Howlin calls for Rosslare upgrade

Howlin calls for Rosslare upgrade Brendan Howlin Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin has called for Rosslare Europort to be upgraded to a Tier One port in the context of Brexit. Addressing the Dail last week, the Wexford...

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...

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...

Is housing the best use of this prime city centre site?

Is housing the best use of this prime city centre site? (Stock picture) It's very good news that the Government finally appears to be moving to provide quality affordable housing for low and middle-income earners. St Michael's...

Richard Curran: Apocalyptic no-deal Brexit predictions are starting to look hollow

Richard Curran: Apocalyptic no-deal Brexit predictions are starting to look hollow Boris Johnson may be forgotten but not gone, but there is hope for the future in Theresa May’s White Paper Paschal Donohoe has been warning...

‘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...

Ibec issues stark warning about Ireland’s competitiveness as it calls for boost to local...

Ibec issues stark warning about Ireland's competitiveness as it calls for boost to local firms and higher education Ibec has repeated its long-standing demand that the Government abandon a 'rainy-day fund'. Stock Image Business and employer...

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...

Business sentiment weakens as Brexit and trade fears weigh

Business sentiment weakens as Brexit and trade fears weigh KBC Bank Ireland chief executive Wim Verbraeken Irish business sentiment has weakened since the spring as geopolitical uncertainty weighs on firms' expectations. Although firms were still positive on...

Fine weather and drought put the brakes on wind and hydro power

Fine weather and drought put the brakes on wind and hydro power “Because of the intermittent nature of wind, we always make sure there is conventional electricity generation available to keep the lights on when...

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