Employment policy to focus on high-quality and sustainable jobs

Employment policy to focus on high-quality and sustainable jobs Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys. Photo: Mark Condren A major shift in the Government's jobs policy will see it target more employment in research,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Forget penny-pinching with petrol-only Subaru

Forget penny-pinching with petrol-only Subaru   Priorities: The 2018 Impreza aims at safety and quality With petrol power coming back into favour, Subaru Impreza staff at their 11 dealerships here are under less pressure to explain why...

Thinking of buying new or trading up this year? Here are answers to your...

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...

Roddy Doyle’s Charlie Savage: A staycation in the Sunny South East

Roddy Doyle's Charlie Savage: A staycation in the Sunny South East   Illustration: Ben Hickey I was in the barber's and I thought I was going to get away with it. But then, just when I thought...

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...

Turkey raises tariffs on some US goods amid escalating feud

Turkey raises tariffs on some US goods amid escalating feud Tariffs on cars from America have been doubled to 120%. An oversized copy of a 200 Turkish lira banknote (AP) Turkey said Wednesday it is increasing tariffs...

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