideal world," External link

theage Wednesday, January 22, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We really need to focus on practical measures that are designed to help tackle climate change, to help communities adapt to the fact climate change is happening," External link

theage Wednesday, January 22, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We have some really lousy days in this job when it doesn’t go our way so thanks to these guys for coming in – I’m chuffed to bits, I really am” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, January 22, 2020 1:44:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “we have a Sinn Féin party running approximately 40 candidates - if all of them were elected they still wouldn’t be in Government” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “What people want is action on housing,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “we have a Sinn Féin party running approximately 40 candidates - if all of them were elected they wouldn’t be in Government” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, January 21, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “What people want is action on housing,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, January 21, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Because of damage to the historic structure we will start with an Enabling Works contract with additional investigations and clearing away and making the site safe,” “It is about a two year build, subject to funding. I’d like to think if all goes well that in three years time it will be nearly finished,” External link

leinsterexpress Tuesday, January 21, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "He cannot take back what he has done but he does apologise for it. " External link

chroniclelive Tuesday, January 21, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We are calling for education not legislation. It is the government’s job to educate its people not the chef’s job. Chefs are culinary artists and cooking is an art, not an exact science. Chefs use fresh ingredients – we cook with the senses of smell and taste, adding a little extra when needed. Dishes are not and should not be uniform. Every fish fillet or rack of lamb isn’t precisely the same size and doesn’t have exactly the same fat content,” External link

westernpeople Monday, January 20, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "We are well behind the European average for home ownership because Fine Gael are pushing people into a rip-off rental market that's there," External link

independent-ie Sunday, January 19, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "If we're elected, we will bring that in straight away and that means schemes up to €6m or 50 homes would be built by local authorities without going through endless red tape and I want to expand that to €10m over time," External link

independent-ie Sunday, January 19, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Bringing parliament to East Gippsland and northeast Victoria will give these communities the chance to tell MPs face to face what they need to help them recover," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, January 19, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien explained : “Irish food has grown in quality and reputation by leaps and bounds over the last 15 years; implementing this legislation will set it right back. So, I urge all catering staff to tell politicians to keep our jobs safe and secure. Let’s prevent this mandatory calorie count on menus of any restaurant or cafe that is not a chain with more than five outlets. The restaurant business is highly labour intensive and a great financial contributor to local economies” External link

con-telegraph Friday, January 17, 2020 2:43:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Look, it’s always difficult, even with the exquisite intelligence that we have, to know exactly what the targets are,” “We knew there were threats to American facilities, now whether they were bases, embassies — you know it’s always hard until the attack happens” External link

nytimes Monday, January 13, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Look, it’s always difficult, even with the exquisite intelligence that we have, to know exactly what the targets are,” “We knew there were threats to American facilities, now whether they were bases, embassies — you know it’s always hard until the attack happens” External link

nytimes Sunday, January 12, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Look, it’s always difficult, even with the exquisite intelligence that we have, to know exactly what the targets are,” “We knew there were threats to American facilities, now whether they were bases, embassies — you know it’s always hard until the attack happens” External link

nytimes Sunday, January 12, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "the Australian people should be at the centre of any approval process" "If we're serious about reducing greenhouse gas emissions, we can't simply ignore this zero-emissions baseload technology," External link

bordermail Sunday, January 12, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The proposed one-off payment for firefighters will not provide the financial security that households and communities need given the size and scale of this bushfire crisis," External link

smh Saturday, January 11, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The proposed one-off payment for firefighters will not provide the financial security that households and communities need given the size and scale of this bushfire crisis," External link

watoday Saturday, January 11, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "It's so, so important for young kids in the community to know how to dial triple-0 and to recite their address," "Zoe did such a fantastic job" External link

qt Thursday, January 9, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We need to show the people of the North East that while a lot of the media focus in Melbourne has been on Gippsland fires we know the North East has been badly affected," "We want to let people here know we know that they're going through a bloody tough time and we want them to know we will be there for them and we will be fighting for them to get through this and bounce back and recover" External link

bordermail Wednesday, January 8, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Mike Pompeo ) : “I don’t think Secretary Pompeo thought that this was the right time for Mr. Zarif to come to the United States, and whenever he comes to New York, he spreads propaganda,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, January 8, 2020 3:57:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Mike Pompeo ) : “I don’t think Secretary Pompeo thought that this was the right time for Mr. Zarif to come to the United States, and whenever he comes to New York, he spreads propaganda,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, January 8, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “I don’t think Secretary Pompeo thought that this was the right time for Mr. Zarif to come to the United States, and whenever he comes to New York, he spreads propaganda,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, January 8, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The sector is coming together – providers and workers – because of the crisis in funding and low pay. It is undermining the quality and sustainability of services and people are struggling to make ends meet,” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, January 7, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Mike Pompeo ) : “I don’t think Secretary Pompeo thought that this was the right time for Mr. Zarif to come to the United States, and whenever he comes to New York, he spreads propaganda,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, January 7, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “It was a double hit for some,” External link

westernpeople Tuesday, January 7, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “It was so hot and dry in Stanthorpe. The fields were like dust,” External link

westernpeople Tuesday, January 7, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Mike Pompeo ) : “I don’t think Secretary Pompeo thought that this was the right time for Mr. Zarif to come to the United States, and whenever he comes to New York, he spreads propaganda,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, January 7, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “When an experience has many layers of information to unveil, it’s probably a good bet to repeat it,” “The rub is that it’s hard to tell which experiences will be like this, and our studies show that people are too quick to assume that they’ve ‘seen all the layers’ even in those cases where they haven’t” External link

nytimes Monday, January 6, 2020 10:12:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “When an experience has many layers of information to unveil, it’s probably a good bet to repeat it,” “The rub is that it’s hard to tell which experiences will be like this, and our studies show that people are too quick to assume that they’ve ‘seen all the layers’ even in those cases where they haven’t” External link

nytimes Monday, January 6, 2020 6:56:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I am announcing today that I will not be contesting the next general election. This has been a difficult decision for me to make and it is one that I have made after several months of consideration. " External link

RTERadio Monday, January 6, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Make the monthly payments high enough that it hurts,” External link

nytimes Monday, January 6, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I am announcing today that I will not be contesting the next General Election.This has been a difficult decision for me to make and it is one that I have made after several months of consideration" "I have had the great privilege and honour to serve the people of Cork for twenty years as a Sinn Féin elected representative, first as a member of Cork City Council for 11 years and the last 9 years as a TD," External link

irishexaminer Monday, January 6, 2020 1:20:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “When an experience has many layers of information to unveil, it’s probably a good bet to repeat it,” “The rub is that it’s hard to tell which experiences will be like this, and our studies show that people are too quick to assume that they’ve ‘seen all the layers’ even in those cases where they haven’t” External link

nytimes Saturday, January 4, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We had the right to self-defense,” External link

nytimes Saturday, January 4, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "It's so extensive. It's predominantly a bush area so it's not surprising we have fires but the scale of these fires is really unprecedented," External link

smh Friday, January 3, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The NSC staff became bloated during the prior administration,” “The NSC is a coordinating body. I am trying to get us back to a lean and efficient staff that can get the job done, can coordinate with our interagency partners, and make sure the president receives the best advice he needs to make the decisions necessary to keep the American people safe” External link

washtimes Wednesday, January 1, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “I just don’t think that we need the numbers of people that it expanded to under the last administration to do this job right,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, January 1, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We have time carved out of the calendar every week for principal committee meetings … so that we can really make policy across the interagency and ensure that the president is getting the best advice possible,” “We want to coordinate that policy, and so far I think we have had a lot of success” External link

washtimes Wednesday, January 1, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “So we’re putting together a very professional, solid management/leadership team. So far, it is going very well. Morale is high at NSC,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, January 1, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “When an experience has many layers of information to unveil, it’s probably a good bet to repeat it,” “The rub is that it’s hard to tell which experiences will be like this, and our studies show that people are too quick to assume that they’ve ‘seen all the layers’ even in those cases where they haven’t” External link

ghanaweb Monday, December 30, 2019 8:49:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “If Kim Jong Un takes that approach, we’ll be extraordinarily disappointed, and we’ll demonstrate that disappointment,” External link

msn-uk Monday, December 30, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “When an experience has many layers of information to unveil, it’s probably a good bet to repeat it,” “The rub is that it’s hard to tell which experiences will be like this, and our studies show that people are too quick to assume that they’ve ‘seen all the layers’ even in those cases where they haven’t” External link

nytimes Friday, December 27, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT



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Mr O Brien said : “as it stands, gardaí are relying on media reports. All our members know is that a passenger refusing to wear a facemask without good reason faces arrest and prosecution” External link

irishtimes Monday, July 13, 2020 2:39:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Nicolas Maduro ) : “Venezuela is a narco-state led by a corrupt, criminal, illegitimate regime, and the people of Venezuela are suffering because of Maduro,” External link

washtimes Friday, July 10, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “to determine the most appropriate borrowing amount for them” External link

irishtimes Thursday, July 9, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We are grateful to Jean Yves for stepping into the breach as CEO following the sad and untimely passing of our former CEO in January 2019,” External link

irishtimes Thursday, July 9, 2020 11:42:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We are progressing our long-held vision for Ringwood’s commercial and civic reinvigoration, which we have cultivated with local and state government partners over several years,” “We aim to raise the bar for considered workplace design while collaborating closely with our pre-committed tenants, and we look forward to delivering a future-ready facility in early 2022” External link

architectureanddesign Thursday, July 9, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “He would say that me being born saved his life because he would have been there,” External link

baltimoresun Thursday, July 9, 2020 12:39:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "If it is justified, I will bring a proposal to Government accordingly," "I will consider the economic situation as well and possible further measures that may be put in place should they be needed" External link

