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Murphy insists he has 'more work to do' in housing amid talk of reshuffle Pipeline: Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy, centre, with Tony Keohane, chairman of Eriva, left, and Eamon Gallen, Irish Water MD, at the Vartry to Callowhill pipeline opening yesterday. Photo: Naoise Culhane Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has insisted he wants to stay in his brief which is now viewed...
Letters to the Editor: 'Policy to have reserve doctors on call needs to take flight' Nurses and junior doctors share many of the same issues, particularly in relation to safe staffing. (stock photo) As a non-consultant hospital doctor working on an acute medicine service in one of Ireland’s largest hospitals, I salute the efforts of my nursing colleagues as they continue...
Anti-eviction activist Ben Gilroy granted bail Ben Gilroy. Picture: Frank Mc Grath Anti-eviction activist Ben Gilroy has been granted bail for the duration of his High Court challenge to his continued detention at Mountjoy Prison where he is serving three months for contempt of court orders. Mr Justice Max Barrett adjourned until Tuesday the continued hearing of his application under Article 40...
© Reuters. The U.S. dollar rose on Monday. Investing.com - The U.S. dollar rallied from an earlier low as sterling...
Pixar’s latest short film surprises viewers with colourful language The eight-minute film follows Purl, a ball of yarn, as she navigates a new job in a male environment. A screen grab from Pixar’s latest SparkShort, Purl – (Disney.Pixar/YouTube) Pixar’s latest animation has wowed viewers not only with its original storytelling, but also with the language it includes. Purl is the first film from...
Toland: Aryzta sale ruled out Turnaround: Aryzta CEO Kevin Toland is overseeing the Project Renew plan he says will put the business back on its feet and save €90m annually Selling baked goods group Aryzta was never an option, even when it emerged its difficulties were "deeper" than previously envisaged, according to CEO Kevin Toland. And he insisted yesterday that the Swiss-Irish...

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FTSE 100 subdued as lack of political news fails to excite traders The blue-chip index closed 0.2% lower. The City of London skyline. London’s FTSE 100 index closed 0.2% higher (Jonathan Brady/PA) London’s blue-chip index was relatively subdued on Monday as a lack of political and economic news failed to excite traders. The FTSE 100 closed 13.91 points, or 0.2%, higher at 7,034.13,...
Move towards higher ‘wealth taxes’ could be leaving farmers out of pocket Stock image It's essential for all farming families to take into account all aspects included in farm transfers, now more than ever because of the move towards higher ‘wealth taxes’, according to IFAC Accountants Head of Tax Declan McEvoy. Speaking at the recent Teagasc sheep conference, he said to make...
Expansion costs hit profits at Batchelors-maker Valeo Products: The firm counts Odlums, Batchelors and Erin among its brands Exceptional costs of €12.24m at food group Valeo Foods contributed to pre-tax profits falling by 16pc to €24.2m last year. Valeo Foods, which counts Odlums, Batchelors, Jacob's, Erin and Kelkin among its brands, saw revenues increase by 8pc, from €589.2m to €634.4m, in the 12 months...
MMA fighter suspected of double murder who escaped when prison van stopped at McDonald's is recaptured Cedric Marks (Bell County Sheriff’s Office via AP) An MMA fighter suspected over two murders who escaped from a prison van in Texas was recaptured less than a mile away still wearing his jail-issue orange jumpsuit, police have said. Cedric Marks escaped from the van on...

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