Thursday, January 24, 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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Lindy McDowell: Doting parents who sing the praises of children for next to nothing do their little ones more harm than good (stock photo) I was sitting quietly in a local coffee shop the other day, minding my own business and...
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...

Treasures: True to type

Treasures: True to type Ireland's fine arts, antiques and collectables column This red Valentine sold for €52,245 in 2016Cartier ruby bracelet Tom Hanks is a famous typewriter anorak. In 2013, the Oscar-winning actor wrote in the New York Times that there are...

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