RTERadio Wednesday, July 8, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I work with a lot of international tourists, and a lot of them come to Australia for the native wildlife," External link

abc-au Monday, July 6, 2020 11:14:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "They probably take in a lot more. It used to be more just farmers but now it's more the regional community," "They can get themselves into hot water from time to time, but who can't" External link

bordermail Sunday, July 5, 2020 11:09:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We said we’d do that, but we are hoping in a week or two that this might change,” External link

afloat Sunday, July 5, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The president was not briefed, because at the time of these allegations, they were uncorroborated,” “And as a result, the president’s career C.I.A. briefer decided not to brief him” External link

nytimes Sunday, July 5, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "Victorians deserve answers. In fact, Victorians deserve an apology for what has gone wrong here. But the most important thing is for the government to be honest," External link

qt Saturday, July 4, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “This has been a complete and utter debacle,” “There has to be accountability for this, and this means the health minister has to go” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, July 3, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This has been a complete and utter debacle," External link

nzherald Friday, July 3, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Given the subject matter of these protests, the police should be encouraged to facilitate COVID safe public assemblies because this is not just a movement, it is in testament to Australia's long standing, abominable treatment of its First Nations people," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, July 2, 2020 9:11:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Currently in all private developments, 10% are social homes. I want that protected" "We’re going to discuss in government about potentially expanding that to another 10% for affordable first time buyers" External link

RTERadio Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "All those businesses are affected very badly by this as well," "This certainly doesn't relieve any of that pain but hopefully there is a window of opportunity that we can host a round later in the year" External link

abc-au Thursday, July 2, 2020 8:56:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The president was not briefed, because at the time of these allegations, they were uncorroborated,” “And as a result, the president’s career C.I.A. briefer decided not to brief him” External link

nytimes Wednesday, July 1, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : “The intelligence community did not have a consensus and as a result the president’s career CIA briefer decided not to brief him because it was unverified evidence,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, July 1, 2020 6:50:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We had options ready to go,” “It may be impossible to get to the bottom of it” External link

independent-ie Wednesday, July 1, 2020 4:32:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We had options ready to go,” “It may be impossible to get to the bottom of it” External link

irishexaminer Wednesday, July 1, 2020 4:26:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We had options ready to go,” “It may be impossible to get to the bottom of it” External link

worcesternews Wednesday, July 1, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We had options ready to go,” “It may be impossible to get to the bottom of it” External link

thecourier Wednesday, July 1, 2020 4:10:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Unpaid pandemic leave is the absolute bare minimum any business could be asked to contribute to the national effort of beating this virus," "Despite this, employer groups are arguing against providing unpaid time off so that working people can do the right thing for themselves, their communities and their colleagues" External link

smh Monday, June 29, 2020 11:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The construction sector has been one of the sectors that have been affected. I've been informed that it could be that the overall house completions figure for this year could be less than 14,000” External link

thesun Sunday, June 28, 2020 6:22:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien says : “The castle has to be open. It's the fulcrum of all Limerick tourism. It's a landmark, and has to be there when people come to Limerick. If we are opening up the city, it has to be there. Either Shannon Heritage opens it , or some other community groups in Limerick get together and open it. It has to be opened for the benefit of the community in Limerick” External link

limerickleader Friday, June 26, 2020 2:44:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "Daniel Andrews should be welcoming ADF help with open arms, not turning his back on it," External link

theage Thursday, June 25, 2020 11:59:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "Daniel Andrews has been very quick to blame Victorian families for the spread of the coronavirus," "I think his government needs to actually look in the mirror and look at the mistakes that they have made" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, June 25, 2020 8:13:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "Daniel Andrews has been very quick to blame Victorian families for the spread of the coronavirus," "I think his government needs to actually look in the mirror and look at the mistakes that they have made" External link

portstephensexaminer Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:50:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "Daniel Andrews has been very quick to blame Victorian families for the spread of the coronavirus," "I think his government needs to actually look in the mirror and look at the mistakes that they have made" External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:11:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “For decades, conventional wisdom in both U.S. political parties, the business community, academia, and media, held that it was only a matter of time before China would become more liberal, first economically and, then, politically,” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We turned a blind eye to China ’s widespread technology theft that eviscerated entire sectors of the American economy,” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “proclaim that all women and men deserve life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness,” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “is also examining the opaque accounting practices of Chinese companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges,” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “These steps are just the start as America corrects 40 years of a one-sided, unfair relationship with China that has severely affected our nation’s economic and, recently, political well-being. There is more to come soon,” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Instead of listening to what CCP leaders said and reading what they wrote in their key documents, we closed our ears and our eyes,” “We believed what we wanted to believe that the party members were communist in name only” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Joseph Stalin ) : “As interpreted and practiced by Lenin, Stalin, and Mao, communism is a totalitarian ideology,” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “the most costly failed political experiment in history,” “But in China , these ideas remain as fundamental to the Chinese Communist Party as the Constitution and the Bill of Rights are to Americans,” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “It means complete state control of all media,” “Outside sources of information are bannedfrom foreign newspapers to Twitter, Facebook, and WhatsApp” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “This process annihilates family, religion, culture, language, and heritage,” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien asked : “These are just the accounts Twitter caught. How many are still out there undetected?” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “How will the Chinese Communist Party use this data? In the same way it uses data within China ’s borders: to target, flatter, cajole, influence, coerce, and even blackmail individuals to say and do things that serve the party’s interests,” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:49:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We're not talking about loveable, lasagne-loving, lazy cats like Garfield, but rather predatory carnivores that hunt and kill endangered native animals," "We plan to assess their prevalence and impact, the effectiveness of current control measures and the interaction between domestic cat ownership and the feral cat problem" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, June 23, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien explained : “We have been receiving a number of enquiries from the general public into purchasing masks but Irema Ireland is not a retailer and is therefore unfortunately not in a position to provide masks to the general public,” External link

limerickleader Monday, June 22, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien told ( about Hong Kong has ) : “It looks like, with this national security law, they’re going to basically take over Hong Kong,” External link

samoaobserver Sunday, June 21, 2020 12:54:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "They say a fish rots from the head, well so does a government," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, June 19, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I've taken it up now as a personal issue," External link

abc-au Friday, June 19, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "What we really need to do, if we can get it back on track, is get people on it, experiencing it, and get the weight of numbers to support our case," "We need to give it the attention it deserves and maintain a piece of SA history that still brings tourism and jobs while keeping less cars on the highways" External link

abc-au Friday, June 19, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "When we do open, due to the nature of the financial crisis that we find ourselves in, we will be operating on a Wednesday to Sunday basis, making exceptions around bank holidays, and we plan to carry on with this five-day week operation throughout the rest of the summer" External link

bbc Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:27:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Why Meddick did not feel the need to disclose this to the chamber before he voted is beyond me. " External link

theage Thursday, June 18, 2020 5:18:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Why Meddick did not feel the need to disclose this to the chamber before he voted is beyond me. " External link

theage Thursday, June 18, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "some people have used racism to get into this house" External link

RTERadio Wednesday, June 17, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The Andrews Labor government uses taxpayers' money to target multicultural groups, the LGBTI community and others to carry out Labor's dirty work," "The only way to clean up political corruption in Victoria is to clean out the Andrews Labor government at the next election" External link

qt Wednesday, June 17, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "This is what you start to see when a government is on its way out," External link

smh Wednesday, June 17, 2020 3:56:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "He's set the standard. He's responsible for this corruption," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, June 16, 2020 2:51:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "The capability to work in smaller chunks sounds basic and simple but companies are not designed for this," External link

BangkokPost Monday, June 15, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Many are experiencing higher productivity during WFH (work from home) requirements," "What is actually occurring is people are working more effectively, focusing on the higher-value activity rather than the 'busy' business-as-usual type of work" External link

BangkokPost Monday, June 15, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Tonight's 60 Minutes The Age story shows the Andrews Labor government is corrupt to the core - working to keep themselves in power rather than working for Victorians," External link

smh Sunday, June 14, 2020 4:53:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We just need to overcome these environmental hurdles so we can ensure that going into the future the site is suitable for the people who are going to live there," "We will work with the applicant to have a mutually agreed and beneficial outcome" External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, June 12, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Council is obviously very supportive of development within the Wagga local government area, and we do everything we can to work with developers and applicants to make the development assessment process as smooth as we can possibly make it," "I would encourage applicants that feel they are having an issue with the timeliness of their assessment to contact council, contact myself directly so I can work with them and the assessment town planner to work out what issues there might be and what we can do to make what we do better" External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, June 12, 2020 11:22:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "In NIOA we have a secure, sovereign partner to offer our defence forces, a company that is 100 per cent Australian-owned and operated, with demonstrable expertise in weapons and munitions," "The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of national sovereignty in critical supply chains and you don't get more critical than our defence force personnel, their equipment and capability" External link

qt Friday, June 12, 2020 1:30:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "If this leads to a second wave of coronavirus, if this leads to a second wave of lockdowns and restrictions, it will be very much on Daniel Andrews' head as a result," External link

smh Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrew ) : "The fear was always it would be a public health risk, no matter how important the cause is, sadly that's borne true," "We now need to wait and see how many other people have been infected at the protest as a result of this, and if this leads to a second wave of coronavirus, a second wave of lockdowns and restrictions, it'll be very much on [Premier] Daniel Andrew's head" External link

abc-au Thursday, June 11, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien told : “The [intelligence community] first briefed the president on this on Jan. 23,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “There were, of course, concerns expressed over how the ban would affect the stock market and the world economy, but the president put the health of the American people first,” “Within two days of the president being told by the NSC that COVID-19 constituted a serious national security risk, on the 30th, he had made the decision to ban travel from China” External link

washtimes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The stories about the president not moving quickly are just not true,” “He moved very quickly. As soon as he was alerted by the NSC that this was a serious problem, he took decisive action” External link

washtimes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “This is not a criticism of the [intelligence community],” External link

washtimes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We are gathering a lot of information across a whole spectrum of agencies even now,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 1:24:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien says : “Get onto the SEAI website www.seai.ie/sec and click on Community Energy/Sustainable Energy Communities/Community Network and click Join Network,” “There is a very straightforward form with Contact Details, Community Structure and Aims & Targets” External link

irishexaminer Monday, June 8, 2020 8:30:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “They talk about themselves having the best justice system in the world. Yes, America has always had a justice system, but one that is racial,” External link

