Tuesday, March 19, 2019

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Warning issued over iTunes gift card scam The State has denied the allegations that Apple, who employ 5,000 people at their European headquarters in Cork, were treated to a better corporation tax deal between 1991 and 2007 than other companies....
GlaxoSmithKline to close Sligo lab with loss of 165 jobs GlaxoSmithKline (PA) Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has announced it is to wind down its operations in Sligo, with the loss of 165 jobs. After operating in the region for more than 40...
Genoa disaster points to difficulties with ageing bridges Experts have pointed out that many bridges were designed to have a lifespan of only 50 years. The Morandi Bridge (AP) The bridge that collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa was considered...
How dairy farmers can get a 40% grant for the retrofitting of vacuum and milk pumps Milking parlour. In 2017 the Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland (SEAI) piloted a scheme for dairy farmers that offered grant support for the retrofitting of vacuum...
Varadkar using 'megaphone diplomacy' on Brexit, says FF Lisa Chambers said there has been virtually no progress. Photo: Tom Burke Fianna Fáil has accused the Taoiseach of using damaging "megaphone diplomacy" in the Brexit negotiations. The party's Brexit spokesperson launched one of...
Pictures: Better quality animals drive on the cattle prices' rally Pictures and prices from Carrigallen Mart 11/8/2018 Carrigallen Mart Special Sale Weanling Bulls Lot Number 558 Weight 460Kg DOB12/1/18 Breed CHX Sex Bull Price €1245 Photo Brian Farrell Last week saw the mart trade continue the recovery in prices...

Business World

Losses double to €391m at Norwegian Irish unit Photo: Bloomberg Norwegian Air International, the Dublin-based arm of the Scandinavian carrier, made a $445.7m (€391.1m) loss last year, almost double the loss it posted in 2016. The company said the increased loss was...
Pain for Exporters: Sterling stuck near 14-month low despite strong retail data Stock image Sterling languished near 14-month lows on Thursday, and strong British retail sales did little to support the currency hamstrung by fears about Britain leaving the European Union. Hot...
Private equity giant TPG will play to partnership strengths Image from Reuters For years, Jim Coulter and David Bonderman, the billionaire co-founders of private equity titan TPG, flirted with the idea of selling shares in their own firm to the public. No...
Pig farmers target Supervalu over level of non-quality assured pigmeat on shelves IFA pigmeat farmers highlighting the amount of non Bord Bia quality assured pigmeat products in Supervalu. Pic: IFA Pig farmers say that over half the pigmeat in some Supervalu...

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