Court and Crime
Court and Crime
Thu, 12 Oct, 2017
WITH plans afoot for the €70m-plus investment property sale of the ‘old’ Roches Stores/Debenhams Cork’s store by the publicity-shy Roche family, the arrival of a neighbouring niche investment with a more modest €1.5m price tag has impeccable timing, and opportunity.
Thu, 12 Oct, 2017
Thu, 13 Jul, 2017
A primary school in Co Wicklow has taken the step to ban fidget spinners from its grounds.
Tue, 16 May, 2017
Consumer advice with .
Tue, 11 Apr, 2017
Tue, 11 Oct, 2016
Ads on foreign TV stations transmitted in Ireland aimed at very young children have been found to breach Irish broadcasting codes.
Mon, 27 Jun, 2016
Irish Euromillions winner Dolores McNamara is in the running to buy a massive retail park in her native Limerick.
Wed, 13 Apr, 2016
The Easter Bunny has paid a visit to Smyths Toys and children are invited to stores nationwide to complete the free Easter Egg Hunt and claim their chocolatey treat from 10am to 4pm tomorrow; www.smythstoys.com
Fri, 25 Mar, 2016
Back-in-the-game sports retailers Elverys are continuing to hit the ground running, with a second Cork store off the busy ring road just acquired, hot on the heels of its just-opened city centre presence on Oliver Plunkett Street.
Thu, 24 Mar, 2016
LONG term secure rental of almost €1.5 million per annum (and scope to grow it further) is the lure at Limerick’s Ennis Road Retail Park.
Thu, 25 Feb, 2016
Some of the stranger stories from around the globe
Thu, 05 Nov, 2015
BACK at the commercial market’s height, land in key Cork suburbs was fetching €2.5m/3m an acre.
Thu, 12 Feb, 2015
The first Hello Kitty theme park outside Japan — 150 acres, in China, which cost over $300 million to construct — will open to the public on January 1 to a predicted one million visitors a year.
Sat, 13 Dec, 2014
A seven-year-old schoolboy, whose right leg was broken while he was bouncing on a trampoline at his home, has been awarded €35,000 damages in the Circuit Civil Court against Smyths Toys.
Thu, 27 Nov, 2014
Leading supermarket chain SuperValu has confirmed it ordered all stores to remove Israeli carrots from their shelves.
Wed, 06 Aug, 2014
The country’s largest chain of toy shops has begun an internal investigation after one of its stores cleared Israeli-made toys from its shelves.
Tue, 05 Aug, 2014
A High Court judge has dismissed an action for defamation by a Dublin man who alleged he was falsely accused of stealing a toy duck.
Fri, 08 Feb, 2013
Today, Esther N McCarthy discovers clocks to go cuckoo over and blooming good cushions.
Sun, 07 Oct, 2012
Sacked haulage firm workers are staging a sit-in after one of the country’s largest companies ceased trading with the loss of nearly 400 jobs.
Tue, 28 Aug, 2012
Management at one of the country's largest haulage companies has confirmed reports that it is to cease trading, with the loss of almost 400 jobs.
Tue, 28 Aug, 2012
Three teenagers who last night won a prestigious award for budding entrepreneurs were said to be blazing a trail for the future of Ireland.
Fri, 04 May, 2012
A RECORD number of needy Kerry children who could have been without toys this Christmas can look forward to a visit from Santa after all.
Mon, 20 Dec, 2010
IT’S coming up to last orders at Ireland’s online wine shops, with most of them bringing down the metaphorical shutters in the next few days — although of course most online wine shops do also trade in physical bricks-and-mortar stores, most of which will remain open up to Christmas Eve.
Sat, 18 Dec, 2010
NO matter how many dumper-trucks you buy your three-year-old daughter; no matter how many dolls or fluffy pandas you put under your son’s pillow at night, no matter the extent of gender-defying activities you choose for your children – there remains one universal law of nature no amount of uber-liberal parenting can transcend: boys and girls are different.
Tue, 28 Sep, 2010
UP to 100 jobs are to be created at two new emergency call handling centres in Donegal and Meath while Co Cork is set for 36 new posts as Mallow firm, Masterlink Logistics invests more than €5 million in a new facility.
Tue, 19 May, 2009
CHILDREN have only started back at school, but Christmas, it seems, is just around the corner.
Wed, 10 Sep, 2008
PARENTS were yesterday urged to get rid of Chinese-made Bindeez beads as the importers tested stocks to see if the toys contain the date-rape drug GHB.
Sat, 10 Nov, 2007
HERE’S hoping that your child isn’t looking for a Fisher-Price toy kitchen this Christmas as it’s the latest toy to be pulled off shelves due to health and safety fears.
Wed, 07 Nov, 2007
“BRING us back a parrot!” was the cry of canal bank Dublin urchins years ago as they waved to barges seen heading to imagined exotic destinations. Like Meath. Or Kildare.
Wed, 12 Sep, 2007
CHILDREN as young as four are being targeted by a mobile phone company that has created a special child’s phone with simple child-friendly features.
Fri, 10 Aug, 2007
FISHER-PRICE is recalling tens of thousands of Dora The Explorer and Lazy Town toys from Irish toy shops due to concerns they contain excessive amounts of lead in their surface paint.
Fri, 03 Aug, 2007
A TOY puppy which grows in size as the child plays with it is going on sale in Britain.
Mon, 30 Jul, 2007
CORK County Council has issued a warning letter to a wealthy businessman who travels from his home by helicopter about an alleged unauthorised hangar-like building on his land.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2007
UISCE fuar has been thrown on a sexually suggestive ad for a TG4 programme, Paisean Faisean, by the Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland.
Wed, 21 Dec, 2005