EastAfrican Sunday, June 7, 2020 1:53:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The Premier should've been very clear from day one that it's not safe to gather in large numbers," External link

abc-au Sunday, June 7, 2020 3:15:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien added : “It is our hope that, as well as the one-off tourist events and activations that already form part of the plan, the cultural and heritage organisations that exist throughout the city and county will receive supports to continue the work they do creating long lasting, sustainable and authentic activities engaging the citizen and visitor alike while providing a creative impact and a lasting legacy” External link

limerickleader Saturday, June 6, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The Premier should've been very clear from day one that it's not safe to gather in large numbers," External link

abc-au Saturday, June 6, 2020 12:17:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This decision will, in the opinion of lawyers, constitute a 'reasonable excuse' for the purposes of the public health directions issued by the Minister for Health which would otherwise prohibit gatherings in public places of more than 10 people," External link

theage Saturday, June 6, 2020 8:47:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Christopher Wray ) : “The president and the attorney general want to know from [ FBI ] Director [Christopher] Wray what the FBI has been doing to track and dismantle and surveil and prosecute Antifa ,” “And if that hasn’t been happening, we want to know what the plan is going forward” External link

washtimes Thursday, June 4, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Other states' exports to China are increasing more than Victoria, without being locked into the unfair Belt and Road deal," External link

theage Wednesday, June 3, 2020 11:44:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien wrote : “This centralisation of power has been expanded enormously with a 'new kitchen cabinet' of eight senior 'super portfolio’ ministers, including the Premier, together with the assistance of a small number of senior public servants, directly responsible for the government’s COVID-19 response,” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:37:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien wrote : “This centralisation of power has been expanded enormously with a 'new kitchen cabinet' of eight senior 'super portfolio’ ministers, including the Premier, together with the assistance of a small number of senior public servants, directly responsible for the government’s COVID-19 response,” External link

smh Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien wrote : “This centralisation of power has been expanded enormously with a 'new kitchen cabinet' of eight senior 'super portfolio’ ministers, including the Premier, together with the assistance of a small number of senior public servants, directly responsible for the government’s COVID-19 response,” External link

theage Tuesday, June 2, 2020 4:49:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien asked ( about Labor ) : “Given your federal Labor leader, your federal Labor deputy leader and a Victorian Labor senator have all called you out for signing up to Belt and Road, why won’t you listen to your own federal Labor colleagues and explain why you signed Victoria up to a dud deal for this state?” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, June 2, 2020 9:58:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “As an African American, for as long as I can remember I have known that my rights and my body were not fully mine . . . In a long, unbroken line of black men and women, George Floyd’s murder was a tragedy that has filled Americans with horror and anger,” External link

herald Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:58:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We have Labor governments in power for 17 of the last 21 years,” “The judiciary has been effectively picked by the Labor Party for 17 of the last 21 years and Victorians need to know that judicial appointments are made strictly on merit and not because of people’s political allegiances” External link

theage Tuesday, June 2, 2020 5:03:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We want peaceful protesters who have real concerns about brutality and racism. They need to be able to go to the city hall. They need to be able to petition their government and let their voices be heard,” External link

nytimes Monday, June 1, 2020 3:30:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “This is not about bad apples,” External link

washtimes Monday, June 1, 2020 3:20:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "What is it going to take for Daniel Andrews to listen," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, June 1, 2020 11:39:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "What is it going to take for Daniel Andrews to listen," External link

smh Monday, June 1, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "It is possible that the app asks for your phone number if you’ve been in close contact with a positive case," "They need to be asking for that information only when they need it" External link

RTERadio Monday, June 1, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Candy Crush ) : "This confuses me because this is not an information society service," "This is not Candy Crush - this is a medical device and with these apps, the numbers game is very important" External link

RTERadio Monday, June 1, 2020 8:09:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We want peaceful protesters who have real concerns about brutality and racism. They need to be able to go to the city hall. They need to be able to petition their government and let their voices be heard,” External link

msn-uk Monday, June 1, 2020 8:01:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "He's the one whose career was sacrificed. It's a tragedy what happened to Graeme and others like BVC," "The church needs to treat whistleblowers with respect if they want this issue out in the open and not to stay in a dark corner" External link

smh Monday, June 1, 2020 4:54:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We want peaceful protesters who have real concerns about brutality and racism. They need to be able to go to the city hall. They need to be able to petition their government and let their voices be heard,” External link

nytimes Monday, June 1, 2020 2:50:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Right now, I think the president and the attorney general, Barr, want to know what the F.B.I.’s been doing to surveil, to disrupt, to take down antifa, to prosecute them,” External link

nytimes Sunday, May 31, 2020 10:46:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’re not doing it through the WHO,” “We’re doing it as the United States of America” External link

washtimes Sunday, May 31, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “They have bungled things going all the way back to AIDS/HIV in Africa,” “That’s why the United States has spent over the past 20 years $142 billion on public health, especially the PEPFAR program that’s literally saving the lives, with antiretroviral drugs, of millions of people in Africa” External link

washtimes Sunday, May 31, 2020 10:42:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : “I don’t want them confused with peaceful protesters who have every right to go out to the streets,” External link

washtimes Sunday, May 31, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Our hearts and prayers are going out to the Floyd family,” External link

washtimes Sunday, May 31, 2020 6:19:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : “Victoria’s interests must come first. A dud deal that compromises jobs, security and sovereignty is not a deal that I can support,” “We have assessed Daniel Andrews’ Belt and Road deal with China looking at sovereignty, security, the economy and jobs,” External link

theage Friday, May 29, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "He's the one whose career was sacrificed. It's a tragedy what happened to Graeme and others like BVC," "The church needs to treat whistleblowers with respect if they want this issue out in the open and not to stay in a dark corner" External link

brisbanetimes Friday, May 29, 2020 2:04:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "He's the one whose career was sacrificed. It's a tragedy what happened to Graeme and others like BVC," "The church needs to treat whistleblowers with respect if they want this issue out in the open and not to stay in a dark corner" External link

theage Friday, May 29, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I looked down and saw cop cars and a few ambos," "I honestly thought something happened at the school" External link

abc-au Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:25:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien added : “Waterford people have done a fantastic job to keep the number of Covid-19 cases so low and it puts Waterford in a very strong position to bounce back with increased levels of Irish visitors to Ireland’s oldest and safest city” External link

waterford-news Thursday, May 28, 2020 11:35:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The industry is being brought into disarray by these thugs. " External link

eecho Thursday, May 28, 2020 9:20:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "named and shamed, and sacked straight away" External link

eecho Thursday, May 28, 2020 9:20:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We hope that'll be temporary, but because of the situation in Brazil, we're going to take every step necessary to protect the American people," External link

bbc Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:51:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We were and remain Covid-19-free, but it’s a challenge every day,” “We upskilled our own nurses to allow us to swab [for Covid-19] straight away. I’m sure others have done so too” External link

eecho Wednesday, May 27, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Everyone is still completely aware of the threat [of Covid-19] and are making sure they remain vigilant,” “We need to discuss where the industry is going, and where it should be going” External link

eecho Wednesday, May 27, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “I expect that by the end of the summer we’re going to be at 105 policy professionals,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We believe we’ve really done a great job on streamlining, on running process, on being the honest broker, and on making sure the president’s decisions are implemented,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “People have accused Grenell of politicizing the place,” “I think it is just the opposite. He has depoliticized it. Ric just wants the facts and impartial analysis delivered to policymakers” External link

washtimes Wednesday, May 27, 2020 1:48:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "These threats, particularly petulant threats, do nothing to help anyone," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This agreement has failed to project Victorian jobs - we know that Chinese government-owned companies are building the West Gate Tunnel, we know they're removing our level crossings, they're building the Metro Tunnel, we know they're making Victorian trains," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, May 26, 2020 10:18:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I looked down and saw cop cars and a few ambos," "I honestly thought something happened at the school," External link

abc-au Monday, May 25, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We hope that'll be temporary, but because of the situation in Brazil, we're going to take every step necessary to protect the American people," External link

news-yahoo Monday, May 25, 2020 11:21:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I looked down and saw cop cars and a few ambos," "I honestly thought something happened at the school," External link

abc-au Monday, May 25, 2020 9:28:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "They unleashed a virus on the world that's destroyed trillions of dollars in American economic wealth that we're having to spend to keep our economy alive, to keep Americans afloat during this virus," External link

abc-au Monday, May 25, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This is a real problem and it cost many, many thousands of lives in America and around the world because the real information was not allowed to get out," "It was a cover-up. And we'll get to the bottom of it eventually" External link

abc-au Monday, May 25, 2020 6:21:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Changing to one [metre] would be a game-changer for thousands of businesses who are planning to reopen. " External link

herald-ie Monday, May 25, 2020 5:04:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We hope that'll be temporary, but because of the situation in Brazil, we're going to take every step necessary to protect the American people,” External link

Hindu Monday, May 25, 2020 4:18:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We hope that'll be temporary, but because of the situation in Brazil, we're going to take every step necessary to protect the American people," External link

abc-au Monday, May 25, 2020 4:03:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We hope that'll be temporary, but because of the situation in Brazil, we're going to take every step necessary to protect the American people," External link

RTERadio Monday, May 25, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "It's hard to see how Hong Kong could remain the Asian financial centre that it [has] become if China takes over," External link

abc-au Monday, May 25, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We hope that'll be temporary, but because of the situation in Brazil, we're going to take every step necessary to protect the American people," External link

bbc Monday, May 25, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’d be looking at the end of June at this point” External link

worcesternews Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’re getting very close to the peak, if we’re not at the peak already in Washington” External link

worcesternews Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’d be looking at the end of June at this point” External link

standard Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’d be looking at the end of June at this point” External link

thecourier Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’re getting very close to the peak, if we’re not at the peak already in Washington” External link

thecourier Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:25:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’d be looking at the end of June at this point” External link

independent-ie Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’re getting very close to the peak, if we’re not at the peak already in Washington” External link

independent-ie Sunday, May 24, 2020 7:13:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "It shouldn't be the case that occupational therapists and allied health are seeing this as charity work," "That is a real indictment on the minister and the Government" External link

abc-au Saturday, May 23, 2020 7:55:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "It shouldn't be the case that occupational therapists and allied health are seeing this as charity work," "That is a real indictment on the minister and the Government" External link

abc-au Thursday, May 21, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "With the level of payments that are now being provided, we do have some challenges to make sure there is a proper incentive-to-work model and that our labour market is working well," "We need to make sure that people are being encouraged and that where people are getting job offers that they are taking them up" External link

irishexaminer Thursday, May 21, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “It will help the programme for government discussions in terms of devising a national recovery plan,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:12:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "He is very distraught over this and knows how serious this is," "He has a good working history … he was until recently self-employed finding DJs and bands for venues, but due to COVID-19, work came to a grinding halt" External link

qt Tuesday, May 19, 2020 8:39:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The Queensland Government has demonstrated an inspiring vision for North and North West Queensland powered by a strategic transmission investment and the country’s best renewable energy zone, and today is a critical step forward in creating jobs and prosperity for our region and ensuring the world has a secure supply of clean minerals needed for the modern global economy” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, May 19, 2020 4:08:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I think the biggest worry right now is on bushmeat. As people and poverty increase people are going to take bushmeat as a protein. That has implications for lions because if giraffes are killed and that’s food for lions. It has a real connection," External link

