Consumers cooling off after heatwave spending splurge

Consumers cooling off after heatwave spending splurge Austin Hughes, KBC Ireland. Photo: Mac Innes photography Consumer sentiment is set to go off the boil after a summer heatwave that saw splurges on booze, ice-cream and barbecues. Two...

Samantha McCaughren: Barrister mag proves boom in heading into overdrive

Samantha McCaughren: Barrister mag proves boom in heading into overdrive Ellie Goulding serenaded Sheila Martin Signs that the economy is roaring and nearing Celtic Tiger levels of aplomb and bonhomie are as plentiful as snuff at...

Maduro: Fuel prices to spike in Venezuela to fight smugglers

Maduro: Fuel prices to spike in Venezuela to fight smugglers Filling up a tank of fuel in socialist Venezuela today costs less than one US cent. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro (Miraflores Presidential Palace/AP) Venezuela’s president Nicolas Maduro...

Aer Lingus slates DAA passenger traffic targets

Aer Lingus slates DAA passenger traffic targets 'The airline was making its initial response to the Aviation Regulator as part of what is likely to be a long determination process for setting the next price...

Funding falls despite rise in numbers cycling to work

Funding falls despite rise in numbers cycling to work Cycling infrastructure funding fell from 19 million euro to seven million, despite the number of people cycling to work rising by 43%. Hundreds of cyclists cross the...

Jody Corcoran: Shrill voices raining down on heads of the homeless

Jody Corcoran: Shrill voices raining down on heads of the homeless Insidious public reaction to homeless children in a Garda station informs 'do nothing' housing policy, writes Jody Corcoran HOMELESS: The photo that sparked a thousand...

India plans manned space flight by 2022

India plans manned space flight by 2022 PM Narendra Modi marked the country’s independence day with the announcement. Indian PM Narendra Modi, centre , unfurls the national flag on the country’s independence day (Manish Swarup/AP) India will...

Agricultural extravaganza as 60,000 enjoy Tullamore Show

Agricultural extravaganza as 60,000 enjoy Tullamore Show Patricia Moore (11) and JJ Keane (11), from Westport, Co Mayo, having a nap with their calves at the Tullamore Show. Photo: Colin O'Riordan A soft start to the...

Trump’s rotten economic plan is doing nothing for wage growth – or workers

Trump's rotten economic plan is doing nothing for wage growth - or workers Analysis President Trump’s economic policies are doing nothing for wage growth. Photo: Reuters Jason Furman, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers...

Ulster Bank under fire as it sells 5,200 mortgages to vulture fund

Ulster Bank under fire as it sells 5,200 mortgages to vulture fund Families 'thrown to wolves', say campaigners, with average arrears now reaching €61,000 Ulster Bank is under pressure to sell under-performing loans but campaigners want...

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