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BUSINESS

Farming education '30 years behind'

By Ray Ryan, Agribusiness CorrespondentTHE agricultural science syllabus for secondary schools has not been updated in over 30 years, according to new Agri Aware chairperson Mairead Lavery.

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ICMSA assured on butter price support

By Ray RyanTHE Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association says the EU Commission has given it an assurance on butter price support.

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Investors stake €20m on Eastern fund

By Brian O'MahonySINCE October, Irish investors have sunk €20 million into China and India to exploit the range of opportunities offered by two of the fastest growing economies in the world.

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Ryanair founder to take stake in Mexican airline

RYANAIR founder Tony Ryan is to take a 49% stake in a Mexican start-up airline.

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Pizza king set to build own city

A FORMER US marine who was raised by nuns and made a fortune selling Domino's pizza has embarked on a €337m plan to build America's first town to be run according to strict Catholic principles.

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€30m boost for Conduit's Irish pair

By Brian O'Mahony, Chief Business CorrespondentEDDIE Kerr and Liam Young, the founders of Dublin directory inquiries company Conduit, have made almost €30 million from the sale of their investment stakes in the business they founded 10 years ago.

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AGI sells 33.7 million shares

By Ian GuiderSHARES in AGI Therapeutics got off to a flyer on the company's first day of trading on the Dublin and London stock markets yesterday.

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Cider sales drive C&C turnover up 9%

By Brian O'Mahony, Chief Business CorrespondentSTRONG cider sales will boost turnover 9% in the current year drinks to snacks group C&C said yesterday.

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Consumers to pay €100,000 in interest over €200,000, 25-year mortgage

By Niamh HennessyCONSUMERS can expect to pay close to €100,000 in interest over a 25-year, €200,000 mortgage.

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Cabinet to discuss sale of Aer Lingus

By Michael O'Farrell, Political ReporterTHE part privatisation of Aer Lingus will be discussed at Cabinet again today as the Government receives the semi-State company's annual report.

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AIB to land a cool €6m with branch sale

ANOTHER day, another €6 million for AIB, only this time that's the price expectation for a prime city bank branch about to be off-loaded.

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