RTERadio Saturday, May 16, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "There's nothing I can say," External link

theage Thursday, May 14, 2020 11:51:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "One thing the coronavirus has exposed is the weakness of Victoria's supply chains, we've been too dependent on importing so many goods we depend on from other countries," "This is a rare opportunity to bring manufacturing back, a big investment in innovation as well as research and development can really help to grow Victoria's economy and get people back into work" External link

abc-au Wednesday, May 13, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We didn't get enough coronavirus testing done early enough in Victoria because we were too dependent on overseas imports for personal protective equipment," External link

abc-au Wednesday, May 13, 2020 11:52:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "we have left the back and side door open to people from Northern Ireland and the UK, which is a very strange situation" External link

RTERadio Tuesday, May 12, 2020 7:02:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "For goodness sake, Raf, seriously mate, just move on," External link

smh Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:59:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "Sometimes politicians don't behave the way they should," External link

smh Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:59:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "For goodness sake, Raf, seriously mate, just move on," External link

theage Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "Sometimes politicians don't behave the way they should," External link

theage Tuesday, May 12, 2020 12:20:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The State has become far too relient over the last three-four years in particular on HAP,” External link

westernpeople Tuesday, May 12, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien added : “He wishes to put this chapter behind him,” External link

stokesentinel Monday, May 11, 2020 10:57:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien explained : “I’ve played at thousands of funerals over the years, but over the past four weeks, in particular due to the restrictions around them, they are a lot different,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, May 11, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Labor ) : "I've been attacked by Labor MPs and Labor unions - that's part of the business we're in, frankly it's not part of the business I like, I'd rather focus on ideas," External link

smh Sunday, May 10, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "For goodness sake, people in the community are saying this sort of thing, so let's not pretend that we live in a little bubble and we're isolated from the rest of the community and what the community are saying," External link

smh Sunday, May 10, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "The Cedar Meats cluster has now reached 75 yet the Premier refuses to answer why the identity of the business was kept secret for so long," "If Parliament was sitting we could question the Premier on this outbreak, but Daniel Andrews has shut the Parliament down" External link

theage Saturday, May 9, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "The Cedar Meats cluster has now reached 75 yet the Premier refuses to answer why the identity of the business was kept secret for so long," "If Parliament was sitting we could question the Premier on this outbreak, but Daniel Andrews has shut the Parliament down" External link

smh Saturday, May 9, 2020 6:09:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "The Cedar Meats cluster has now reached 75 yet the Premier refuses to answer why the identity of the business was kept secret for so long," "If Parliament was sitting we could question the Premier on this outbreak, but Daniel Andrews has shut the Parliament down" External link

watoday Saturday, May 9, 2020 5:53:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien described : “confronting and harassing Asian and U.S. civilian and naval ships in the region,” External link

asiantribune Saturday, May 9, 2020 12:15:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I have downloaded the app and I hope you join with me too," External link

qt Saturday, May 9, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This is Daniel Andrews' own Ruby Princess," External link

theage Wednesday, May 6, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "That series of events led to the defendant developing an unhealthy obsession and he began, with increasing regularity, to bombard her with texts and phone calls in rather sinister terms. " External link

chroniclelive Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "She looked out of the window and saw a silhouette of a man at the back of her yard" "She was scared by it and didn't know who it was. She turned the light on and saw the defendant" External link

chroniclelive Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "She says she looked out and saw the defendant. She had been in the kitchen 30 minutes and was not aware he was there. " External link

chroniclelive Wednesday, May 6, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This is Daniel Andrews's own Ruby Princess," "We're seeing massive outbreaks of coronavirus. Our numbers are going up right around the state, and the Government needs to explain how they got this so wrong" External link

abc-au Wednesday, May 6, 2020 9:05:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This is Daniel Andrews's own Ruby Princess," "We're seeing massive outbreaks of coronavirus. Our numbers are going up right around the state, and the Government needs to explain how they got this so wrong" External link

abc-au Wednesday, May 6, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Queensland Investment ) : “Domain Central, Queensland’s largest bulky goods shopping centre, will be the first to benefit from Yurika’s holistic Smart Connected Solar program,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, May 6, 2020 7:06:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This is Daniel Andrews's own Ruby Princess," "We're seeing massive outbreaks of coronavirus. Our numbers are going up right around the state, and the Government needs to explain how they got this so wrong" External link

abc-au Wednesday, May 6, 2020 6:55:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien explained : “PPE is a challenge — when it boils down to it masks [supply] are an issue worldwide. There is a significant lack of supply,” External link

eecho Tuesday, May 5, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The support we have received has been amazing. It has been uplifting to see,” External link

eecho Tuesday, May 5, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We currently undertake temperature checks twice daily so it compliments what we are doing,” External link

eecho Tuesday, May 5, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "For some companies particularly that are going to be facing a much higher cost base and lower revenue as a result of social distancing measures, Government will probably need to support those companies in very significant ways, possibly through a wage subsidy-type model" External link

irishexaminer Sunday, May 3, 2020 10:35:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Daniel Andrews might try to make a virtue of having a very tough position when it comes to restrictions, and I don't know that he knows how to walk back from that even when the circumstances permit," "The national cabinet decision has been brought forward to Friday and Daniel Andrews is still saying, I don't care what's decided there, I'm not going to be making decisions until Monday. That's stubbornness, that's pigheadedness" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, May 3, 2020 8:28:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Daniel Andrews might try to make a virtue of having a very tough position when it comes to restrictions, and I don't know that he knows how to walk back from that even when the circumstances permit," "The national cabinet decision has been brought foward to Friday and Daniel Andrews is still saying, I don't care what's decided there, I'm not going to be making decisions until Monday. That's stubbornness, that's pigheadedness" External link

watoday Sunday, May 3, 2020 8:02:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "She's shown a lack of judgement which has impacted her ability to do the job," External link

maitlandmercury Friday, May 1, 2020 7:15:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "She's shown a lack of judgement which has impacted her ability to do the job," External link

bordermail Friday, May 1, 2020 6:53:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “He knew my case, he knew what worked for me and what didn’t,” “I was due to undergo a procedure in mid March but all procedures were cancelled. I can’t access my consultant” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, April 30, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I beat the bug. And that's what I wanted to do, I wanted to beat the bug and the whole family's in good nick," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This is the best hospital in the world, the best people in the world, the best medical staff in the world," "We've got it all and I'm the proof. I'm the miracle man, they made me the miracle man" External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I beat the bug. And that's what I wanted to do, I wanted to beat the bug and the whole family's in good nick," External link

bordermail Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This is the best hospital in the world, the best people in the world, the best medical staff in the world," "We've got it all and I'm the proof. I'm the miracle man, they made me the miracle man" External link

bordermail Tuesday, April 28, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “As expected, IMCT’s visit to Bengal has served no purpose. Their real aim is to spread the political virus. They are doing it shamelessly, blatantly,” External link

thehindu Sunday, April 26, 2020 5:07:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “As expected, IMCT’s visit to Bengal has served no purpose. Their real aim is to spread the political virus. They are doing it shamelessly, blatantly,” External link

Hindu Sunday, April 26, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The Premier needs to understand the pressure that his restrictions are putting on families,” “Other states are moving to get kids back to school safely and Victoria must do the same” External link

theage Saturday, April 25, 2020 4:13:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Colm Delves ) : "Colm was a great man and a great leader - there is no doubt about this," External link

independent-ie Saturday, April 25, 2020 5:01:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Colm was a great man and a great leader – there is no doubt about this. But what defined Colm, and what we will miss most, was his kindness, compassion and humanity. This was the essence of Colm," "When Colm announced his desire to step down from his role as Group Chief Executive in 2017, I was so happy that he would finally be able to take more time for himself. That just a year later, he would fall ill is a very cruel twist of fate. The Digicel family has lost one of our most loved and respected friends and colleagues" External link

independent-ie Friday, April 24, 2020 10:00:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien added : “That humility, along with his kind, calm, low key demeanour - and not forgetting his wry sense of humour - made him beloved among our staff and indeed, anyone and everyone who had dealings with him,” External link

irishtimes Friday, April 24, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "You have always got the right to be tried by a jury of your peers, and in this bill we are moving to a situation where that may not be the case," "This is such a fundamental question that goes to the heart of the rights and liberties of any accused that it is not something that should be given up lightly and it is not something that should be done without great community consultation" External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, April 23, 2020 1:10:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "You have always got the right to be tried by a jury of your peers, and in this bill we are moving to a situation where that may not be the case," "This is such a fundamental question that goes to the heart of the rights and liberties of any accused that it is not something that should be given up lightly and it is not something that should be done without great community consultation" External link

bordermail Thursday, April 23, 2020 11:05:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien told : “The lack of real clarity from the political masters who put in place this legislation is leading to an arbitrary application in the streets. People are genuinely and sincerely not certain of what a reasonable excuse is,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "The lack of real clarity from the political masters who put in place this legislation is leading to an arbitrary application in the streets. People are genuinely and sincerely not certain of what a reasonable excuse is," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, April 22, 2020 5:12:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We're trying to do everything, the president's trying to do everything he can to put the health of the American people first during this crisis," External link

