Saturday, November 17, 2018
Ulster Bank under fire as it sells 5,200 mortgages to vulture fund Families 'thrown to wolves', say campaigners, with average arrears now reaching €61,000 Ulster Bank is under pressure to sell under-performing loans but campaigners want it stopped until vulture funds...
Employment policy to focus on high-quality and sustainable jobs Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys. Photo: Mark Condren A major shift in the Government's jobs policy will see it target more employment in research, development and the green economy...
Agricultural extravaganza as 60,000 enjoy Tullamore Show Patricia Moore (11) and JJ Keane (11), from Westport, Co Mayo, having a nap with their calves at the Tullamore Show. Photo: Colin O'Riordan A soft start to the day didn't deter the 60,000...
Turkey urges US to 'stay loyal to Nato alliance' as currency crisis deepens A woman walks past by a board showing exchange rates in a currency exchange office in Istanbul. Photo: Reuters Turkey's foreign minister has called on the US to...
Ceol agus craic as crowds descend on Drogheda for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann Caoimhe Hegarty (10) from Cong, Co Mayo, entertains the crowds on the first day of the Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann yesterday. For the first time in its...
Thinking of buying new or trading up this year? Here are answers to your crucial questions   BMW X5 Car-value expert Gillian Keogh teams up with Motoring Editor Eddie Cunningham to help you make the right choice with your next purchase. Gillian...
Most manufacturers positive despite clouds from trade disputes Data compiled by Bloomberg shows that manufacturers in most countries are positive about the outlook. Stock image Manufacturers are on the front edge of the world economy. What they are witnessing and the decisions...
China stocks end lower after data shows economy cooling (stock picture) China stocks ended lower on Tuesday after data showed further signs of cooling in the country's economy and as trade war worries lingered. The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.5pc to 3,372.91...
Astronomers urging Irish businesses to reach for the stars The chair of the Irish Astronomy Society, the most popular of its kind in the world, says the country has a rich tradition in the field. Newgrange in County Meath (Niall Carson/PA) The...
Calls for minister to act as 640,000 Airbnb guests deepen housing crisis Airbnb hosts can expect to earn €2,000 over the summer. Stock picture Short-term property letting website Airbnb is reporting its busiest ever summer period in Ireland. But critics have responded...

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