Monday, May 20, 2019
Low-cost carrier Norwegian launches direct flights from Ireland to Canada Direct services to Hamilton, Ontario set for take-off in March 2019, the airline says The CN Tower in Toronto Norwegian will start a new daily service between Dublin and Hamilton, Ontario from...
Any election is madness while Brexit uncertainty continues Political rhetoric and posturing should be toned down as the Brexit deadline draws nearer, writes Brian Hayes WARNING: Angela Merkel said hard Brexit could hit ‘liquidity’. Photo: Markus Schreiber/AP We are in a strange...
Affordable homes plan lacks clear timeline Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy. Photo: Caroline Quinn Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy cannot guarantee affordable homes on State-owned lands will be available this year, despite a funding boost of €50m. Mr Murphy confirmed the additional funds would...
Housing bottleneck will worsen as population growth speeds up Dublin will need to build at least 200 homes a week Five years ago, as many wondered whether the green shoots were actually emerging, the Central Statistics Office (CSO) published its population...
Ireland must push for Brexit deal Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern. Picture: Tony Gavin The visit of European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker to Ireland last week, and the assurances he repeated in relation to the European Union's solidarity with this country in...
Carbon tax hikes will force up petrol, gas and heating oil prices Hikes are likely to take effect from October’s Budget. Stock Image: PA Home heating and motoring will become more expensive as carbon taxes are hiked to help tackle dangerous...
Poundworld denied £4.1m business rates lifeline ahead of collapse The Government’s revaluation of business rates was supposed to hand the retailer a tax cut. Poundworld has started stock clearance sales (Jane Barlow/PA) Poundworld was denied a £4.1 million lifeline before it went...

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Unemployment figures back at pre-bust levels Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe and Training Minister John Halligan with twin brothers Elliot (left) and Theo Brophy and Hanna McCarthy at the launch of a CSO statistics on the labour market. Photo: Robbie Reynolds Unemployment...
Eurozone agrees deal to pave way for end to Greece’s bailout It also got another injection of 15 billion euros under the deal. Greek finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos speaks with European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs Pierre Moscovici during a...
Queally to take bite of the European baby food market Pip & Pear owner Irene Queally is close to signing contracts in Germany and the Netherlands Chilled baby food business Pip & Pear is proving popular with busy parents who have...

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