9news Wednesday, April 22, 2020 12:29:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We're trying to do everything, the president's trying to do everything he can to put the health of the American people first during this crisis," External link

9news Tuesday, April 21, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’re trying to do everything, the president’s trying to do everything he can to put the health of the American people first during this crisis,” External link

wandsworthguardian Tuesday, April 21, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’re trying to do everything, the president’s trying to do everything he can to put the health of the American people first during this crisis,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, April 21, 2020 11:23:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’re trying to do everything, the president’s trying to do everything he can to put the health of the American people first during this crisis,” External link

independent-ie Tuesday, April 21, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’re trying to do everything, the president’s trying to do everything he can to put the health of the American people first during this crisis,” External link

worcesternews Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "The lack of real clarity from the political masters who put in place this legislation is leading to an arbitrary application in the streets. People are genuinely and sincerely not certain of what a reasonable excuse is," External link

9news Tuesday, April 21, 2020 9:05:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The IMCT team is on an adventure tour. The CM was told about its visit three hours after it landed,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, April 21, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Mamata Banerjee is the elected Chief Minister of the State. She is not a Twitter happy Governor, a nominated proxy of the Centre. Every time you break the protocol, you are insulting the people of Bengal. What’s happening today is exact opposite of federalism,” External link

thehindu Tuesday, April 21, 2020 3:56:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We can’t be ambushed, we can’t be dropped these bills a day or two before parliament sits,” External link

aap-au Thursday, April 16, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We can't be ambushed, we can't be dropped these bills a day or two before parliament sits," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, April 15, 2020 10:40:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We can't be ambushed, we can't be dropped these bills a day or two before parliament sits," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, April 15, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We can't be ambushed, we can't be dropped these bills a day or two before parliament sits," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, April 15, 2020 9:09:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We can't be ambushed, we can't be dropped these bills a day or two before parliament sits," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, April 15, 2020 7:53:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We can't be ambushed, we can't be dropped these bills a day or two before parliament sits," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, April 15, 2020 7:08:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien added : “The regulars have spread the word and online it’s growing and growing,” External link

oxfordtimes Tuesday, April 14, 2020 9:57:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The Premier does need to be upfront with Victorians," "Just how bad is this going to get, how many people are likely to lose jobs, just how much is our economy going to go backwards? We need to have the truth so we can work out the best way to strengthen our economy, protect those jobs and get families and businesses on track" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, April 14, 2020 6:16:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The Premier does need to be upfront with Victorians," "Just how bad is this going to get, how many people are likely to lose jobs, just how much is our economy going to go backwards? We need to have the truth so we can work out the best way to strengthen our economy, protect those jobs and get families and businesses on track" External link

smh Tuesday, April 14, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The Premier does need to be upfront with Victorians," "Just how bad is this going to get, how many people are likely to lose jobs, just how much is our economy going to go backwards? We need to have the truth so we can work out the best way to strengthen our economy, protect those jobs and get families and businesses on track" External link

theage Monday, April 13, 2020 2:47:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “I don’t have very good dance skills so I sort of followed Ayden as much as I could,” “It’s funny because if you have a long driveway you can sort of get into the character and dance a little bit” External link

nytimes Sunday, April 12, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “make people laugh and lighten the mood,” “Ironically, I’m a relatively shy person so getting inside it is a task in itself, but then the realization that no one knows who you are is a little more comforting” External link

nytimes Sunday, April 12, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien added : “It’s tough times. We’re just trying to lighten the mood and be out there for people,” External link

nytimes Sunday, April 12, 2020 3:21:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien explained : “Since the outset of the Covid-19 pandemic, Irema Ireland has been working closely with the HSE to produce PPE respirator masks and face masks in our Facemate brand. Overall we are producing close to 2.6m masks a week with 250k being respirator masks which is a doubling of average production,” “We have transferred a second PPE respirator masks production line from our Thailand plant which came on stream last week and we have committed to further increasing our PPE respirator capacity with the addition of a third production line. All our PPE respirator mask production is going exclusively to the HSE to protect frontline healthcare staff. The third production line we are committing to will add another 125k respirator masks weekly” External link

limerickleader Sunday, April 12, 2020 1:03:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We are all very shocked and saddened by Raj's death," External link

leicestermercury Saturday, April 11, 2020 5:40:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The greatest problem the elderly have at the moment is loneliness and fear,” External link

eecho Saturday, April 11, 2020 1:07:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “This Easter bring a bit of happiness and sunshine to someone’s life by picking up the phone or knocking on a door,” “Some conversation and contact is very important” External link

eecho Saturday, April 11, 2020 1:07:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Companies that are still trading they really will need those supports for working capital which will be very significant. " External link

irishexaminer Thursday, April 9, 2020 10:47:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The High Court has stepped in to say Victoria's legal system's got a fundamental problem – they're getting it too wrong for too long, and the public has got to ask questions about how we can continue to have confidence in Victoria's legal system," "Instead the Police Minister and the Premier say 'nothing to see here'. They think it's OK to sweep all this under the carpet – well, justice is too important to be swept under the carpet in this state" External link

theage Thursday, April 9, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The police, prosecutors and judges all have questions to answer as a result of this," External link

theage Thursday, April 9, 2020 9:57:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Another doctor might have somebody who is cocooning and he may have come home from abroad and re-registered for his own reasons, so I don’t really think it matters if it’s a PR stunt or not,” External link

eecho Monday, April 6, 2020 7:44:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien added : “Everyone can do something, even if that is staying at home and following the guidelines, or if it’s answering phones, or delivering food parcels to people cocooning. Everyone can play some part,” “I think it’s more of a symbolic gesture than anything, but I wouldn’t go as far as to say it’s a PR stunt to be honest” External link

eecho Monday, April 6, 2020 7:44:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Victoria is now being run by a gang-of-eight,” External link

theage Monday, April 6, 2020 7:24:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “There’s no way to confirm any of those numbers,” “There’s lots of public reporting on whether the numbers are too low” External link

nytimes Monday, April 6, 2020 5:30:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “He is committed, he cares, he is very clear-thinking, not a person likely to panic. People like him who are public health doctors spend their whole lives planning for something like this,” External link

irishexaminer Sunday, April 5, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “He is as well prepared experientially, professionally, and temperamentally as anyone in this role could be,” External link

irishexaminer Sunday, April 5, 2020 12:43:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “He is committed, he cares, he is very clear-thinking, not a person likely to panic. People like him who are public health doctors spend their whole lives planning for something like this,” External link

irishexaminer Saturday, April 4, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “He is as well prepared experientially, professionally, and temperamentally as anyone in this role could be,” External link

irishexaminer Saturday, April 4, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Although these are significant sums, there are no cheap alternatives," External link

independent-ie Saturday, April 4, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Although these are significant sums, there are no cheap alternatives,” “Without the implementation of these measures the road to recovery from the crisis will be longer and more expensive” External link

irishtimes Friday, April 3, 2020 2:45:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The spending to date has been predominantly to households," External link

irishexaminer Friday, April 3, 2020 2:24:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “There’s lots of public reporting on whether the numbers are too low. You’ve got access to those reports that are coming out of the Chinese social media and some of the few reporters that are left in China. We just have no way to confirm any of those numbers,” External link

Hindu Friday, April 3, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “There’s no way to confirm any of those numbers,” “There’s lots of public reporting on whether the numbers are too low” External link

nytimes Friday, April 3, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Reduction in power costs will always be good,” External link

qt Thursday, April 2, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Since Tesco made the announcement we expect other retailers to follow suit,” “We would appreciate now that it is meat processors instill confidence in the supply chain,” External link

westernpeople Thursday, April 2, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “I’m not saying it’s the wrong decision, it may be the right decision but Victorians deserve to know the answer and we can’t continually have this governing by Twitter,” External link

theage Thursday, April 2, 2020 8:34:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “I’m not saying it’s the wrong decision, it may be the right decision but Victorians deserve to know the answer and we can’t continually have this governing by Twitter,” External link

theage Thursday, April 2, 2020 7:56:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “What can you credibly put into an SFS in this situation,” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, April 1, 2020 5:23:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We’re working through rectification plans and funding agreements with owners' corporations ahead of appointing builders to start works," "Every building is complex and the first buildings we fix will give us a broad set of outcomes we can apply across the whole program" External link

theage Wednesday, April 1, 2020 4:28:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “This is not the time for politics, this is the time for working together to keep people safe,” External link

aap-au Tuesday, March 31, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Sexed semen may actually worsen the situation in the longer run if it is seen as a green light to breed even more extreme Jersey-cross genetics into the dairy herd," External link

independent-ie Tuesday, March 31, 2020 10:07:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This is not the time for politics, this is the time for working together to keep people safe," External link

9news Monday, March 30, 2020 12:42:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This is not the time for politics, this is the time for working together to keep people safe," External link

yahoo-au Monday, March 30, 2020 11:12:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "That was the one thing they really looked forward to," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, March 30, 2020 11:06:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "That was the one thing they really looked forward to," External link

yahoo-au Monday, March 30, 2020 10:27:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "That was the one thing they really looked forward to," External link

bordermail Monday, March 30, 2020 7:44:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "That was the one thing they really looked forward to," External link

illawarramercury Monday, March 30, 2020 7:30:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Naturally it was upsetting news to hear, in light of the fact that it was such a light sentence to begin with,” External link

independent-ie Friday, March 27, 2020 8:32:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “If you are a Michelin-starred restaurant, you won’t be doing that,” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, March 24, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Industry will, by and large, be continuing, not just as a supply chain for the Irish, but feeding populations and providing med-tech and pharma around the world,” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, March 24, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Ireland is a rich country and we can afford to do this,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, March 23, 2020 10:03:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “This will not be pretty, but feel free to laugh at our attempt,” External link

nytimes Sunday, March 22, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “About 44% of MPs in Rajya Sabha and 22% in Lok Sabha are 65 years or above. The government preaches one thing and practices another,” External link

thehindu Friday, March 20, 2020 8:57:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “It’s a lot of money but you know what – we can afford it. We have come into this crisis in good shape,” “We are a high-income and wealthy country in a European context and we should be providing a best-in-class support here,” External link

irishtimes Friday, March 20, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “About 44% of MPs in Rajya Sabha and 22% in Lok Sabha are 65 years or above. The government preaches one thing and practices another,” External link

