Saturday, November 17, 2018

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...

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...

Meat sector must diversify to avoid Brexit ‘catastrophe’

Meat sector must diversify to avoid Brexit 'catastrophe' Processors call for state aid in modernising plants and product development A no-deal Brexit would be “catastrophic” for Ireland’s €1.7billion  meat exports trade with Britain,...

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...

Young people enjoy being away from their iPhones more than you think

Young people enjoy being away from their iPhones more than you think Tralee man Jimmy O’Donnell has been a member of Tralee Scouts for nearly half a century. He chats to Stephen...

Typhoon Jebi: Japan issues evacuation notice for more than 1m people

Typhoon Jebi: Japan issues evacuation notice for more than 1m people Typhoon makes landfall in western Japan Evacuation advisories issued for more than 1 million people Tides in some areas highest since...

Redrow calls for Brexit clarity as profits rocket

Redrow calls for Brexit clarity as profits rocket The housing market has slowed markedly since the Brexit vote. Redrow has spoken out about Brexit (PA) Housebuilder Redrow has urged the Government to provide clarity...

Migrant labourers ‘risk slavery in UK following Brexit’

Migrant labourers 'risk slavery in UK following Brexit' Low-skilled workers are needed in UK for harvesting. Photo by John Moore/Getty Images Low-skilled migrants risk falling into slavery in post- Brexit Britain, where a...

Government should do more to save bees from extinction, says poll

Government should do more to save bees from extinction, says poll Bees are vital to environment. Photo: Garry O'Neill The Government is not doing enough to protect bees, a new poll has found. Bees...

BioMarin expands its Cork facility with €37m investment

BioMarin expands its Cork facility with €37m investment Minister Simon Coveney welcomed the news A LEADING drugs firm has confirmed a €40 million investment at their Cork plant with the creation of 51...

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Ilkay Gundogan receives mixed reception as Germany share goalless draw with...

Ilkay Gundogan receives mixed reception as Germany share goalless draw with World Cup winners France Germany's Ilkay Gundogan during the match. REUTERS/Michael Dalder It was not...

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