Deal or no deal? Soft ­Brexit plan a hard sell for May

Deal or no deal? Soft ­Brexit plan a hard sell for May She's survived a bruising week. But as ­Eurosceptics predict Britain will end up a 'vassal state' and amid heavy scrutiny from ­Brussels, can...

Carney may give sterling lift as dollar’s influence wanes

Carney may give sterling lift as dollar's influence wanes Bank of England governor Mark Carney launching a new five pound note featuring a portrait of Winston Churchill. Photo: Stefan Wermuth - WPA Pool/Getty Images The euro...

RDS wants State to help with €60m revamp of famed venue

RDS wants State to help with €60m revamp of famed venue Interview: Michael Duffy CEO Michael Duffy says naming rights are one financing option the RDS has. Photo: Gerry Mooney As views from the office go Michael...

‘Fairer CAP’ needed to tackle east-west divide on payments

'Fairer CAP' needed to tackle east-west divide on payments The counties with highest number of farmers receiving payments over €100,000 were Cork and Meath, each with 29 recipients. Eighty-seven Irish farmers received in excess of €125,000...

Irish airspace set for its busiest-ever summer as flight movements soar

Irish airspace set for its busiest-ever summer as flight movements soar Irish airspace is set for its busiest-ever summer Total flights handled in Irish airspace for June 2018 was recorded at 112,005 movements, an increase of...

Science accolade for Karl’s Bricks 4 Kidz

Science accolade for Karl's Bricks 4 Kidz Karl Fitzpatrick The Irish head of an educational franchise has expressed his delight at the business being named a Discover Primary Science and Maths Centre. Karl Fitzpatrick is the Master...

Retailer cost cutting putting fresh milk supply in shops at risk warn dairy farmers

Retailer cost cutting putting fresh milk supply in shops at risk warn dairy farmers Jim Mulhall, a liquid milk supplier to Glanbia from Kilkenny. Image: Dylan Vaughan. Dairy farmers that produce fresh milk have hit out...

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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...

Dr Ciara Kelly: “We really need to realise that alcohol is a drug

Dr Ciara Kelly: "We really need to realise that alcohol is a drug Dr Ciara Kelly Last weekend there were calls from gardai and emergency first responders in west Cork for parents to act more responsibly,...

€17m cost of IDA’s overseas offices and staff revealed

€17m cost of IDA's overseas offices and staff revealed Heather Humphreys. Photo: Kyran O'Brien The IDA last year spent €17.17m on funding its operations overseas. New figures provided by the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation,...

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