Hindu Friday, March 20, 2020 8:09:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “It’s a lot of money but you know what we can afford it. We have come into this crisis in good shape,” “We are a high income and wealthy country in a European context and we should be providing a best in class support here,” External link

irishtimes Friday, March 20, 2020 4:14:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Dushyant Singh ) : “This government is putting us all at risk. The PM says self isolate yourself but the Parliament is on. I was sitting next to Dushyant the other day for 2.5 hours. There are two more MPs who are in self isolation. The session should be deferred,” External link

Hindu Friday, March 20, 2020 4:04:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We need to have those basic necessities on supermarket shelves, not sitting in someone’s garage so they can rip off their neighbours online," External link

smh Friday, March 20, 2020 5:54:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We need to have those basic necessities on supermarket shelves, not sitting in someone’s garage so they can rip off their neighbours online," External link

brisbanetimes Friday, March 20, 2020 3:10:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We need to have those basic necessities on supermarket shelves, not sitting in someone’s garage so they can rip off their neighbours online," External link

theage Friday, March 20, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Parliament in session. Isn’t this ‘temple of democracy’ hallowed enough to address the nation from? Or a pre-recorded video message? CMs were watching on TV. Chronology? Announce today. Talk to CMs tomorrow. Cooperative federalism? High on gimmicks ? Low on solutions,” External link

thehindu Friday, March 20, 2020 12:58:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “This will not be pretty, but feel free to laugh at our attempt,” External link

nytimes Friday, March 20, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Parliament in session. Isn’t this ‘temple of democracy’ hallowed enough to address the nation from? Or a pre-recorded video message? CMs were watching on TV. Chronology? Announce today. Talk to CMs tomorrow. Cooperative federalism? High on gimmicks ? Low on solutions,” External link

Hindu Friday, March 20, 2020 12:27:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "It's just extraordinary that not only has the Labour government declared a state of emergency giving themselves enormous powers over the lives of Victorians, but they're also now shutting down the Parliament without a return date," "When government has got extraordinary power, it's really important that the government is held accountable, and that means we do need parliament to function" External link

theage Thursday, March 19, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “That is the scale of what is going to be required,” External link

carlow-nationalist Wednesday, March 18, 2020 12:32:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “That is the scale of what is going to be required,” External link

waterford-news Wednesday, March 18, 2020 11:57:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “That is the scale of what is going to be required,” External link

westernpeople Wednesday, March 18, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The directives by the IFAD that were reported frightened people. There are thousands of people who have saved for years for their funerals because they want a nice coffin and a nice burial. "This directive should never have been made public” External link

eecho Friday, March 13, 2020 9:36:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “This outbreak in Wuhan was covered up,” External link

washtimes Friday, March 13, 2020 6:25:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Unfortunately, rather than using best practices, this outbreak in Wuhan was covered up,” “It probably cost the world community two months to respond” External link

nytimes Thursday, March 12, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “I think we could have dramatically curtailed both what happened in China and what’s happening across the world,” “The way that this started out in China, the way it was handled from the outset, was not right, it should have been handled differently” External link

nytimes Thursday, March 12, 2020 11:35:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Genocide is a process. It doesn’t start with gas chambers, it started with inciting slogans,” External link

thehindu Thursday, March 12, 2020 8:33:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Unfortunately, rather than using best practices, this outbreak in Wuhan was covered up," "There's lots of open-source reporting from China, from Chinese nationals, that the doctors involved were either silenced or put in isolation or that sort of thing, so that the word of this virus could not get out" External link

independent-UK Wednesday, March 11, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien added : "I think we could have dramatically curtailed what happened, both in China and what's now happening across the world," External link

independent-UK Wednesday, March 11, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “I’m very honoured to receive this very prestigious award as it is a competition among the best photographers from Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, March 11, 2020 1:08:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien told : “We need to get out ahead of the imminent OECD tax changes and change our ways rapidly,” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, March 10, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The trial is important because the truth still matters," "You shouldn't be able to murder 298 people and for there to be no consequences, regardless of who you are" External link

independent-ie Tuesday, March 10, 2020 6:07:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Bob Levinson ) : “On the 13th anniversary of Bob Levinson’s capture, he and his family are in our thoughts and prayers,” External link

thenational Monday, March 9, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The trial is important because the truth still matters," External link

chroniclelive Monday, March 9, 2020 3:02:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The trial is important because the truth still matters,” External link

thecourier Monday, March 9, 2020 2:43:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The trial is important because the truth still matters,” External link

wandsworthguardian Monday, March 9, 2020 2:25:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The trial is important because the truth still matters,” External link

pressandjournal Monday, March 9, 2020 2:20:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The trial is important because the truth still matters,” External link

irishexaminer Monday, March 9, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The trial is important because the truth still matters,” External link

southwalesargus Monday, March 9, 2020 1:45:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Some of them are housebound and don't listen to radio or read newspapers and they are totally unaware. They are a vulnerable section of the community at the moment. " External link

irishexaminer Saturday, March 7, 2020 5:15:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : “Daniel Andrews has got a lot explaining to do,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, March 4, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Up to now we would manufacture about 1.3 million masks a week and with demand due to the coronavirus we will need to double output to 2.6 million masks a week. " External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Such has been the demand there (in China), we have been getting larger orders to add to the amount we ordinarily supply to the China market" External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, March 3, 2020 6:00:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "It’s our first test with voters so it’s very important to us," "But we’re also in this for the long haul. There’s still a lot of the country to be heard from and we’re in 45-plus states and territories, so we’re going to be fighting it through" External link

csmonitor Monday, March 2, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “After negotiations had broken down, Secretary Pompeo, Ambassador Khalilzad and I worked together to see if it was possible to get the negotiations back on track, to get the Taliban to show their good faith and wanting to return to the table,” “I think those efforts were successful, and ultimately we got a deal” External link

nytimes Monday, March 2, 2020 4:27:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We had a very good workshop on housing with the Green Party that lasted for between three and a half to four hours,” External link

thetimes Friday, February 28, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This new data shows just how serious the impact of occupational violence, bullying and harassment and workload are on the mental health of working people and especially women," "We need new regulations to reduce the levels of psychosocial hazards in the workplace. We cannot simply continue to see more and more working people suffering mental and physical injuries every year" External link

theage Thursday, February 27, 2020 10:34:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "This new data shows just how serious the impact of occupational violence, bullying and harassment and workload are on the mental health of working people and especially women," "We need new regulations to reduce the levels of psychosocial hazards in the workplace. We cannot simply continue to see more and more working people suffering mental and physical injuries every year" External link

watoday Thursday, February 27, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “And we are willing to look at all options with other parties, to help those who are stuck with rents,” External link

irishexaminer Thursday, February 27, 2020 5:45:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Even for the hard-working farming community in west Clare, the presence of a Massey Ferguson tractor at 5am in the morning on the roads would be unusual," External link

independent-ie Thursday, February 27, 2020 1:44:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Thanks to all the people of India that came out to support President Trump and the First Lady, Melania Trump, and the US delegation, affirming their friendship and partnership far into the future,” External link

thehindu Wednesday, February 26, 2020 9:40:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “There’s no briefing that I’ve received, that the president has received, that says that President Putin is doing anything to try and influence the election in favor of President Trump,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:07:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “What are we supposed to do to stop that? We're supposed to parachute in as a global policeman and hold up a stop sign and say, stop this Turkey! Stop this, Russia! Stop this, Iran,” External link

thenational Monday, February 24, 2020 9:49:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The president made it very clear the last time we were close to signing a deal with the Taliban and they engaged in some malign activity. They had a vehicle-borne [improvised explosive device] that killed a number of people, including one American, and the president pulled back from signing the deal,” External link

washtimes Monday, February 24, 2020 6:32:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “There’s no briefing that I’ve received, that the president has received, that says that President Putin is doing anything to try and influence the election in favor of President Trump,” External link

nytimes Monday, February 24, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I just said 'on the the Gold Coast,' and she came to me with her story of where she lost it, and 'I was like yep, it was 100 per cent yours.'" External link

abc-au Sunday, February 23, 2020 11:18:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Improvised Explosive Device ) : “The president made it very clear the last time we were close to signing a deal with the Taliban and they engaged in some malign activity they had a vehicle-borne IED [Improvised Explosive Device] that killed a number of people, including one American, and the president pulled back from signing the deal,” External link

washtimes Sunday, February 23, 2020 7:08:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Bernie Sanders ) : “Well, there are these reports that they want Bernie Sanders to get elected president. That’s no surprise. He honeymooned in Moscow,” External link

washtimes Sunday, February 23, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “What I will tell you is that I do think the Russians and the Chinese and others like to sow disruption in the American electorate,” “And that doesn’t mean because they prefer a particular candidate. It’s because these are autocratic regimes that don’t believe in democracy and they’d like to see Americans at each other’s throat” External link

washtimes Sunday, February 23, 2020 5:03:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “While I’m sad to lose an important member of our team,” External link

nytimes Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:26:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Dan Brouillette ) : “While I’m sad to lose an important member of our team, Victoria will be a big asset to Secretary Brouillette as he executes the president’s energy security policy priorities,” External link

washtimes Thursday, February 20, 2020 7:38:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told ( about Donald Trump ) : “We want to be 180 degrees apart from Donald Trump around financial conflicts of interest,” External link

worcesternews Wednesday, February 19, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien told ( about Donald Trump ) : “We want to be 180 degrees apart from Donald Trump around financial conflicts of interest,” External link

wandsworthguardian Wednesday, February 19, 2020 9:41:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien told ( about Donald Trump ) : “We want to be 180 degrees apart from Donald Trump around financial conflicts of interest,” External link

itv Wednesday, February 19, 2020 8:32:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "For somebody whose first car was a VH Commodore, I'm gutted to see Holden close," External link

