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Farmers warn rural broadband rollout cannot 'fall off a cliff' IFA President Joe Healy. Picture: Finbarr O'Rourke Farmers have warned that the rollout of broadband to rural Ireland cannot be allowed to 'fall off the cliff' due to Brexit. The remarks by Irish Farmers' Association president Joe Healy came after Taoiseach Leo Varadkar indicated that the need for a Brexit bailout for...
Mary O'Rourke: 'Confidence and supply lacks a little respect' Micheal Martin is a fine leader and should seize his chance to steer FF to election success CONFIDENCE AND SUPPLY, PART ONE: In 1988, in the aftermath of Alan Dukes’s Tallaght strategy, Minister Mary O’Rourke, Taoiseach Charlie Haughey and Labour Minister Bertie Ahern meet for talks with teachers’ unions at Government Buildings Now,...
Revolut mulling acquisitions despite controversies The fintech unicorn is going on a hiring spree to support its growth ambitions. Revolut is considering acquisitions as part of its expansion strategy. Revolut is to press ahead with plans to enter the deal making arena, despite the digital bank coming under pressure over a string of controversies. The Press Association has learnt that the fast-growing fintech...
John Fagan: We are leaving nothing to chance after last year's lambing hardship John Fagan on his farm in Gartlandstown, Co. Westmeath. If you want to make lambing a success, preparation is key. Getting the feeding right is probably the most important thing that you can do: remember that whatever about under-feeding ewes, over-feeding them can also be just as bad. Get the...
© Reuters. Investing.com - The dollar slipped lower against a currency basket on Monday, while the euro pushed higher...
Varadkar: defamation laws are under review Denis O'Brien. Picture: Collins Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said his Government is carrying out a review of defamation law. He was speaking after businessman Denis O'Brien lost his High Court action alleging he was defamed in articles published in the Sunday Business Post. The total legal costs of that case, which ran for 17 days, could...
Warning over speculation on Bloody Sunday soldiers Wrong to second-guess forthcoming decision on former British paratroopers Fr Edward Daly waves a white handkerchief as he tries to escort 17-year-old Jackie Duddy. Duddy died of his injuries soon after and Daly administered the last rites Prosecutors in Northern Ireland have warned about speculating on imminent prosecution decisions over the soldiers who killed 14 civilians...
It's clear Trump obstructed US justice, claims committee chief Hanging on: Donald Trump grabs the US flag at a conference in Maryland at the weekend. Photo: AFP/Getty Images The Democrat chairman of the committee in charge of impeachment has said it is "very clear" US President Donald Trump obstructed justice. Jerrold Nadler has warned the House of Representative panel will request documents...
Restructuring safety net for SMEs rises to €200m Business Minister Heather Humphreys. Photo: Steve Humphreys The European Commission had agreed to increase Ireland's Rescue and Restructuring scheme budget to €200m from €20m. The move follows consultation between the Department of Business and the European Commission about the need to safeguard the future of Irish SMEs most exposed to Brexit. The scheme, first approved...
Dan O'Brien: 'We're on the road to becoming ungovernable - and that's the wrong road' The 33rd Dail may turn out to be as fragmented as the current one - which does not augur well for effective government 'If any party gets as many as 60 seats in the next 160-seat Dail, it will be doing well.' Stock picture A general election...

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