Saturday, May 25, 2019
Ibec issues warning over 'complacency' Business group Ibec expects the economy to grow by 5.7pc this year, but warned against "complacency" over the country's competitive offering. In its latest quarterly economic outlook, the group said businesses are finding it increasingly difficult...
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...
Teflon Trump's rise in the polls makes second term more likely Divisions between conservatives and liberals in America are deepening fast, writes Dan O'Brien Donald Trump (AP Photo/Hans Pennink) August's slower pace allows more time for reading and reflection. I've been reading...
'Economic recovery is a mirage for me and my farming family' It is clear that for many farmers survival without an off-farm income will not be possible. Stock image.Photo posed Q My wife and I have been farming since we got...

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Thinking of buying new or trading up this year? Here are answers to your crucial questions   BMW X5 Car-value expert Gillian Keogh teams up with Motoring Editor Eddie Cunningham to help you make the right choice with your next purchase. Gillian...
Runrig hail fans ahead of sell-out farewell concerts The group will perform live for the last time in Stirling after 45 years in music. Runrig will perform two nights at City Park in Stirling (Whyler Photos/PA) Runrig have paid tribute to their...
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...
China and US to hold next round of trade talks in late August US President Donald Trump’s “America First” slogan had caused only economic trouble for the country, including US soybean farmers. China said it will hold a fresh round of...
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...
Comment: Hiking VAT on tourism would raise Brexit stakes A German couple kiss during a walk along the Cliffs of Moher in Co Clare. Photo: Brian Arthur Each year, at about this time, there is a lot of speculation about the...

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