9news Monday, February 17, 2020 7:37:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We had no green before and now we don't need to feed our cattle anymore," External link

abc-au Monday, February 17, 2020 1:18:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “When he flashed his heartwarming smile at me,” External link

nytimes Saturday, February 15, 2020 3:09:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “It’s very frustrating. I have so much inside, my love for him and his family,” External link

thecourier Friday, February 14, 2020 9:12:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “It’s very frustrating. I have so much inside, my love for him and his family,” External link

pressandjournal Friday, February 14, 2020 8:34:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “It’s very frustrating. I have so much inside, my love for him and his family,” External link

wandsworthguardian Friday, February 14, 2020 8:28:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “It’s very frustrating. I have so much inside, my love for him and his family,” External link

irishexaminer Friday, February 14, 2020 8:13:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Michael McCormack ) : "There was never a falling out," "I am a proud member of a Coalition Government and I support Michael McCormack as my Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Regional Development" External link

qt Friday, February 14, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “This is the first anyone in Ireland has heard of this method of testing using micrograms over milligrams,” “There is a clear disconnect between what the FSAI says is standard and what others are practising” External link

irishtimes Thursday, February 13, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I had a very strong family around me, but there were things they couldn't help me with," External link

9news Thursday, February 13, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "It's appalling, it's sickening, they've shown no empathy whatsoever to victims, and to downplay the role just shouts in the face of science," External link

abc-au Thursday, February 13, 2020 5:10:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien told : “We’ll have to see as to whether another summit between the leaders is appropriate,” External link

washtimes Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We’d like to see negotiations continue if they are negotiations that lead to North Korea honoring the commitment that Chairman Kim made in Singapore,” External link

washtimes Thursday, February 13, 2020 4:30:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The president has to have confidence in the folks on his National Security Council staff to ensure that they are committed to executing the agenda that he was elected by the American people to deliver,” External link

washtimes Thursday, February 13, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The president had made it very clear that there will have to be a reduction in violence and there will have to be meaningful intra-Afghan talks for things to move forward,” External link

thenational Wednesday, February 12, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We have contributed a tremendous amount of blood and treasure to Afghanistan, but it’s time for America to come home,” “We want to make sure that Afghanistan doesn’t become a safe haven for terrorism again” External link

thenational Wednesday, February 12, 2020 11:56:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “This is alarming because Chinese companies, by law, must comply with directives of the Chinese Communist Party,” “Strategically, we see a company that can use its position in the market to advance the aims of the Chinese Communist Party” External link

nytimes Wednesday, February 12, 2020 3:38:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The heartbreak is still impossible to bear. The death of Kenneth was made all the more traumatic due to the circumstances of his body’s treatment and recovery. To be told that our beloved Ken was dismembered and dumped into the canal like unwanted items or rubbish was so horrific, it is hard to articulate and put into words,” External link

leinsterleader Tuesday, February 11, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “this discussion led to a family decision of not coming forward which in turn led to Ken’s murderer being at large weeks after committing the crime” External link

leinsterleader Tuesday, February 11, 2020 9:02:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien says : “People’s eating habits have changed, and we had to become more relevant,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, February 11, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien says : “We had about 40 per cent of Canadian households in our database, but we weren’t using this information,” “This is information that could build value for the customers and also build value for us” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, February 11, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien says : “The average commuting time [in Canada] has doubled since the 1980s, so they’re getting home later,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, February 11, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien says : “We were careful to shield people’s identities, while we downloaded to them something like 25 million transactions,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, February 11, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien says : “For example, we know that people in certain areas buy our chicken more often than in other areas – we can let them know when new chicken products are available or when there are sales,” “Other people might buy our pot roasts and then not buy them again for a while. Yet they tell us they like it, so we can remind them. It works” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, February 11, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien says : “We’re opening new stores, but we also see areas that are too small to support a store, but where we notice customers who would like to buy our products. In those areas, we partner with local merchants and install branded shelf space in their stores,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, February 11, 2020 3:46:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The heartbreak is still impossible to bear. The death of Kenneth was made all the more traumatic due to the circumstances of his body’s treatment and recovery. To be told that our beloved Ken was dismembered and dumped into the canal like unwanted items or rubbish was so horrific, it is hard to articulate and put into words,” External link

independent-ie Monday, February 10, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “this discussion led to a family decision of not coming forward which in turn led to Ken’s murderer being at large weeks after committing the crime” External link

independent-ie Monday, February 10, 2020 7:59:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “No, my decision was made last September and nobody could have predicted this. I’ve 20 years of it (politics) I’m happy to handout over to Tommy and wish him all the best. He’s going to make a fantastic TD” External link

eecho Monday, February 10, 2020 12:31:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Liberal Parti ) : "When Queensland LNP members come to Canberra they sit in either the Nationals party room or the Liberal party room. However, my decision today means that I am seeking to not sit in either party rooms," External link

abc-au Monday, February 10, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "My call to Daniel Andrews and the Prime Minister is don’t do a half-baked airport rail link and don’t sell Victoria out," External link

theage Monday, February 10, 2020 8:29:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “No, my decision was made last September and nobody could have predicted this. I’ve 20 years of it (politics) I’m happy to handout over to Tommy and wish him all the best. He’s going to make a fantastic TD” External link

eecho Monday, February 10, 2020 8:17:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "My call to Daniel Andrews and the Prime Minister is; don’t do a half-baked airport rail link and don’t sell Victoria out," External link

theage Monday, February 10, 2020 7:29:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "between a rock and hard place" External link

smh Monday, February 10, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Daniel Andrews ) : "My call to Daniel Andrews and the Prime Minister is; don’t do a half-baked airport rail link and don’t sell Victoria out," External link

smh Monday, February 10, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “No, my decision was made last September and nobody could have predicted this. I’ve 20 years of it (politics) I’m happy to handout over to Tommy and wish him all the best. He’s going to make a fantastic TD” External link

eecho Monday, February 10, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “No, my decision was made last September and nobody could have predicted this. I’ve 20 years of it (politics) I’m happy to handout over to Tommy and wish him all the best. He’s going to make a fantastic TD” External link

eecho Sunday, February 9, 2020 9:54:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “No, my decision was made last September and nobody could have predicted this. I’ve 20 years of it (politics) I’m happy to handout over to Tommy and wish him all the best. He’s going to make a fantastic TD” External link

eecho Sunday, February 9, 2020 3:39:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “No, my decision was made last September and nobody could have predicted this. I’ve 20 years of it (politics) I’m happy to handout over to Tommy and wish him all the best. He’s going to make a fantastic TD” External link

eecho Sunday, February 9, 2020 2:38:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “No, my decision was made last September and nobody could have predicted this. I’ve 20 years of it (politics) I’m happy to handout over to Tommy and wish him all the best. He’s going to make a fantastic TD” External link

eecho Sunday, February 9, 2020 1:32:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien remarked : “If you throw chewing gum onto the ground, you’re not someone who is going to look at signs … that’s just my opinion” External link

carlow-nationalist Saturday, February 8, 2020 5:09:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "You can't take my vote for granted ... I'll be looking at everything," External link

yahoo-au Thursday, February 6, 2020 8:35:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : “We call on the Chinese, the Russians and the Cubans to knock it off and to get out of Venezuela and let the Venezuelans control their own destiny,” External link

washtimes Thursday, February 6, 2020 1:57:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “This could be the last opportunity for a two-state solution,” “The Israeli birth rate is strong and is growing because sadly anti-Semitism in Europe and other places around the world is encouraging more Jews to return to Israel. The settlements are going to continue to expand. If this freeze on settlements doesn’t hold. If this peace process doesn’t work, it may be physically impossible to have a two-state solution” External link

independent-UK Thursday, February 6, 2020 4:43:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien told : “We call on the Chinese, the Russians and the Cubans to knock it off and to get out of Venezuela and let the Venezuelans control their own destiny,” External link

washtimes Thursday, February 6, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I called the police, went to work - I work in insurance so I made the claim, I was getting on with my day - then I got a call from my mate James," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, February 5, 2020 11:30:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I called the police, went to work - I work in insurance so I made the claim, I was getting on with my day - then I got a call from my mate James," External link

bordermail Wednesday, February 5, 2020 10:32:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "So far, the Chinese have been more transparent certainly than in past crises and we appreciate that," External link

straitstimesSG Tuesday, February 4, 2020 11:37:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Anything further is a matter for the party room," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, February 3, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Anything further is a matter for the party room," External link

illawarramercury Monday, February 3, 2020 11:11:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Wilbur Ross ) : “I think what Commerce Secretary Ross is saying is there’s a danger, there’s a risk factor in doing that, and wouldn’t it be better if we had supply chains and factories here in the U.S.?” External link

nytimes Monday, February 3, 2020 9:06:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Wilbur Ross ) : “I think what Commerce Secretary Ross is saying is there’s a danger, there’s a risk factor in doing that, and wouldn’t it be better if we had supply chains and factories here in the U.S.?” External link

nytimes Monday, February 3, 2020 5:46:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “While I might want to take part in a sports group, I might not want all members of the club to know my mobile, which can then be copied, saved and used for other purposes,” “Administrators and organisations need to recognise that non-compliance carries significant risk to the organisation and therefore the convenience of consumer based tools needs to be balanced against appropriate controls to protect the privacy and safety of members” External link

irishtimes Wednesday, January 29, 2020 11:51:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We shifted our conference because we thought it was really important to send a message to Victoria and to the country that the North East is open for business," "We wanted a chance to meet people who have been affected by the bushfires up here, listen to them and understand how we can help them to bounce back" External link

bordermail Wednesday, January 29, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Getting feed urgently to those farmers is important, but the other thing is fencing," External link

bordermail Wednesday, January 29, 2020 10:59:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien told ( about Rabindranath Tagore ) : “What else can one expect from this Mo-Sh (Modi-Shah) government, who know nothing about Bengal. Remember, the Home Minister once said Rabindranath Tagore was born in Shantiniketan and the BJP State president thought Vidyasagar wrote Sahaj Path,” External link

thehindu Sunday, January 26, 2020 6:26:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "He cannot take back what he has done but he does apologise for it. " External link

chroniclelive Thursday, January 23, 2020 11:49:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "In an ideal world, you'd have a consistent national policy that everyone was happy to sign up to, but we don't live in an ideal world," External link

