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...

Prices rise but Irish economy to outpace rest of EU

Prices rise but Irish economy to outpace rest of EU Prices of butter, flour, fish and cereal products were higher last month compared with a year ago. Stock photo: PA Rises in the cost of energy,...

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,...

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...

‘Don’t be afraid to fail’ – Irish Silicon Valley leader tells tech graduates

'Don't be afraid to fail' - Irish Silicon Valley leader tells tech graduates Sarah Friar, Square One of the most senior female business leaders in Silicon Valley has urged Irish graduates not to be afraid of...

Chinese economic growth slows in second quarter

Chinese economic growth slows in second quarter China's leader Xi Jinping China's economy expanded at a slower pace in the second quarter as Beijing's efforts to contain debt hurt activity, while June factory output growth weakened...

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...

US ups China trade war ante, threatens tariffs on $200bn of goods

US ups China trade war ante, threatens tariffs on $200bn of goods Image: AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin The Trump administration raised the stakes in its trade dispute with China, threatening 10pc tariffs on a list of $200bn...

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...

Fiona Ness: Helping staff cope with mother load can deliver for employer and employee

Fiona Ness: Helping staff cope with mother load can deliver for employer and employee Image: Getty Emoluments and perquisites: the sweeteners that can entice talented people to take up a job offer, or remain in a...

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