Monday, May 20, 2019
Pain for Exporters: Sterling stuck near 14-month low despite strong retail data Stock image Sterling languished near 14-month lows on Thursday, and strong British retail sales did little to support the currency hamstrung by fears about Britain leaving the European Union. Hot...
Diversification beyond Ireland can help firms manage risk 'The economic case for increasing the number of Irish exporters, and for increasing activity levels of those already exporting, is clear'. Stock image Indigenous exporters play a vital role in the Irish economy....
Middle Ireland is already squeezed - it shouldn't pay again 'Some two million people are the beneficiaries of social welfare payments in this State, prompting some to brand us a Welfare Nation' (stock photo) When officials in this country need to...
'Today a new day is dawning' - Slashing spending puts Greece in surplus after bailout turmoil Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said the country had good reason to expect better days ahead after formally exiting its last financial bailout, putting...
Businesses failing to prepare despite no-deal Brexit fear Catherine Moroney of AIB. Photo: Steve Humphreys The vast majority of Irish businesses still do not have a Brexit plan in place, despite 70pc of firms expecting the UK's departure from the EU...
Delaney: We priced tickets too high but we will clear the debt FAI Chief executive John Delaney FAI CEO John Delaney has admitted that the association made a mistake on the pricing of 10-year tickets for the Aviva Stadium. But the FAI...
Greece’s PM visits home of Odysseus to declare end to bailout Alexis Tsipras declared his country would become ‘normal’ again after its modern ‘odyssey’. Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras delivers a speech from the western Greek island of Ithaca, legendary home...
ICOS offers grants to rural projects Paddy Beirne, Knockmaine, Athleague, Co Roscommon and his grandson Kevin pictured with their Champion Galway ram at Roscommon Agricultural Show last weekend Applications are due to open shortly for the Golden Jubilee Trust grants which...
Brexit brief: London mayor Khan consults disaster planners over no deal London mayor Sadiq Khan London's mayor Sadiq Khan has asked the organisation that deals with militant attacks and disasters in the British capital to assess the impact of a no-deal...
Record-breaking stalwart fears for rural shows' future Pictured at The Tullamore Show was Amy Edgewoods, Wiltshire, England with her Hereford in The Young Handler Competition, which she won. PIC COLIN ORIORDANPaddy Ryan A farmer who has devoted a lifetime to fostering community...

RECENT POSTS