Department of Business pays out €300,000 to OECD for ‘policy roadmap’

Department of Business pays out €300,000 to OECD for 'policy roadmap' Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation Minister Heather Humphries The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation is to pay the OECD €300,000 for a 20-page...

Fears of Brexit ‘doomsday’ spark race against time

Fears of Brexit ‘doomsday’ spark race against time 1,000 customs staff and vets to tackle fallout Taoiseach Leo Varadkar speaking at Derrynane house, Co Kerry, after a Cabinet meeting. Photo: Frank McGrath The Government is facing a...

‘Health workers were dying left, right and centre. It was one of the most...

'Health workers were dying left, right and centre. It was one of the most difficult things' - Ireland's ambassador to Sierra Leone during the Ebola epidemic Dr Sinead Walsh (40) was Ireland's ambassador to Sierra...

EU pushes China on opening up economy

EU pushes China on opening up economy   President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker Picture: John Thys/AFP/Getty China could open its economy if it wished, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said, with the European Union...

Glenveagh seeks more than €200m to purchase sites

Glenveagh seeks more than €200m to purchase sites CEO Justin Bickle says the company is ahead of schedule Listed housebuilder Glenveagh Properties is looking to raise more than €200m in cash from investors. The fundraising, which is...

Euro zone bond yields nudge down as spotlight turns to Powell’s Fed testimony

Euro zone bond yields nudge down as spotlight turns to Powell's Fed testimony Image from Reuters Euro zone government bond yields inched down on Tuesday, with trade largely subdued ahead of a testimony by Federal Reserve...

What Irish consumers will be paying more for this year (and how we can...

What Irish consumers will be paying more for this year (and how we can save a few cents) Facing pricier groceries, clothes, washing machines, and DIY materials if trade war escalates Where could consumers be hit...

Theresa May is doing a ‘fantastic’ job on Brexit – Donald Trump backtracks on...

Theresa May is doing a 'fantastic' job on Brexit - Donald Trump backtracks on blueprint criticism Trump says looks forward to trade deal with UK In interview, had said UK PM May doing Brexit wrong...

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Heatwave drives consumer spending to fastest growth in almost two years Stock photo: PA Household expenditure increased in June, driven by the recent heatwave across the country. Consumer spending was up 5.5pc year-on-year last month, and up...

A bit nicer to the Brits but a bit nastier to Israel

A bit nicer to the Brits but a bit nastier to Israel Cartoonist: Jim Cogan Last week, we got some clarity on Brexit and the Presidency and saw the Seanad at work. Gavan Reilly on TV3 earned...

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