Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Argentina raises interest rate to 60% as peso plunges

Argentina raises interest rate to 60% as peso plunges The peso fell more than 15% against the dollar on Thursday. A man watches dollar rates outside an exchange house in Buenos Aires (Natacha...

It’s time to diversify to survive new era of modest market gains

It's time to diversify to survive new era of modest market gains   The ECB still appears likely to increase interest rates in 2019. This is good news for savers but the scope...

Eva helps sniff out more than 12,000 smuggled cigarettes

Eva helps sniff out more than 12,000 smuggled cigarettes Customs detector dog EvaThe haul of 12,920 cigarettes discovered at Rosslare Europort Revenue officers have seized 12,920 cigarettes that were smuggled into the country...

Graigue’s spirit of enterprise impresses judges

Graigue's spirit of enterprise impresses judges Judges for Bank of Ireland's national competition to find the country's most enterprising town visited Graiguenamanagh where they were given a royal welcome and a tour...

Venezuelan authorities to hold seized Smurfit Kappa plant for three months

Venezuelan authorities to hold seized Smurfit Kappa plant for three months Smurfit Kappa has said it is no longer responsible for the plant. Photo: Bloomberg Smurfit Kappa has confirmed that the Venezuelan government...

Farmers and villagers hit out at plans to hunt for gold in beauty spot

Farmers and villagers hit out at plans to hunt for gold in beauty spot Locals are concerned about environmental damage. (Getty Images/Lonely Planet Image) A plan to search for precious metals including gold...

Labour is lost at sea but there’s no guarantee a new captain will help

Labour is lost at sea but there's no guarantee a new captain will help   Brendan Howlin. Photo: Frank McGrath If Brendan Howlin feels like the walls are caving in around him, it's probably...

It’s all about Fleadh in Swords this weekend

It's all about Fleadh in Swords this weekend The Fingal Fleadh returns to Swords Castle this weekend with a hugely exciting programme of free concerts, workshops and sessions from some of the...

Early school start hits tourism earnings by 10pc

Early school start hits tourism earnings by 10pc Sophie Turley (4), from Forkhill, enjoying the heatwave earlier this summer at Blackrock beach in Co Louth. Photo: Arthur Carron The early start of the...

Sinn Fein looks to develop health service policy in wake of Brexit

Sinn Fein looks to develop health service policy in wake of Brexit Louise O’Reilly TD said that in the context of Brexit, the issue of how health services will be affected is...

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‘We do have to prioritise’ – Taoiseach shares biggest hints yet...

'We do have to prioritise' - Taoiseach shares biggest hints yet on upcoming Budget 2019 Older people can look forward to a €5 increase in...

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