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...

Leo looks to the positives as FG eyes second seat in CNW

Leo looks to the positives as FG eyes second seat in CNW Taoiseach covers all the bases on visit to sunny Cork last Friday The final word which An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told the party faithful...

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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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...

‘Popularity cannot be an excuse for not complying’ – Airbnb ordered to make prices...

'Popularity cannot be an excuse for not complying' - Airbnb ordered to make prices more transparent (Stock picture) The European Union has told Airbnb to bring its terms and conditions into line with the bloc’s consumer...

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...

Revealed: how much RTE spent on Ireland’s Eurovision entry

Revealed: how much RTE spent on Ireland's Eurovision entry Ryan O’Shaughnessy from Ireland celebrates after securing a place in the Eurovision Song Contest final (Armando Franca/AP) Ireland made a triumphant return to Eurovision this year, with...

US proposes tariffs on 200bn dollars more in Chinese imports

US proposes tariffs on 200bn dollars more in Chinese imports Donald Trump has threatened to tax as much as 550 billion dollars. The US said the new levies are a response to China’s decision to retaliate...

Cullen in gear for vintage day

Cullen in gear for vintage day The hum of the threshing machine is awaited for the annual Cullen and District Special Needs Association Vintage Day this Sunday on the grounds of Cullen GAA Ground commencing...

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...

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