theage Wednesday, January 22, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We really need to focus on practical measures that are designed to help tackle climate change, to help communities adapt to the fact climate change is happening," External link

theage Wednesday, January 22, 2020 4:28:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We have some really lousy days in this job when it doesn’t go our way so thanks to these guys for coming in – I’m chuffed to bits, I really am” External link

pressandjournal Wednesday, January 22, 2020 1:44:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “we have a Sinn Féin party running approximately 40 candidates - if all of them were elected they still wouldn’t be in Government” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “What people want is action on housing,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:08:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “we have a Sinn Féin party running approximately 40 candidates - if all of them were elected they wouldn’t be in Government” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, January 21, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “What people want is action on housing,” External link

irishexaminer Tuesday, January 21, 2020 5:18:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Because of damage to the historic structure we will start with an Enabling Works contract with additional investigations and clearing away and making the site safe,” “It is about a two year build, subject to funding. I’d like to think if all goes well that in three years time it will be nearly finished,” External link

leinsterexpress Tuesday, January 21, 2020 3:32:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "He cannot take back what he has done but he does apologise for it. " External link

chroniclelive Tuesday, January 21, 2020 11:24:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We are calling for education not legislation. It is the government’s job to educate its people not the chef’s job. Chefs are culinary artists and cooking is an art, not an exact science. Chefs use fresh ingredients – we cook with the senses of smell and taste, adding a little extra when needed. Dishes are not and should not be uniform. Every fish fillet or rack of lamb isn’t precisely the same size and doesn’t have exactly the same fat content,” External link

westernpeople Monday, January 20, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien told : "We are well behind the European average for home ownership because Fine Gael are pushing people into a rip-off rental market that's there," External link

independent-ie Sunday, January 19, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "If we're elected, we will bring that in straight away and that means schemes up to €6m or 50 homes would be built by local authorities without going through endless red tape and I want to expand that to €10m over time," External link

independent-ie Sunday, January 19, 2020 5:38:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "Bringing parliament to East Gippsland and northeast Victoria will give these communities the chance to tell MPs face to face what they need to help them recover," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, January 19, 2020 2:08:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien explained : “Irish food has grown in quality and reputation by leaps and bounds over the last 15 years; implementing this legislation will set it right back. So, I urge all catering staff to tell politicians to keep our jobs safe and secure. Let’s prevent this mandatory calorie count on menus of any restaurant or cafe that is not a chain with more than five outlets. The restaurant business is highly labour intensive and a great financial contributor to local economies” External link

con-telegraph Friday, January 17, 2020 2:43:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Look, it’s always difficult, even with the exquisite intelligence that we have, to know exactly what the targets are,” “We knew there were threats to American facilities, now whether they were bases, embassies — you know it’s always hard until the attack happens” External link

nytimes Monday, January 13, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Look, it’s always difficult, even with the exquisite intelligence that we have, to know exactly what the targets are,” “We knew there were threats to American facilities, now whether they were bases, embassies — you know it’s always hard until the attack happens” External link

nytimes Sunday, January 12, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Look, it’s always difficult, even with the exquisite intelligence that we have, to know exactly what the targets are,” “We knew there were threats to American facilities, now whether they were bases, embassies — you know it’s always hard until the attack happens” External link

nytimes Sunday, January 12, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "the Australian people should be at the centre of any approval process" "If we're serious about reducing greenhouse gas emissions, we can't simply ignore this zero-emissions baseload technology," External link

bordermail Sunday, January 12, 2020 4:45:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The proposed one-off payment for firefighters will not provide the financial security that households and communities need given the size and scale of this bushfire crisis," External link

smh Saturday, January 11, 2020 4:27:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "The proposed one-off payment for firefighters will not provide the financial security that households and communities need given the size and scale of this bushfire crisis," External link

watoday Saturday, January 11, 2020 4:09:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "It's so, so important for young kids in the community to know how to dial triple-0 and to recite their address," "Zoe did such a fantastic job" External link

qt Thursday, January 9, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "We need to show the people of the North East that while a lot of the media focus in Melbourne has been on Gippsland fires we know the North East has been badly affected," "We want to let people here know we know that they're going through a bloody tough time and we want them to know we will be there for them and we will be fighting for them to get through this and bounce back and recover" External link

bordermail Wednesday, January 8, 2020 8:12:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Mike Pompeo ) : “I don’t think Secretary Pompeo thought that this was the right time for Mr. Zarif to come to the United States, and whenever he comes to New York, he spreads propaganda,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, January 8, 2020 3:57:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Mike Pompeo ) : “I don’t think Secretary Pompeo thought that this was the right time for Mr. Zarif to come to the United States, and whenever he comes to New York, he spreads propaganda,” External link

nytimes Wednesday, January 8, 2020 3:26:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “I don’t think Secretary Pompeo thought that this was the right time for Mr. Zarif to come to the United States, and whenever he comes to New York, he spreads propaganda,” External link

msn-uk Wednesday, January 8, 2020 3:07:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The sector is coming together – providers and workers – because of the crisis in funding and low pay. It is undermining the quality and sustainability of services and people are struggling to make ends meet,” External link

irishtimes Tuesday, January 7, 2020 11:50:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Mike Pompeo ) : “I don’t think Secretary Pompeo thought that this was the right time for Mr. Zarif to come to the United States, and whenever he comes to New York, he spreads propaganda,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, January 7, 2020 9:34:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “It was a double hit for some,” External link

westernpeople Tuesday, January 7, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “It was so hot and dry in Stanthorpe. The fields were like dust,” External link

westernpeople Tuesday, January 7, 2020 6:17:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said ( about Mike Pompeo ) : “I don’t think Secretary Pompeo thought that this was the right time for Mr. Zarif to come to the United States, and whenever he comes to New York, he spreads propaganda,” External link

nytimes Tuesday, January 7, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “When an experience has many layers of information to unveil, it’s probably a good bet to repeat it,” “The rub is that it’s hard to tell which experiences will be like this, and our studies show that people are too quick to assume that they’ve ‘seen all the layers’ even in those cases where they haven’t” External link

nytimes Monday, January 6, 2020 10:12:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “When an experience has many layers of information to unveil, it’s probably a good bet to repeat it,” “The rub is that it’s hard to tell which experiences will be like this, and our studies show that people are too quick to assume that they’ve ‘seen all the layers’ even in those cases where they haven’t” External link

nytimes Monday, January 6, 2020 6:56:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I am announcing today that I will not be contesting the next general election. This has been a difficult decision for me to make and it is one that I have made after several months of consideration. " External link

RTERadio Monday, January 6, 2020 2:17:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “Make the monthly payments high enough that it hurts,” External link

nytimes Monday, January 6, 2020 2:05:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "I am announcing today that I will not be contesting the next General Election.This has been a difficult decision for me to make and it is one that I have made after several months of consideration" "I have had the great privilege and honour to serve the people of Cork for twenty years as a Sinn Féin elected representative, first as a member of Cork City Council for 11 years and the last 9 years as a TD," External link

irishexaminer Monday, January 6, 2020 1:20:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “When an experience has many layers of information to unveil, it’s probably a good bet to repeat it,” “The rub is that it’s hard to tell which experiences will be like this, and our studies show that people are too quick to assume that they’ve ‘seen all the layers’ even in those cases where they haven’t” External link

nytimes Saturday, January 4, 2020 5:00:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We had the right to self-defense,” External link

nytimes Saturday, January 4, 2020 4:32:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : "It's so extensive. It's predominantly a bush area so it's not surprising we have fires but the scale of these fires is really unprecedented," External link

smh Friday, January 3, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “The NSC staff became bloated during the prior administration,” “The NSC is a coordinating body. I am trying to get us back to a lean and efficient staff that can get the job done, can coordinate with our interagency partners, and make sure the president receives the best advice he needs to make the decisions necessary to keep the American people safe” External link

washtimes Wednesday, January 1, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “I just don’t think that we need the numbers of people that it expanded to under the last administration to do this job right,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, January 1, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “We have time carved out of the calendar every week for principal committee meetings … so that we can really make policy across the interagency and ensure that the president is getting the best advice possible,” “We want to coordinate that policy, and so far I think we have had a lot of success” External link

washtimes Wednesday, January 1, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “So we’re putting together a very professional, solid management/leadership team. So far, it is going very well. Morale is high at NSC,” External link

washtimes Wednesday, January 1, 2020 4:06:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “When an experience has many layers of information to unveil, it’s probably a good bet to repeat it,” “The rub is that it’s hard to tell which experiences will be like this, and our studies show that people are too quick to assume that they’ve ‘seen all the layers’ even in those cases where they haven’t” External link

ghanaweb Monday, December 30, 2019 8:49:00 PM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “If Kim Jong Un takes that approach, we’ll be extraordinarily disappointed, and we’ll demonstrate that disappointment,” External link

msn-uk Monday, December 30, 2019 8:17:00 AM EAT

Mr O Brien said : “When an experience has many layers of information to unveil, it’s probably a good bet to repeat it,” “The rub is that it’s hard to tell which experiences will be like this, and our studies show that people are too quick to assume that they’ve ‘seen all the layers’ even in those cases where they haven’t” External link

nytimes Friday, December 27, 2019 8:58:00 AM EAT



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examiner13.33%EN08/12/201712/08/2017
farmer3.33%EN02/14/201714/02/2017
former broker3.33%EN10/27/201627/10/2016
broker3.33%EN10/27/201627/10/2016
un under-secretary6.67%EN10/02/201602/10/2016
fisherman3.33%EN08/17/201617/08/2016
herald10.00%EN08/07/201607/08/2016
chief executive6.67%EN07/21/201621/07/2016
former teacher3.33%EN05/23/201623/05/2016
barrister3.33%EN03/07/201407/03/2014
state solicitor3.33%EN03/04/201404/03/2014
retailers3.33%EN02/28/201428/02/2014
commissioners13.33%EN02/14/201414/02/2014
chairman10.00%EN02/12/201412/02/2014
Names Lang Count
Mr O'BrienEN52.86%
Mr O’BrienEN23.90%
Mr. O'BrienEN22.44%
Mr O' BrienEN0.66%
Mr O'BrienSA0.13%


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