US stocks skid as trade war worsens with new tariff threats

US stocks skid as trade war worsens with new tariff threats China’s government said it will take ‘firm and forceful measures’ if the new tariffs are enacted. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 219.21 points, or...

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...

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...

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...

Car prices ‘will soar by €3,000’ unless Government acts on emissions system

Car prices 'will soar by €3,000' unless Government acts on emissions system New car prices could soar by €3,000 under a new emissions system. Stock photo New car prices could soar by €3,000 under a new...

Government approves wider restrictions on the cultivation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in Ireland

Government approves wider restrictions on the cultivation of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in Ireland An ultralight helicopter hovers above a field with giant buckwheat letters saying: 'NO GMO' (Genetically Modified Organism) on October 9, 2008...

ECB reveals it wanted to strike balance on rate-rise guidance

ECB reveals it wanted to strike balance on rate-rise guidance ECB President Mario Draghi says protectionism is a risk European Central Bank officials wanted to balance precision with latitude when they offered investors new guidance on...

Cigarettes worth over €4.3m seized at Dublin Port

Cigarettes worth over €4.3m seized at Dublin Port With a retail value of over €4.3 million, the seizure represents a potential loss to the Exchequer of approximately €3.4 million. Revenue seized 7.9 million cigarettes at Dublin...

Farmers and car buyers win from EU-Japan deal

Farmers and car buyers win from EU-Japan deal Farmers and car buyers win from EU-Japan dealThe price of Japanese cars will come down as tariffs are phased out Irish farmers and food processors stand to be...

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,...

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