Sunday, February 17, 2019
How fully employed workforce still 'two years off' 75pc of adults are at work in the UK, while less than 70pc are in Ireland. Stock photo The number of people out of work has dropped by 38,200 since last year -...
Boomtown Rats for Sligo Live '18 Band will play the Knocknarea Arena at the festival Iconic band The Boomtown Rats has just been announced for Sligo Live 2018. Festival organiser Rory O'Connor is delighted to reveal that Bob Geldof and the boys...
Predicting Brexit fallout 'easiest call in 25 years' - Carney BoE Governor Mark Carney is preparing for ‘disorderly’ exit Photo: Reuters Forecasting the immediate fallout from Britain's vote to the leave the European Union in June 2016 was "probably the easiest...
Blow for Liebherr employees Up to 800 staff at Liebherr in Killarney, who are on a three-day-week from September 1, have not been told for how long the cost-cutting measure will be in place. A letter of formal notice was sent...
Zimbabwe's ruling party wins majority in parliament, opposition questions poll Zimbabwe President and candidate Emmerson Mnangagwa Photo: AFP/GettyPeople look at results placed outside a polling station in Harare (AP)Supporters of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change party (MDC) of Nelson...
Varadkar: No convincing evidence of land bubble problem The Taoiseach acknowledged there was a significant amount of derelict land not being made available for development. Leo Varadkar denies that Ireland has a property bubble issue Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has denied that Ireland...
Bank of England raises rates but signals no rush for further hike as uncertain Brexit looms Mark Carney. Photo: Reuters The Bank of England pushed interest rates above their financial crisis lows on Thursday but signalled it was in no hurry...
EU touts jump in soybean imports from U.S. A trailer is filled with soybeans at a farm in Buda, Illinois, July 6, 2018. REUTERS/Daniel Acker/File Photo EU soybean imports from the United States almost quadrupled early in the new marketing year,...
Hotels face higher costs due to staff shortages Dublin hotels increased their profits by 12pc, according to a new survey. (stock photo) Ireland's resurgent hotel sector is facing competition for labour that is likely to push up costs for operators as...
Central Bank warns economy at risk of crisis from 'overheating' Mark Cassidy. Picture: Eleanor Keegan/Photocall Ireland The economy is at risk of overheating, the Central Bank's director of economics and statistics has warned, in its latest intervention in a matter of...

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