- Tributes to ‘selfless lady’ and ‘relentless autism activist’ found dead in her home
Three bunches of flowers, two candles, and a brief note from friends — tributes left yesterday outside the home of murder victim Susan Dunne in the heart of rural North Kerry.
- White Christmas for Ireland’s south, says NZ forecaster
Long-range weather guru Ken Ring is predicting a frosty Christmas for Ireland this year, with the south of the country most likely to get a festive snowfall.
- Time to appreciate the real heroes who rush to our rescue
IT IS, at best, a troubled relationship. We have in this country a prof-essional group made up of individuals we all hope we never get to meet.
- 10,000-year-old settlement unearthed in Cork
The earliest known settlers in Co Cork were hunter-gatherers who lived near Fermoy more than 10,100 years ago.
- Farmer thrilled with rare donkey twins
Christmas has come early for animal lover Cormac Williams whose pet donkey, named Tulip, has given birth to twin foals.
- Sport obsession cost Kerry star his marriage
A former Kerry GAA star and the latest Operation Transformation leader has said his obsession with sport cost him his marriage.
- Father of teenager beaten to death pleads for justice
The father of a teenager beaten to death in an un-provoked attack, has written to Alan Shatter begging him to help get justice for his murdered son.
- Revealed: The €20m gap in CRC funding
Three quarters of the €27.856m donated to the charity wing of the Central Remedial Clinic between 1998 and 2011 was not sent on to the facility.
- A year after troika passed it on, Cecilia still awaits Kenny reply to cuts letter
The grandmother of a toddler with Down's syndrome has been waiting a year for a response from the Taoiseach and three government ministers to correspondence about disability cuts referred to them on her behalf by the troika.
- What’s going on up in the Áras Michael D?
Wherefore the halos, oh how they slip so lightly.
- Ireland ranked best in world to do business
Ireland is the best country in the world in which to do business, according to a report by leading US financial magazine Forbes.
- Government set to make €2.5bn from BoI deal
The Government stands to make an overall profit of up to €2.5bn from its initial €4.8bn investment in Bank of Ireland.
- Irish traders ‘avoid Bitcoin bubble’
Irish financial traders may have dodged the Bitcoin bullet as the value of the crypto-currency collapses following a Chinese ruling that it is a product, not a currency.
- Another step to help boost our credit rating
The successful refinancing of the €1.8bn preference shares was another positive credit event which should help improve Ireland's overall credit rating, said investors.
- Warning over rogue accountancy firms
Chartered Accountants Ireland (CAI) has warned that there are more than 120 accountancy firms operating without any regulatory oversight and a number of them are being run by convicted fraudsters.
- Coalition outsources economic policy
The Government is outsourcing the development of a mid-term economic strategy to keep the country growing after the departure of the troika.
- Cork stout retains international award
Murphy's Stout has beaten off competition from brands in Europe, the US and Japan at an annual awards ceremony in Australia.
- Noonan’s tax figures show 130 top earners will earn €4m average each
Finance Minister Michael Noonan has confirmed that 130 high rollers will earn on average €4m each this year.
- Even the ‘soundest’ investments carry high risk
For those with money to invest, and there are still many of those out there in the Irish economy, these are interesting, uncertain times.
- Nama meets troika target as €7.5bn in bonds redeemed
Nama has met a key troika target of redeeming €7.5bn of senior bonds before the end of this year.
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