Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Rise in people being treated a second time for alcohol addiction

Rise in people being treated a second time for alcohol addiction Stock picture The number of people in Ireland who are having to undergo a second attempt to beat the booze is on...

10 best things to do in Hong Kong – from dim sum to Disneyland

10 best things to do in Hong Kong - from dim sum to Disneyland Ireland now has direct flights to Hong Kong. Regular visitor Gillian Tsoi takes off to explore the Asian...

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Ryanair: Are we witnessing the slow death of free hand luggage? Ryanair is set to become the only European airline to charge for hand luggage. Will others follow suit? Frankfurt-Hahn Airport. Passengers board...

FTSE 100 knocked by stronger pound

FTSE 100 knocked by stronger pound London’s top flight closed the day down 47.18 points. Vodafone led the fallers (Yui Mok/PA) The FTSE 100 ended in negative territory on Thursday, dented by a resurgent...

Qatar plans ‘big new German investments’

Qatar plans 'big new German investments'   Qatar, the world's biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas (LNG), has shareholdings in companies including Volkswagen, Deutsche Bank, Siemens, Hochtief and SolarWorld. Stock photo Qatar plans to...

Hoteliers urge Government to keep 9 per cent VAT so industry can thrive

Hoteliers urge Government to keep 9 per cent VAT so industry can thrive Brian McNamara, Chair of the Wicklow IHF branch Hotel and guesthouse owners in Wicklow are calling on the Government to...

Irish education system needs ‘profound changes’ to secure our digital future

Irish education system needs 'profound changes' to secure our digital future Alastair Blair, country managing director for Accenture Ireland, at the firm’s Hanover Quay offices. Photo: Caroline Quinn. The managing director of Accenture...

Vodafone agrees AU$15bn deal to merge its Australian operations with TPG Telecom

Vodafone agrees AU$15bn deal to merge its Australian operations with TPG Telecom Stock photo Mobile phone giant Vodafone has agreed a AU$15bn (€9.3m) deal to merge its Australian operations with TPG Telecom. Vodafone said...

Bank of Ireland sign up in three-year partnership

Bank of Ireland sign up in three-year partnership This partnership now places Bank of Ireland at the heart of rugby across the island of Ireland. Stock image Connacht Rugby and Bank of Ireland...

Barratt books big rise in annual profits

Barratt books big rise in annual profits The housebuilder hailed an ‘outstanding’ year and said market conditions remain good. Barratt has posted an increase in profits (David Davies/PA) Housebuilder Barratt Developments has posted a...

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Tanaiste embarks on two-day visit to Finland, Estonia and Lithuania

Tanaiste embarks on two-day visit to Finland, Estonia and Lithuania Brexit will be high on the agenda as Simon Coveney meets with the foreign ministers...

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